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  1. Winner announced in 2018 Acadia National Park entrance pass photo contest
    Feb. 6, 2018
  2. Free Admission on Four Days in 2018
    Dec. 19, 2017
  3. Limited time: Acadia Annual Pass on sale for half-price
    Nov. 28, 2017
  4. Applications open for 2018 Artist-in-Residence Program
    Nov. 21, 2017
  5. Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park closes to motor vehicles for the season
    Nov. 21, 2017
  6. Winter and spring visitor services hosted in collaboration with the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
    Oct. 31, 2017
  7. National Park Service announces Acadia National Park’s 2018 annual pass contest
    Oct. 16, 2017
  8. National Park Service releases Acadia National Park Foundation Document online
    Oct. 3, 2017
  9. Duck Brook Bridge Temporary Closure
    Sept. 20, 2017
  10. Star Party on Cadillac Mountain will highlight the 9th Annual Acadia Night Sky Festival
    Sept. 12, 2017
  11. National Park Service seeks proposals to lease the historic Blue Duck Ships Store
    Aug. 15, 2017
  12. Acadia National Park offers visitors a second chance to get an entrance pass
    Aug. 8, 2017
  13. Acadia National Park joins campaign to decrease impaired driving and improve visitor safety on park roads
    Aug. 8, 2017
  14. Peregrine falcon nesting areas reopen in Acadia National Park
    Aug. 1, 2017
  15. Repair of collapsed retaining wall causes carriage road closure
    July 25, 2017
  16. National Park Service releases summary of public comments on preliminary concepts for Acadia’s Transportation Plan
    July 18, 2017
  17. Carriage Roads in Acadia National Park to be resurfaced
    June 20, 2017
  18. Acadia National Park Advisory Commission meeting postponed
    May 15, 2017
  19. Tourism to Acadia National Park in 2016 created $333 million in total economic benefits
    May 2, 2017
  20. National Park Service is set to conduct prescribed fire burns in Acadia National Park
    April 27, 2017
  21. Acadia National Park relocates visitor services from park headquarters to Hulls Cove Visitor Center
    April 26, 2017
  22. Acadia National Park begins opening facilities for summer season
    April 11, 2017
  23. Peregrine falcons return to nest in Acadia National Park
    March 22, 2017
  24. National Park Service launches pilot program to manage traffic in Acadia National Park
    March 22, 2017
  25. National Park Service offers summer teacher fellowships at Acadia National Park and Saint Croix Island International Historic Site
