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.
Carriage Road of Acadia National Park

Carriage Roads of Acadia

From 1913 to 1940, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and his road crews constructed 57 miles of carriage roads (45 miles in Acadia National Park) used today for non-motorized travel including walking or hiking, and riding bicycles, horses, or in carriages.

Eagle Lake, Acadia National Park

Eagle Lake

The 437-acre Eagle Lake is the largest ‘pond’ wholly within the boundaries of Acadia National Park.

Seawall, Acadia National Park


The Seawall area, along Route 102A as it circles between Bass Harbor and Southwest Harbor, provides Acadia National Park visitors their access to the ocean on the western half of Mount Desert Island.