What to Expect in Acadia National Park in October and November

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News Launch Day: October 19, 2021

Get hold of: Christie Anastasia, 207-288-8806

BAR HARBOR, MAINE – As Acadia Countrywide Park settles into the drop period and ways the wintertime, hours of operation and services will also change. Before venturing into the park, constantly look at the park website for the most present-day details. You can also down load the National Park Service App to have this same information at your fingertips: www.nps.gov/acad/planyourvisit/apps.htm  

Get started your take a look at at the Hulls Cove Customer Center to speak with park rangers, shop at America’s National Parks Gift Store, and access restrooms. Hulls Protect Visitor Center remains open till Oct 31, hours of procedure 8:30-4:30 pm everyday.  

Commencing on Nov 1, park ranger information services begin at the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, 2 Cottage Street (at the corner of Cottage and Major Road), hrs of operation 8 am to 4 pm daily. There will be a park ranger and/or a chamber personnel present to assistance you system your trip to the area and the park.  

Entrance passes are necessary to take a look at and get pleasure from Acadia yr-spherical. Passes can be purchased online at any time at Recreation.gov. Entrance passes are also available for order at the Hulls Cove Customer Middle until finally Oct 23. Those people browsing the park and driving via the Sand Beach Entrance Station can buy passes at that place Oct 24-Dec 31 when the station is staffed.  Learn more about entrance passes at nps.gov/acad/planyourvisit/fees.htm  

Commencing on Nov 14, the part of the Park Loop Road known as “Lower Mountain Road” will shut to all visitor accessibility to allow servicing work to happen in a safe and sound fashion (from Jordan Pond North Lot continuing to the entrance for Cadillac Summit Road). Throughout this time, all traffic approaching Jordan Pond should enter and exit at the Stanley Brook Entrance.  

On Nov 15 gravel roads in the park near to motor motor vehicle website traffic. This features Seal Cove Highway, Western Mountain Streets, and the Lengthy Pond Hearth Road, between other individuals.  

As a reminder, the Park Loop Street and the Cadillac Summit Highway routinely near to motor vehicles on December 1 of each and every yr, but early winter weather may well trigger any segment of the road to close for the season before. A two-mile portion from the Sand Seashore Entrance Station to Otter Cliff Road and accessibility to the Jordan Pond typically keep on being open up. All areas in the park need an entrance pass whilst vehicle reservations for Cadillac Summit Street are not essential just after Oct 19. When sections of the Park Loop Street closes, people locations come to be a snowmobile route. Snowmobiles are permitted on the closed sections of the Park Loop Road and on the unplowed lane involving the Sand Beach Entrance Station and Otter Cliff Street. In the function of inclement weather conditions, all sections of the Park Loop Road could be closed to motor automobiles.  

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