    Jan. 12, 2017
  26. Hiker suffers fall on Precipice Trail in Acadia National Park
    Dec. 27, 2016
  27. National Park Service announces winner of Acadia National Park’s 2017 annual entrance pass contest
    Dec. 20, 2016
  28. National Park Service Invites Proposals to Host Ranger-Narrated Activities
    Dec. 9, 2016
  29. National Park Service invites the public to an informational dialogue about Acadia National Park at Schoodic
    Dec. 5, 2016
  30. Park Loop Road closes to motor vehicles for the season on December 1st
    Nov. 30, 2016
  31. National Park Service announces Acadia National Park's 2017 annual pass contest
    Oct. 18, 2016
  32. National Park Service announces preliminary concepts for the Acadia National Park Transportation Plan
    Oct. 12, 2016
  33. Beech Cliff Trail Closed Weekdays for Maintenance
    Oct. 4, 2016
  34. Star Party on Cadillac Mountain will highlight the 8th Annual Acadia Night Sky Festival
    Sept. 19, 2016
  35. Acadia National Park offers bat research field trips
    Sept. 19, 2016
  36. Man transported by LifeFlight from top of Champlain Mountain after fall in Acadia National Park
    Sept. 11, 2016
  37. Damaged bus on summit road closes Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park
    Sept. 11, 2016
  38. Acadia National Park will offer a car-free morning on September 17
    Sept. 8, 2016
  39. Motorcycle accident in Acadia National Park results in fatality
    Sept. 5, 2016
  40. Improvements to Acadia National Park infrastructure to be completed this fall
    Aug. 31, 2016
  41. Acadia National Park Advisory Commission meeting announced
    Aug. 30, 2016
  42. National Park Service joins national traffic safety campaign at Acadia National Park
    Aug. 30, 2016
  43. National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary with free admission to all national parks
    Aug. 19, 2016
  44. National Park Service celebrates the Gift of Acadia
    Aug. 16, 2016
  45. Celebrate Centennial Fourth Grade Week in Acadia National Park
    Aug. 16, 2016
  46. Acadia National Park Invites Everyone to #FindYourPark during the Centennial Birthday Month
    Aug. 3, 2016
  47. Peregrine falcon nesting areas reopen on July 29th
    July 29, 2016
  48. Lurvey Spring Road to be closed for tree maintenance
    July 26, 2016
  49. Improvements to Island Explorer Circulation at Bubble Pond
    June 20, 2016
  50. Park Science Day at Acadia
    June 17, 2016
  51. Free Leave No Trace workshops in Acadia
    June 14, 2016
  52. Man suffers fatal fall at Acadia
    June 7, 2016
  53. National Trails Day 2016
    May 31, 2016
  54. Advisory Commission Meeting June 2016
    May 31, 2016
  55. Acadia to Host Viewing of Rare Astronomical Event
    May 3, 2016
  56. Tourism to Acadia National Park in 2015 created $305 million in total economic benefits
    May 3, 2016
  57. Centennial Events Heat Up in May
    May 3, 2016
  58. 2016 Car-Free Mornings
    April 26, 2016
  59. Human remains found in Acadia National Park
    April 16, 2016
  60. Opening facilities for the summer season
    April 11, 2016
  61. National Junior Ranger Day to be held at Camp Beech Cliff
    April 11, 2016
  62. Centennial Events Continue Throughout April
    March 30, 2016
  63. Trail Closure for Peregrine Falcon Nesting 2016
    March 15, 2016
  64. Rabies found in a Raccoon at Sieur de Monts
    March 3, 2016
  65. Winter Events Celebrate Acadia's Centennial
    March 1, 2016
  66. Maine State Legislature Honors Acadia
    March 1, 2016
  67. Mud Season Closure of Carriage Roads
    Feb. 29, 2016
  68. Launch of Online Park Pass Sales
    Feb. 16, 2016
  69. $68.3 Million in Deferred Maintenance
    Feb. 9, 2016
  70. Centennial Winter Events
    Feb. 2, 2016
  71. Acadia Receives Funding through the National Park Service Centennial Challenge Program
    Jan. 29, 2016
  72. Summer Teacher Fellowships at Acadia National Park and Saint Croix Island International Historic Site
    Jan. 26, 2016
  73. Workshop to Look for Emerald Ash Borers Offered
    Jan. 22, 2016
  74. Acadia National Park suspends search for missing man
    Jan. 17, 2016
  75. Search for a missing man in Acadia
    Jan. 15, 2016
  76. Advisory Commission Meeting February 1, 2016
    Jan. 12, 2016
  77. It's Our Centennial!
    Jan. 4, 2016
  78. Honoring George Gilpin
    Dec. 22, 2015
  79. Invitation for Proposals to Host Ranger-Narrated Activities in 2016
    Dec. 8, 2015
  80. Kevin Schneider Selected as Superintendent at Acadia National Park and St. Croix Island International Historic Site
    Dec. 1, 2015
  81. Seasonal and Roadside Maintenance Closures
    Oct. 20, 2015
  82. Public information meeting on Special Use Permits.
    Oct. 14, 2015
  83. Professor Federico Niccolini to Speak on Management of National Parks in Italy
    Sept. 28, 2015
  84. Acadia will offer a Car-Free Morning on National Public Lands Day
    Sept. 16, 2015
  85. Boats and Buoys Exhibit at Islesford Historical Museum Excites Visitors
    Sept. 15, 2015
  86. Public Meeting to be held on Park Headquarters and Visitor Center Plan
    Sept. 15, 2015
  87. Acadia Advisory Commission Meeting Scheduled for September 14th
    Sept. 8, 2015
  88. Bat Research in Acadia
    Sept. 7, 2015
  89. Star Party on Cadillac Mountain will highlight the 7th Annual Acadia Night Sky Festival
    Sept. 4, 2015
  90. Acadia announces the grand opening of Schoodic Woods Campground
    Aug. 27, 2015
  91. National Park Service announces Listening Session on Short-Term Transportation Management Actions at Schoodic
    Aug. 18, 2015
  92. Find Your Park and Celebrate the 99th Birthday of the National Park Service
    Aug. 18, 2015
  93. All peregrine falcon nesting areas are open
    Aug. 6, 2015
  94. Milkweed and Monarchs: How the loss of one could be causing the absence of the other
    July 14, 2015
  95. Acadia announces second round of public meetings regarding the transportation plan
    July 13, 2015
  96. Cadillac Cliffs Trail to undergo rehabilitation
    July 6, 2015
  97. Seal Cove Road to close temporarily
    June 30, 2015
  98. Bridge work continues in Acadia
    June 16, 2015
  99. Transportation Planning for Acadia Begins
    May 20, 2015
  100. Vista clearing in Acadia
    May 18, 2015
  101. Thunder Hole Opens
    May 11, 2015
  102. Carriage Roads Open to Walkers
    May 5, 2015
  103. Prescribed Burns Planned for Acadia
    May 4, 2015
  104. Acadia Announces Centennial Challenge Projects- NPS Matches Friends of Acadia Funds for Historic Trails and Carriage Road Work
