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Acadia National Park
You'll be able to ride your bike on the Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park a couple days this year without having to worry about vehicles.
Remains found in Acadia National Park on Friday could be those of a Maine man who went missing back in January, according to park officials.
You can add Sequoia National Park in California and Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota to the slowly growing number of parks now selling entrance passes online.
With peregrine falcons returning to Acadia National Park in Maine to prepare for their nesting season, park officials have instituted temporary closures for several trails and cliffs.
For the first time since 2001 a rabid animal has been confirmed at Acadia National Park in Maine, where officials found the dead raccoon near the restroom at Sieur de Monts.
You can help put smiles on youth and broaden their knowledge of the natural world by contributing to a drive to bring more students to Acadia National Park and bolster the youth programs there.
The yearlong celebration of the Acadia National Park Centennial got off to a rousing start with events including the Acadia Centennial Film premiere in January, official recognition of Acadia’s Centennial by the Maine State Legislature in February, and a community read hosted by eight Acadia-area libraries. The month of March will offer Acadia Centennial celebrants a wide variety of new opportunities to celebrate the past and inspire the future of Acadia through new exhibits, arts, lectures, outdoor activities, centennial products, and much more.
Two guys with video cameras and a vision are working their way around the National Park System to create videos of the 59 "national parks." Their latest production focuses on Acadia National Park.
After receiving year-end numbers from around the National Park System, visitation to the parks last year reached a record 307.2 million, according to the National Park Service. A number of parks attracted some staggering numbers of visitors, such as Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain, which each surpassed 4 million for the first time, and Grand Canyon which tallied more than 5 million, the agency said.