Vehicle Reservations Required for Cadillac Summit Road May 26-Oct 19
The National Park Service (NPS) will be opening roads and other visitor facilities at Acadia National Park for the 2021 season beginning with the Park Loop Road. The 27-mile scenic drive, including the Cadillac Summit Road, is expected to open to motor vehicles on April 15, depending on weather conditions.
from May 1 to October 31All vehicles must clearly display a park entrance pass through the windshield.
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“The most important thing for us is to make sure that our employees and our visitors are safe.” said Superintendent Kevin Schneider. “Acadia and other outdoor recreation experiences are an important way for people to get outside and re-connect with nature throughout this pandemic.”
Park campgrounds will open, but the number of campsites available will be reduced due to COVID-19.
The Island Explorer bus system will begin service on the Schoodic Peninsula on May 26 and will provide limited service with fewer routes on Mount Desert Island on June 23. To operate under COVID-19 prevention guidelines, bus rider capacity will be reduced to allow social distancing, and face masks will be required at bus stops and on board buses at all times.
For more information and important updates on current conditions, please visit the Acadia National Park website at https://www.nps.gov/acad/
To view this news release online, visit AcadiaNews.