The National Park Service is proposing increasing fees at select highly visited national parks -- including Acadia National Park -- during peak visitor seasons to generate needed revenue for improvements to the infrastructure including roads, bridges, campgrounds, waterlines, bathrooms and other vis…
There were over 3 million visits to Acadia National Park during 2016, and after observing the traffic coming off I-395 in Brewer and eventually clogging High Street in Ellsworth, one has to believe that even more made the trip this year.
Thunder Hole was booming on Tuesday, September 6th as Maine was feeling the effects of extra-Tropical Storm Hermine. There were high surf advisories and rangers in Acadia National Park closed the area so visitors wouldn't climb down.
Drivers in the Ellsworth, Bar Harbor and Bangor areas -- and everywhere in between -- should be ready for increased traffic this weekend. The combination of free admission to Acadia National Park Thursday-Sunday and the American Folk Festival in Bangor will bring thousands of people to the region.