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Activities for Everyone

What’s your favorite way to experience history and nature? For the self-propelled, Acadia National Park has miles of hiking trails and bike paths. If you’re looking to learn a new outdoor skill, try guided sea kayaking or rock climbing. And if you’d rather ride along, there are bus tours to take you to the famous and favorite sights of Acadia.

National Park Passes

Before you can start exploring, you’ll need to buy a park pass. The most common park passes can be purchased online and printed out before your visit. You can also buy a pass on arrival to the park, but it’s a good idea to check the map ahead of time, as not all passes are available at every park entrance. There are also some special passes for kids, seniors, active military members and veterans, and visitors with disabilities. Credit cards are accepted and preferred at all fee locations.

Acadia National Park

Acadia is the third oldest National Park in the United States, established in 1916 (though it wasn’t called Acadia until 1929). Over three million visitors come to the Atlantic coast each year to experience Acadia National Park for it’s breathtaking views and rugged history.

Looking for an Acadia National Park travel guide for your visit? With so many interesting activities and scenic destinations to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. Browse the resources below to build your ideal visit to Maine’s most iconic park