    April 28, 2015
  105. Tourism to Acadia creates $271 million in economic benefits
    April 27, 2015
  106. Acadia National Park Prepares for Summer Season
    April 20, 2015
  107. Celebrate National Junior Ranger Day in Acadia
    April 20, 2015
  108. Jordan Cliffs Trail closed
    April 15, 2015
  109. Acadia to offer car-free mornings
    April 2, 2015
  110. Acadia has $57.6 million in deferred maintenance
    April 2, 2015
  111. Peregrine Falcons are Back
    April 2, 2015
  112. Acadia National Park Joins National Find Your Park Movement
    March 30, 2015
  113. Park Loop Road being prepared for opening
    March 30, 2015
  114. Acadia National Park Invites Proposals to Host Ranger-Narrated Activities
    March 23, 2015
  115. Blackwoods Campground Late Opening
    March 22, 2015
  116. Thunder Hole Closure
    March 22, 2015
  117. Seasonal Openings for 2015
    March 16, 2015
  118. Acadia Summer Teacher Fellowship
    Feb. 24, 2015
  119. February Meeting of Acadia National Park Advisory Commission
    Jan. 24, 2015
  120. Road and Bridge Work in Acadia
    Jan. 13, 2015
  121. National Park Service Completes Visitor Use Management Plan for the Isle au Haut District
    Nov. 17, 2014
  122. Public Meeting to Discuss Increases in Park Entrance and Camping Fees
    Nov. 3, 2014
  123. Acadia National Park Announces Donation of Important Bird Research Collection
    Oct. 6, 2014
  124. Acadia Night Sky Festival Offers a Shuttle to the Stars
    Sept. 23, 2014
  125. Invasive Insect Contributing to Red Pine Die-off on Mount Desert Island
    Sept. 16, 2014
  126. Acadia National Park Plans Prescribed Burn September 2014
    Sept. 16, 2014
  127. Meeting of Acadia National Park Advisory Commission September 2014
    Aug. 25, 2014
  128. Acadia National Park Plans Prescribed Burn Fall 2014
    Aug. 25, 2014
  129. Bridge Repairs at Acadia National Park Starting in Early September 2014
    Aug. 15, 2014
  130. Secretary Jewell to Visit Acadia National Park to Highlight Science and Youth Partnerships
    Aug. 11, 2014
  131. All Peregrine Falcon Nesting Areas to Open
    Aug. 1, 2014
  132. Acadia National Park is America's Favorite Place
    July 30, 2014
  133. Nature Journaling for Children and Families
    July 18, 2014
  134. Acadia National Park Requests Comments on the Draft Visitor Use Management Plan for the Isle au Haut District
    July 8, 2014
  135. Rum Island closed to protect loons
    May 29, 2014
  136. Peregrine falcons nesting at Acadia National Park: Jordan Cliffs are closed
    May 28, 2014
  137. Acadia National Park Advisory Commission Meeting June 2014
    May 21, 2014
  138. Acadia National Park Celebrates Arbor Day By Increasing Awareness About Emerald Ash Borers
    May 19, 2014
  139. Acadia Quest: Uniquely Acadia Edition Offers a Fun Way to Explore the Park
    May 19, 2014
  140. Acadia National Park Centennial Logo Unveiled
    May 12, 2014
  141. Lower Hadlock Pond Land Transferred to Acadia National Park
    May 5, 2014
  142. Saving your trees: Emerald Ash Borer Workshop Offered
    April 26, 2014
  143. Spring 2014 prescribed burn plans for Acadia National Park
    April 19, 2014
  144. Changes to Acadia's Fee Program
    April 15, 2014
  145. Park Loop Road and Cadillac Summit Road to Open
    April 14, 2014
  146. Hulls Cove Visitor Center to Open
