Acadia National Park is an American national park located along the mid-section of the the coast of Maine in the USA and southwest of Bar Harbor. The Acadia National Park is about 160 miles from Portland, Maine, and about 50 miles from Bangor, Maine. Here is information about places to visit near Acadia National Park, tourist attractions, best time to visit, address, things to do, facilities, facts and locaion map of Acadia National Park.
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Where is Acadia National Park Located?
Established on July 8, 1916, Acadia National Park is located in Hancock & Knox counties, Maine, United States. It is an American national park that preserves the tip of the Schoodic Peninsula, part of the Isle au Haut and almost half of Mount Desert Island. Along with this, Acadia National Park also protects the coastal landform and the mountains along the Atlantic coast. The tallest mountain - Cadillac Mountain on the Atlantic Coast of the United States is a part of the Atlantic Coast of the United States. George B. Dorr is called the "Father of Acadia National Park". Wanting to know more about Acadia National Park? Here are some interesting facts about Acadia National Park.
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Geographical details of Acadia National Park - The park spans over a total area of 49,075 acres out of which Mount Desert Island covers an area of 30,200 acres and Isle au Haut covers an area of 200 acres.
Recreational activities at the Acadia National Park - One can take part in various recreational activities such as kayaking and canoeing, bus touring, hiking, fishing, bicycling, horseback riding, boat tours on the ocean rock climbing, swimming, etc.
The climate of Acadia National Park - The park has extremely hot summers and severely cold winters. The average annual temperature of Acadia National Park is 47.3 °F (8.5 °C).
Ecology - The ecological zones of this national park are barren mountain summits, eastern deciduous forests, freshwater ponds and lakes, swamps, beaches, etc.
Acadia National Park Information:
|Location||Hancock & Knox counties, Maine, United States|
|Nearest city||Bar Harbor|
|Coordinates||44°21′N 68°13′WCoordinates: 44°21′N 68°13′W|
|Area||49,075 acres (198.60 km2)|
|Established:||July 8, 1916|
|Annual Visitors:||3.5 million|
|Visitor Centers:||Hulls Cove, Thompson Island|
|Entrance Fee:||$25 per vehicle, $12 per person|
|Best time to visit:||Between late spring and fall|
Thing to Do in Acadia National Park
Top places to visit in Acadia National Park are Cadillac Mountain, Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, Jordan Pond, Sand Beach, Thunder Hole,Abbe Museum, Carriage Road, Park Loop Road, Schoodic Peninsula, Ocean Path, Otter Cliff, Beehive Trail, Cadillac Summit Road, Lamoine State Park, Bubble Rock Overlook, Eagle Lake, Wild Gardens of Acadia, The Beehive, Long Pond, Sargent Mountain, Pemetic Mountain, Hulls Cove Visitor Center, Seal Cove Auto Museum, Agamont Park