Tag Archives: Acadia National Park

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On one of his morning swims across Echo Lake, as the early summer sun danced off nearby Beech Cliffs, Rob Benson discovered he could stand […]

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Be it by car up Cadillac Mountain or via the iron rungs of the Beehive Trail, many of Acadia National Park’s 3.5 million annual visitors […]

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For more than 130 years, people have hiked the Asticou Path to a reward of freshly brewed tea and homemade popovers at Jordan Pond.

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One of two routes up the south side of Dorr Mountain, the A. Murray Young Path is a hidden jewel in the Acadia National Park trail system.

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With even more than the usual 2.5 million annual visitors expected during this summer’s centennial celebration, officials are advising that it may take a little more planning to find your own special space within Acadia.

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One hundred years ago, Acadia National Park was conserved to ensure that its stunning beauty, natural wonders and cultural treasures would be protected for the […]

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Bicyclists in Acadia National Park
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If you can’t remember how a bike helmet should fit, just remember: ears, eyes and mouth. Ears: The arch on the side of the helmet […]

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Ranger Bill Weidner at Schoodic Woods
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No matter what time of year, Acadia National Park’s Schoodic District offers striking scenery whether snowcapped Cadillac Mountain against a gray, glittering sea or Petit […]

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Thunder Hole
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You can’t swing a bat without hitting something gorgeous on Mount Desert Island and at Acadia National Park. Just about every rocky beach, vista and […]

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College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins
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What better way to spend a glorious summer morning than hiking in Acadia National Park with Darron Collins leading the way on the Beachcroft Trail […]

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aurora borealis over Bar Harbor
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ACADIA NATIONAL PARK — Strong solar storms on Monday set off a chain of events leading to one of the strongest displays of the Aurora […]

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This list of six Downeast Maine films contains some classics and a few surprises.

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The Great Chimney is not, as its name might suggest, something Santa shimmies up and down every Christmas Eve. But for visitors to Acadia National […]

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Whether you are a novice hiker or just sort of lazy, there are several easy hikes within Acadia National Park to fit your agenda. (Whatever […]

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Cyclists whiz around corners and whip up and down gentle hills on Acadia National Park’s carriage roads. Surrounded on all sides by trees, mountains and […]

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