Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park protects the natural beauty of the highest rocky headlands along the Atlantic coastline of the United States, an abundance of habitats, and a rich cultural heritage. At 3.5 million visits a year, it’s one of the top 10 most-visited national parks in the United States. Visitors enjoy 27 miles of historic motor roads, 158 miles of hiking trails, and 45 miles of carriage roads.

Address

Hulls Cove Visitor Center

25 Visitor Center Road
Route 3
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 

NPS Website

Acadia National Park

Junior Ranger Program

Acadia Quest Program

EarthCache Program

Hours

Hulls Cove Visitor Center

25 Visitor Center Road
Route 3
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 

Hulls Cove Visitor Center is the perfect place to begin your Acadia National Park visit. Here you can find park passes and park rangers to answer your questions. Large, self-service maps and digital information screens help you plan your visit. You can also purchase items from the Acadia National Park Store.

Since it’s construction in the 60’s, visitors have taken their first ‘hike’ in Acadia up the center’s 52 steps. Follow the signs for accessible access. The visitor center operates seasonally.

The visitor center operates seasonally and is closed Oct 31 to Apr 15 every year.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Monday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Saturday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Exceptions

  • July and August hours
  • Sunday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Monday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Winter closure
  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed

Village Green Information Center

19 Firefly Lane
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 

Information, Island Explorer buses, and park passes.

Village Green Information Center is located in downtown Bar Harbor, Maine.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Monday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Islesford Historical Museum

Little Cranberry Island
Islesford, ME 04646 

Museum, exhibits, and Eastern National bookstore.

Islesford is open June 22 through Sept 1, daily from 11 am to 4 pm. From Sept 2 through Sept 30 the museum is open 9 am to 3 pm Monday – Saturday, and 12 to 4 pm on Sundays.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Monday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Exceptions

  • September hours
  • Sunday 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Monday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Winter closure
  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed

Sieur de Monts Nature Center

47 Sweet Water Circle
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 

Exhibits, information, hiking information, and Wild Gardens.

Sieur de Monts Nature Center is open daily 9 am to 5 pm, May 2 through Oct 14, 2019.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Monday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Exceptions

  • May hours
  • Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Winter closure
  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed

Rockefeller Welcome Center

9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 

Exhibits about old Navy base and information.

From Columbus Day to Memorial Day: Rockefeller Hall exhibits are open daily, 10 am – 4 pm Administration offices are open weekdays, 8 am to 5 pm From Memorial Day to Columbus Day: Rockefeller Hall exhibits are open weekdays, 10 am – 4 pm Administration offices are open weekdays, 8 am to 4 pm Closed weekends

Standard Hours

  • Sunday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Monday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Schoodic Woods Campground

54 Farview Drive
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 

Information, Camping, Island Explorer buses, and park passes.

Schoodic Woods Campground is open from the Wednesday before Memorial Day until Columbus Day.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
  • Monday 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
  • Tuesday 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
  • Wednesday 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
  • Thursday 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
  • Friday 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
  • Saturday 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM

Exceptions

  • Off season
  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
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