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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK PHASED REOPENING

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required Visitors Centers, Stores and/or Other Facilities Closed
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK PHASED REOPENING

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So what does "Park Phased Reopening" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Acadia National Park is currently working on reopening. This can mean that certain areas are closed. It can include trails, campgrounds, facilities, visitor centers, etc. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has more information about the status of the park. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Acadia National Park is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Maine and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Acadia National Park is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Maine and the local community for more detailed information.

Visitors Centers, Stores and/or Other Facilities Closed

Acadia National Park currently has visitors centers, stores, or other facilities closed due to Covid-19. It is highly suggested that you bring all the supplies you may need in case a store is closed or shopping is limited due to local communities or the park. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Maine and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: September 1, 2021
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Acadia National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Acadia National Park - News section for more.

  • Acadia National Park Advisory Commission meets virtually on February 7

    January 27, 2022 | 2:10 pm

    The Acadia National Park Advisory Commission will meet virtually at 1 pm on Monday, February 7. The meeting is open to the public and will include an opportunity for public comment.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • National Park Service invites eight artists for residencies at Acadia National Park in 2022

    January 25, 2022 | 12:52 pm

    Eight creative professionals have accepted invitations to visit Acadia National Park as artists-in-residence in 2022. Notable firsts for the program this year include a standup comic, a food writer, an art therapist and a jazz composer.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Eagle Lake Carriage Road is Now Fully Open for Your Enjoyment in Acadia National Park

    October 29, 2021 | 3:37 pm

    On Friday October 29, the Eagle Lake Loop of Acadia National Park’s carriage roads will be reopened following an extensive rehabilitation to the entire six miles of road. The completion of this project also marks the full rehabilitation to all 45 miles of the historic carriage road network in Acadia.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Brandon Bies Announced as New Deputy Superintendent

    October 20, 2021 | 1:00 pm

    Superintendent Kevin Schneider has announced that Brandon Bies has been selected as the Deputy Superintendent of Acadia National Park and St Croix International Historic Site. Prior to his selection, Bies was the Superintendent of Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. Bies also served a ten-month special assignment as the National Park Service Deputy Chief of Staff coordinating the agency’s COVID-19 response.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • What to Expect in Acadia National Park in October and November

    October 19, 2021 | 4:45 pm

    As Acadia National Park settles into the fall season and approaches the winter, hours of operation and services will also change. Before venturing into the park, always check the park website for the most current information. You can also download the National Park Service App to have this same information at your fingertips: www.nps.gov/acad/planyourvisit/apps.htm

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Project Underway to Identify Algal Toxins in US National Park Waterways

    October 14, 2021 | 11:51 am

    Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and National Park Service partnered on a first-of-its-kind, nationwide harmful algal bloom, or HAB, field study that began this summer and will continue over the next two years.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Michael Zwelling Selected as Site Manager of Saint Croix Island International Historic Site

    September 7, 2021 | 12:56 pm

    Acadia National Park Superintendent Kevin Schneider announced the selection of Michael Zwelling as site manager of Saint Croix Island International Historic Site in ME. Zwelling is currently the education specialist at Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites in Hyde Park, NY. Zwelling is scheduled to begin work at Saint Croix on Wednesday, September 15.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Acadia National Park Advisory Commission Meets Virtually September 13

    September 7, 2021 | 12:09 pm

    The Acadia National Park Advisory Commission will meet virtually at 1 pm on Monday September 13. The meeting is open to the public and will include an opportunity for public comments.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Water Tower at Schoodic Institute in Acadia National Park to be Repainted

    August 30, 2021 | 8:52 am

    The water tower on the campus of the Schoodic Institute in the Schoodic District of Acadia National Park will be repainted between September 7 and September 24, 2021. Painting the water tower is part of its regular maintenance and will return it to the original beige color. The water tower provides potable water and fire protection to the campus. While the water tower is being repainted, a back-up water tank will serve the campus. The water tower is 90-feet tall and holds 150,000 gallons.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Duck Brook Motor Road Bridge Temporary Lane Closure

    August 16, 2021 | 7:34 am

    The Duck Brook Motor Bridge driving lanes will be temporarily reduced to one lane of travel on Tuesday August 24, from 9 am to 5 pm. This will allow contractors access to the bridge’s interior before submitting bids for an upcoming construction project.

    Read more at nps.gov