    April 8, 2014
  147. Peregrine falcon reclaim nesting territories at Acadia National Park
    March 17, 2014
  148. Acadia National Park Tourism Creates $200 Million in Local Economic Benefit
    March 3, 2014
  149. Acadia National Park Advisory Commission meeting
    Jan. 27, 2014
  150. Fire Management Operations Burn Scheduled
    Dec. 11, 2013
  151. Logo Contest Announced for Acadia National Park Centennial
    Nov. 14, 2013
  152. Acadia Seeks Input on Fee Proposal to Supplement the Island Explorer
    Nov. 12, 2013
  153. Artist-in-Residence applications being accepted
    Oct. 29, 2013
  154. Halloween fun for kids at Schoodic
    Oct. 22, 2013
  155. National Park Service selects Dawnland, LLC as concessions operator for Acadia National Park
    Sept. 23, 2013
  156. Acadia Night Sky Festival Offers a Shuttle to the Stars
    Sept. 19, 2013
  157. Dr. Michael Soukup to direct Schoodic Institute scientific programs
    Sept. 19, 2013
  158. Effects of sequestration on Acadia
    April 10, 2013
  159. Acadia Raptor Internship
    Feb. 1, 2013
  160. 2012 Acadia Annual Pass Sale
    Nov. 15, 2012
  161. Acadia National Park Annual Closures
    Oct. 23, 2012
  162. The Waterfront of Otter Creek: A Community Oral History
    Aug. 28, 2012
  163. ANP Advisory Commission Meeting
    Aug. 28, 2012
  164. Concession Contract opens in Acadia
    Aug. 10, 2012
  165. Hawk Watch Begins
    Aug. 10, 2012
  166. Duck Brook Road partially closed
    April 18, 2012
  167. National Jr. Ranger Day in Acadia National Park
    April 9, 2012
  168. White-nose syndrome
    March 21, 2012
  169. Precipice Trail closed
    March 16, 2012
  170. Growing up WILD workshop
    March 9, 2012
  171. Annual carriage road closures
    March 9, 2012
  172. Acadia Requests Proposals for Host Ranger-Narrated Boat Cruises
    Feb. 17, 2012
  173. Education interns teach about Acadia
    Feb. 10, 2012
  174. A Walk on the Bar
    Feb. 6, 2012
  175. Fire training in Acadia National Park
    Jan. 27, 2012
  176. Jordan Pond Gate Lodge - 2011
    Nov. 28, 2011
  177. Acadia Annual Passes on Sale
    Nov. 18, 2011
  178. Grand opening at SERC
    Aug. 16, 2011
  179. parking lots closed
    Aug. 8, 2011
  180. Road Clearing
    March 16, 2011
  181. Acadia National Park
    March 10, 2011
  182. News Release
    March 10, 2011
  183. Raptor internship in Acadia National Park
    Feb. 8, 2011
  184. Improvements to roads in Acadia
    April 21, 2010
  185. National Junior Ranger Day in Acadia
    April 14, 2010
  186. Pruning workshop
    April 14, 2010
  187. Visitor center and loop road to open on April 15
    April 7, 2010
  188. Meeting to discuss National System of Marine Protected Areas
    April 4, 2010
  189. Trail closures
    March 25, 2010
  190. Island Explorer bus stop improvements
    Jan. 31, 2010
  191. Acadia Raptor Internship Available
    Jan. 31, 2010
  192. Acadia National Park annual passes on sale
    Nov. 29, 2009
  193. Contract awarded for Schoodic demolition work
    Nov. 17, 2009
  194. Champlain Mountain Trail is reopened
    Oct. 12, 2009
  195. Beech Mountain Fire Tower to Open
    Oct. 8, 2009
  196. Acadia National Park Employees Recognized
    Sept. 17, 2009
  197. West Side Acadia Road Closures
    Sept. 14, 2009
  198. Acadia National Park Advisory Commission Notice of Meeting - Fall 2009
    Aug. 31, 2009
