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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.

  • Come Prepared For A Busy Holiday Weekend

    October 4, 2022 | 2:00 pm

    The National Park Service is expecting high visitation at Acadia National Park over the Indigenous People’s Day weekend. Visitors should plan their trip and expect long lines and wait times, traffic congestion and limited parking at the park’s most popular destinations.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Road work to begin October 11 on Park Loop Road at Acadia National Park

    September 30, 2022 | 11:38 am

    A paving project for the Park Loop Road, Sieur De Monts Spring entrance road, and Old Farm Road will kick off this fall. Paving of the Park Loop Road will begin on October 11, and will start at Sand Beach Entrance Station and go to the end of the one-way at Stanley Brook Road. The paving project will begin with prep work, including the grinding of transitions and milling occurring within the first two weeks. Paving is scheduled for the last two weeks of October. Striping will occur in November after paving has been completed. The project’s timeline is dependent on the weather.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Acadia National Park Advisory Commission meets in-person Sept 12

    September 6, 2022 | 10:06 am

    The Acadia National Park Advisory Commission will meet in-person at Moore Auditorium at the Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor, ME at 1 pm on Mon Sept 12. There will also be a virtual option available for those unable to attend in-person. The meeting is open to the public and will include an opportunity for public comment.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Acadia National Park visitors should come prepared for a busy Labor Day weekend

    August 23, 2022 | 9:44 pm

    The National Park Service is expecting high visitation at Acadia National Park over Labor Day weekend. Visitors should plan their trip and expect long lines and wait times, traffic congestion and limited parking at the park’s most popular destinations.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • NPS Director visits Acadia National Park, Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument 

    August 4, 2022 | 10:45 am

    National Park Service (NPS) Director Chuck Sams visited Acadia National Park last week to meet with park staff and partners about shared priorities, including shared Tribal co-management, and see infrastructure improvements that are part of a concerted effort by the Biden-Harris Administration to address deferred maintenance and repair needs in national parks.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Acadia National Park celebrates 30th anniversary of its Artist-in-Residence program in 2023

    July 6, 2022 | 2:40 pm

    The Artist-in-Residence Program at Acadia National Park will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2023 by waiving its application fee and creating more opportunities for local artists, including a new spot dedicated to a young artist enrolled at an area high school. Find details at go.nps.gov/AcadiaArt.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • National park tourism in Maine creates $770 million in economic output

    June 24, 2022 | 7:54 am

    A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that visitors to national parks in Maine spent $490 million in 2021. The total of 4.1 million visits supported 7,070 jobs and had a cumulative economic output of $770 million.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Visitors Should Come Prepared for a Busy Independence Day Weekend

    June 21, 2022 | 1:12 pm

    The National Park Service is expecting high visitation at Acadia National Park over Independence Day weekend. Visitors should plan their trip and expect long lines and wait times, traffic congestion and limited parking at the park’s most popular destinations. 

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Acadia National Park Advisory Commission meets virtually on June 6

    May 25, 2022 | 9:11 am

    The Acadia National Park Advisory Commission will meet virtually at 1 pm on Monday, June 6. The meeting is open to the public and will include an opportunity for public comment. Agenda topics will include: Update on the 2022 season; Construction projects, including the park headquarters maintenance facility and Duck Brook bridge repair; Great Meadow culvert replacement and wetland enhancement, including funding received under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law; Reports from Friends of Acadia and Schoodic Institute. Additional topics may be discussed based on the interest of the Advisory Commission members.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Come prepared for Memorial Day weekend at Acadia National Park

    May 24, 2022 | 1:32 pm

    The National Park Service is expecting high visitation at Acadia National Park over Memorial Day weekend. Visitors should plan their trip and expect crowds, traffic congestion and limited parking throughout the park.

    Read more at nps.gov