Acadia National Park

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Located in western Maine simply east of the village of Stratton about forty miles north of Farmington, Bigelow Preserve contains over 36,000 acres of public land. Acadia is a superb park to watch spring warblers, sea ducks, and migrating birds of prey. Peregrine falcon watch and hawkwatching packages are additionally obtainable.
He named it "Isles des Monts Desert," with the accent on the final syllable, as it is in the French language. The phrase means "island of barren mountains." That's why it's pronounced both as it is spelled and because the French meaning can be pronounced . The term "Acadia" derives from historical descriptions first utilized by fishermen and traders introduced throughout the Atlantic Ocean to France by explorers in service to Henry IV. Yes, there are about 12 private campgrounds scattered across the island.

Individual brochures are available on the Publications and Maps page. Cutler Coast Public Lands, a 12,234-acre expanse of blueberry barrens, woodlands and peatlands with 4.5 miles of headlands overlooking the Bay of Fundy.

    Access is a privilege not a right; please respect the landowner's property. Cell telephone service is not dependable on most of the Public Lands. Plan your trip by visiting our search page and consider the Your Maine Lands brochure .
    Biking the Park Loop Road isn't suggested through the busy part of the day . You should bike with the traffic circulate on the one-way section of the Park Loop Road. Planning for three to 4 hours, together with some stops, is beneficial for the entire 27-mile road.
    Vehicle reservations usually are not required for different areas of the park, or for pedestrians and bicyclists. Samuel de Champlain, a French navigator and cartographer, sailed by Mount Desert Island in 1604.

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    No, backcountry tenting is prohibited as a result of the park is very small, and the environment too fragile. Schoodic Woods is our latest campground and is situated on the Schoodic Peninsula. If you wish to go away a report in particular person, stop by the Lost and Found Office located at Park Headquarters Dispatch Office. There are forty five miles of carriage roads open to bikers and walkers. The Park Loop Road can be open to bikers, however there isn't any shoulder on the highway.