  199. High surf washes visitors into ocean at Acadia National Park
    Aug. 23, 2009
  200. Annual Employee Safety Award
    Aug. 17, 2009
  201. Acadia's 2009 HawkWatch Begins
    Aug. 12, 2009
  202. Dr. Peter Petraitis to Present Research on Dogwhelks at August 18th Acadia Science Seminar
    Aug. 11, 2009
  203. Precipice and Beech Cliffs and Precipice Trail Are Opened
    July 27, 2009
  204. Workshop on Using GPS Technology in Acadia
    May 3, 2009
  205. Project WILD Aquatic Workshop
    April 19, 2009
  206. 2009 National Junior Ranger Day at Acadia National Park
    April 12, 2009
  207. Park Loop Road and Visitor Center to Open
    April 8, 2009
  208. Acadia Carriage Roads Annual Closure - 2009
    April 5, 2009
  209. Peregrine Falcons Nesting - Valley Cove Area and Trails Closed
    March 31, 2009
  210. Peregrine Falcons Nesting - Precipice Cliff and Associated Trails Closed
    March 23, 2009
  211. Acadia National Park Advisory Commission Notice of Meeting
    Jan. 21, 2009
  212. National Park Service Provides Wildland Fire Grants to Local Fire Departments
    Dec. 11, 2008
  213. Acadia Virtual Tour Wins Media Award
    Dec. 8, 2008
  214. National Park Service Selects Operator for Contract to Operate Wildwood Stables
    Dec. 4, 2008
  215. Acadia Annual Passes on Sale for the Holidays - 2008
    Nov. 23, 2008
  216. Parking Improvements at the Jordan Pond House
    Nov. 5, 2008
  217. Annual Hunting Season Closure in Acadia National Park
    Oct. 30, 2008
  218. Teachers Experience Life as Park Rangers
    Oct. 26, 2008
  219. Acadia National Park Annual Closures - 2008
    Oct. 23, 2008
  220. Trail Name Changes in Acadia National Park
    Sept. 9, 2008
  221. Storm-Related Closures in Acadia National Park
    Sept. 8, 2008
  222. Major New Ethnographic Study about Wabanaki Indians in Coastal Maine
    Aug. 17, 2008
  223. Precipice, North Flying Mountain, and Adjacent Trails to Open
    July 31, 2008
  224. Learn about (true) BUGS! Hemiptera, that is...
    July 24, 2008
  225. Otter Cliffs Climbing Routes Closed
    July 22, 2008
  226. Closures at Jordan and Beech Cliffs are Rescinded
    July 22, 2008
  227. Acadia HawkWatch Volunteer Needed!
    July 10, 2008
  228. First Centennial Projects Coming to Acadia
    April 24, 2008
  229. 2008 National Junior Ranger Day at Acadia National Park
    April 9, 2008
  230. Peregrine Falcons Nesting - Precipice, Valley Cove, and Beech Cliff Closed
    April 7, 2008
  231. Park Loop Road and Hulls Cove Visitor Center to Open - 2008
    April 6, 2008
  232. Acadia Carriage Roads Annual Closure - 2008
    March 30, 2008
  233. 2007 Acadia National Park Visitation Increases
    Jan. 28, 2008
  234. New Web Page to List Cross-Country Ski Conditions on Park Carriage Roads
    Jan. 6, 2008
  235. Acadia NP and Saint Croix Island IHS Ornaments Displayed on Official White House Christmas Tree
    Nov. 29, 2007
  236. Acadia Annual Passes on Sale for the 2007 Holidays
    Nov. 18, 2007
  237. Acadia National Park Annual Closures - 2007
    Oct. 25, 2007
  238. Art in Acadia
    Aug. 30, 2007
  239. New Hours
    Aug. 26, 2007
  240. Three Acadia Centennial Proposals Eligible for Matching Funds
    Aug. 22, 2007
  241. Artists-in-Residence Classes at Acadia National Park
    Aug. 20, 2007
  242. Precipice Trail Reopens
    Aug. 16, 2007
