ENJOYING ACADIA WITH YOUR PET
- All pets must be restrained on a leash no longer than 6 feet (2 m).
- Pets should not be left unattended. Summer sunshine poses a threat to pets in vehicles.
- Pet owners are responsible for removing pet waste from campground, picnic areas, parking lots, roads, and other developed areas.
- Service Animals may accompany their owners to all park locations.
- There are 100 miles (161 km) of hiking trails and 45 miles (72 km) of carriage roads in the park where pets are permitted.
- Blackwoods, Seawall, and Schoodic Woods campgrounds permit pets.
- Most lakes in the park are public water supplies. Pets and people may not swim in them.
- Sand Beach (June 15-Sept 8) and Echo Lake (May 15-Sept 15) are off-limits to pets.
- Public buildings
- Ranger-led programs
- Wild Gardens of Acadia (Sieur de Monts)
Park Trails Closed to Pets
- Ladder Trail to Dorr Mountain
- Beech Cliffs Trail
- Perpendicular Trail (Mansell Mountain)
- Jordan Cliffs Trail between Penobscot East Trail and the carriage road
Park Trails Not Recommended For Pets
- Acadia Mountain
- Flying Mountain
- Giant Slide
- Cadillac Mountain- west face
- Bubble and Jordan Ponds Path, between the carriage road and The Featherbed pond
- Norembega Goat Trail
- Bubbles-Pemetic Trail
- Penobscot Mountain (Spring) Trail
- Upper Beachcroft Trail
- Upper Gorge Trail
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