Magnificent Views at Every Turn

There is plenty to do and see on Mount Desert Island and in Acadia National Park. Whether you are interested in the area’s unique geology, islands, lighthouses, or hiking trails, the island offers a flawless beauty that entices guest from all over the world to come see our amazing views.
Outdoor enthusiasts will find some of the finest scenic and recreational activities in all of Maine. 
With 49,000+ acres of Acadia National Park at your disposal, you may run out of time, but never things to do in the outdoors.  Whether you explore the park via foot, kayak or bicycle, you are sure to fall in love with its many popular vistas and quiet hideaways.
Beech Mountain, Acadia National Park

Beech Mountain

This 839-foot peak, located between Echo Lake and Long Pond, provides hikers with probably the best view, for the least effort, anywhere in Acadia National Park.

The Beehive Trail, Acadia National Park

The Beehive

This bump on the southern slope of Champlain Mountain, which provides a scenic backdrop for visitors to Sand Beach, looks… well, like a beehive.

Thompson Island, Acadia National Park

Thompson Island

Visitors to Acadia National Park often don’t realize that when they drive off the mainland in Trenton, and out over the Mount Desert Narrows, they first cross another, smaller island before reaching Mount Desert Island.