  243. HawkWatch Begins Soon
    Aug. 13, 2007
  244. Homans Path Reopens
    Aug. 8, 2007
  245. Senator Collins Dedicates New Auditorium at Acadia National Park
    Aug. 5, 2007
  246. Summer Workshops at Acadia National Park
    July 15, 2007
  247. Roadwork on Schoodic Peninsula
    July 1, 2007
  248. Closures at Falcon Nesting Cliffs and Trails Are Rescinded - Most Trails Open
    June 26, 2007
  249. Islesford Historical Museum Presents Smithsonian Poster Exhibit Celebrating 200th Anniversary of NOAA Predecessor
    June 21, 2007
  250. New Signs for Acadia National Park will Promote Awareness
    June 4, 2007
  251. Repairs on Park Loop Road
    May 20, 2007
  252. Celebrate National Junior Ranger Day in Acadia National Park
    April 17, 2007
  253. Park Loop Road and Hulls Cove Visitor Center to Open
    April 9, 2007
  254. Acadia Carriage Roads Annual Closure
    March 27, 2007
  255. Peregrine Falcons Nesting - Jordan Cliffs and N. Flying Mountain Trails Closed
    March 26, 2007
  256. Peregrine Falcons Nesting - Precipice Cliff Area and Associated Trails Closed
    March 21, 2007
  257. Teacher Workshops Introduce Passamaquoddy Teaching Kit
    Feb. 7, 2007
  258. Acadia National Park Invites Proposals to Host Ranger-Narrated Boat Cruises
    Jan. 30, 2007
  259. Acadia National Park Internships Available
    Jan. 11, 2007
  260. Passamaquoddy Teaching Kit Wins National Award
    Dec. 19, 2006
  261. Acadia Annual Passes on Sale for the Holidays
    Nov. 8, 2006
  262. Artists Sought for Artist-in-Residence Program
    Nov. 8, 2006
  263. Acadia National Park Revises Summer Visitation Numbers
    Oct. 22, 2006
  264. Acadia National Park Annual Closures
    Oct. 18, 2006
  265. Celebrating Art in Acadia National Park
    Oct. 18, 2006
  266. Four Park Trails Closed Due to Earthquake Damage
    Oct. 5, 2006
  267. Artists Share Their Work at Schoodic - October 2006
    Oct. 2, 2006
  268. Fee Free Day at Acadia National Park
    Sept. 25, 2006
  269. Passasmaquoddy Teaching Kit Is Finalist in Media Award Competition
    Sept. 21, 2006
  270. Artists Share Their Work at Schoodic
    Sept. 18, 2006
  271. Acadia Hawkwatch
    Aug. 21, 2006
  272. Visitor Center Decreases Hours
    Aug. 20, 2006
  273. Art in Acadia National Park at Schoodic Point
    Aug. 9, 2006
  274. Valley Cove and Beech Cliffs Are Opened
    Aug. 3, 2006
  275. Precipice and East Face Trails and Cliff Opened to Hiking
    July 27, 2006
  276. Middle Section of Hadlock Trail and Adjacent Area Opened
    July 23, 2006
  277. Resource Acadia Workshop
    June 7, 2006
  278. University of Maine Forestry Camp Students at Acadia
    May 15, 2006
  279. National Park Service Honors Park Employees
    May 4, 2006
  280. Len Bobinchock Receives Department of the Interior Award
    May 2, 2006
  281. Jordan Cliff Area and Trail Closed to Protect Nesting Peregrines
    April 13, 2006
  282. Renovations Begin at SERC
    April 9, 2006
  283. Valley Cove Closed to Protect Nesting Peregrines
    March 25, 2006
  284. Precipice and Beech Cliffs Closed to Protect Nesting Peregrines
    March 21, 2006
  285. Oral Rabies Vaccination Program EA
    Jan. 2, 2005
  286. EA for Rehabilitating Visitor Facilities at Echo Lake
    Jan. 12, 2004
  287. 2004 Entrance Fees
    Dec. 10, 2003
  288. Blackwoods Rehabilitation Decision
    Aug. 25, 2003