You DO Love Acadia!

A generous group of park friends made an offer of an incredible gift of $20,000 to Friends of Acadia with the caveat that we raise a matching amount by end-of-day October 15. That’s exactly what we did with the help of many contributions and we reached our goal a day early! If you missed the E-challenge, but would still like to contribute …
October 14, 2020

All Donations Matched Through October 15

To kickoff this year’s Fall E-Challenge, a generous group of park friends has offered an incredible gift of $20,000—but only if we can raise a matching amount by end-of-day Thursday, October 15. Read more…
October 8, 2020

Acadia Sets Vehicle Reservations Test

BAR HARBOR, MAINE — The National Park Service has developed a vehicle reservation system to reduce severe traffic and parking congestion so visitors can…
August 5, 2020


Staying Connected to Acadia during COVID-19

Acadia National Park’s Park Loop Road and most of the restrooms along that route will officially open for the season on Monday, June 1, officials said Thursday… (read more)

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