For University of Maine paleoecologist Dr. Jacquelyn Gill, Acadia National Park has always been as much a research destination as a respite.
In Maine’s much-loved national park, once an aristocratic enclave, the prospect of a dramatic fee increase resonates a bit louder.
We spend all year thinking about it and countless hours tabulating your votes for it. Our annual list of Maine’s best everything. How’d your favorites do?
Check out a few remarkable stats about the organization Friends of Acadia, and the work it does, from shores to summits.
Legions of contemporary printmakers draw inspiration from the retro vibe of the 1930s Works Progress Administration posters promoting national parks and public lands.
Find respite from the Bar Harbor crowds with a restorative trek across an ephemeral gravel land bridge (the town’s namesake) to lupine-strewn Bar Island.
This chain of four evergreen-spiked islands in Frenchman Bay is a short paddle from the village of Bar Harbor.
There’s something oh-so-inviting about a mountain pond, and few in Acadia are more picturesque than the little spring-fed kettle pond known as The Bowl.
Something’s gone missing in Nevada Barr’s latest Anna Pigeon mystery: Acadia National Park.
One author’s obsession with Acadia’s unnoticed memorials and secret trails.
“Early morning is the time to be in the park. All the senses are heightened in the quiet, delicate light; you hear birds singing from every direction, animals rustling in the woods, streams running. . . .”