Acadia National Park, Maine, US Tourist Attractions and Travel

Acadia National Park preserves much of Mount Desert Island, and associated smaller islands, off the Atlantic coast of Maine. The area includes mountains, an ocean shoreline, woodlands, and lakes. In addition to Mount Desert Island, the park comprises much of the Isle au Haut, a small island to the southwest of Mount Desert Island and parts of Baker Island, also nearby.

Acadia National Park Travel, Maine Tourist Attractions

A portion of Schoodic Peninsula on the mainland is also part of the park. In total, Acadia National Park consists of 30,300 acres (47 square miles or 123 km²) on Mount Desert Island, 2,728 acres (4.6 square miles or 11 km²) on Isle au Haut and 2,366 acres (3.5 square miles or 9.2 km²) on the Schoodic Peninsula.Sichuan

 

Acadia National Park map

Acadia National Park map

 

Location Hancock County, Maine, USA
Nearest city Bar Harbor
Coordinates 44°21′0″N 68°13′0″W / 44.35, -68.21667
Area 47,390 acres (191.8 km²), 45,822.90 acres (185.4 km²) federal
Established July 8, 1916
Visitors 2,202,228 (in 2007)
Governing body National Park Service

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Acadia National Park attractions

View from the summit of Cadillac Mountain on Mount Desert Island

 

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Bass Harbor Head Light

 

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Acadia National Park tourism: View from the top of Bear Brook Picnic Area

 

Acadia National Park, Maine, US 

Acadia National Park attractions: Coastline Near Seawall



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