Acadia

Acadia National Park

Maine, United States

About


Designated as a National Park in 1919

Covering most of Mount Desert Island and other coastal islands, Acadia features the tallest mountain on the Atlantic coast of the United States, granite peaks, ocean shoreline, woodlands, and lakes. There are freshwater, estuary, forest, and intertidal habitats.

Activities


Weather


Today
7/12/2024
Clear
23°C
L: 20.3°C
H: 23.4°C
Clear sky
Feels like: 24°C
POP: 0%
Humidity: 77%
Wind: 5 kph SW
Tomorrow
7/13/2024
Rain
19°C
L: 19.1°C
H: 19.1°C
Light rain
Feels like: 19°C
POP: 32%
Humidity: 89%
Wind: 4 kph SW
Sunday
7/14/2024
Clear
22°C
L: 22.0°C
H: 22.0°C
Clear sky
Feels like: 22°C
POP: 0%
Humidity: 68%
Wind: 5 kph SW
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Official park contact info


Phone: (207) 288-3338
Additional information: Acadia Visitor Center

Reviews

4.9

13,035 reviews found on the web

Helpful reviews:

Pros: It's a NP with different landscapes combined. Cadillac Mountain sure has some nice views. The trail along the cliff has lots of nice view spots too. Cons: some of the climbing trails are not kids friendly. Some spots like Jordan Pond needs a lot more parking spots as people would park there and spend a few hours climbing, so if you don't get there as the first group, there is no chance to park there for a long time.
Tre R.
This park is a part of huge Harbor area with beautiful islands, terrific Atlantic ocean and so attractive ponds. You can spend unforgettable vacation herBoae as million Americans. Boating, kayaking, hiking, riding - it is up to you. And touch the old history of America.
Yuki W.
If you are visiting national parks, this one should be tops on your list. You get to experience Maine's gorgeous coast and rugged mountain terrain all inside and outside of the park. Walk or ride the carriage trails or park and relax at Sand Beach. Make it a point to be the 1st in the United States to see the sunrise atop Cadillac Mountain. Regardless of the social distancing factors involved, officials at ANP are there to make sure your experience in Acadia is a trip that will last a lifetime.
Lucas
Tre R.
June 2020

Pros: It's a NP with different landscapes combined. Cadillac Mountain sure has some nice views. The trail along the cliff has lots of nice view spots too. Cons: some of the climbing trails are not kids friendly. Some spots like Jordan Pond needs a lot more parking spots as people would park there and spend a few hours climbing, so if you don't get there as the first group, there is no chance to park there for a long time.

Yuki W.
July 2020

This park is a part of huge Harbor area with beautiful islands, terrific Atlantic ocean and so attractive ponds. You can spend unforgettable vacation herBoae as million Americans. Boating, kayaking, hiking, riding - it is up to you. And touch the old history of America.

Lucas
October 2020

If you are visiting national parks, this one should be tops on your list. You get to experience Maine's gorgeous coast and rugged mountain terrain all inside and outside of the park. Walk or ride the carriage trails or park and relax at Sand Beach. Make it a point to be the 1st in the United States to see the sunrise atop Cadillac Mountain. Regardless of the social distancing factors involved, officials at ANP are there to make sure your experience in Acadia is a trip that will last a lifetime.

Rina E.
August 2020

Acadia National Park is a wonderful scenic park that you can drive through with multiple park spaces to park and take pictures and enjoy the views. There are also various hiking trails and multiple loops you can take whether you prefer a shorter or longer drive around. There is a Parker ranger at the entrance that can provide a map and your driving pass throughout the park unless you prefer to walk through the park, at a lower cost. My recommendation is to give yourself at least an hour and a half to drive through the park and make pit stops on the many scenic overlooks.

Sook
October 2020

This park is a dream! A little bit of a journey to get there but so very worth it. It’s huge so I barely got to scratch the surface but loved every minute of it, and I’m already planning a trip back to tackle the rest. Sand beach was great! The coast trail was perfect. Going to Acadia was a bucket list item and it will be a bucket list item now to get back! Must see this place in its entirety. Unlike any other national park I’ve experienced! And soooo very well kept by the park rangers. Mad props, people! Love this one! Would give it 100 stars if I could!

James E.
September 2020

This is such a beautiful park! The rugged coastline found in Acadia National Park and along the coast of Maine is truly breathtaking. If you ever get the chance I would recommend you visit this park.

James W.
September 2020

If you are looking for a beautiful view then the sunrise in Acadia will take your breath away. I have packed into many glorious back country spots. I have drove on a wide variety of roads full of stunning views. I have sat on the peaks of many mountains and watched the Sun Rise and Sun Fall. There has been many trails that literally and metaphorically took my breath away. Yet, this terrain that only sits between 16 feet to the tallest point at 1,560 feet in elevation (Cadillac Mountain), some how manages to compete with the scenery of the West. It is beyond beautiful.

Nico L.
July 2020

What an incredible and magical place! This is my second trip in under ten years and I hope to come back again next year. The unspoiled beauty of the Atlantic Coastline is so majestic. There are trails for everyone’s challenge and ability level all with spectacular views of the ocean. Sandy Beach, Cadillac Mountain and Otter Cliffs were especially beautiful.

Sook M.
July 2020

My husband and I went here while in Maine on our honeymoon. The park is beautiful with many hikes and beautiful scenery. We hiked saw Thunder Hole and hiked the Precipitous Trail- and trail was a vertical rock climb straight up. One of the toughest hikes/climbs, but so worth it!

Trevon S.
September 2020

The best National Park! One of the prettiest places on the planet! Great drive up to Cadillac Mountain, great hike around Jordan Pond and THUNDER HOLE!!! Highly recommend all humans visit here at some point in their life!

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