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Hulls Cove Visitor Center

Route 3, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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Stop here for great information

You want to stop here first for information on the park. There are maps of the hiking trails and... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
marmar14580
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Webster, New York
A fantastic vistor's center and first stop for visitors to Acadia NP

This visitor's center is a must see, first thing, when visiting Acadia National Park. The rangers... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2018
VATravel5000
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Gainesville, Virginia
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Source for maps, tours and other information about Acadia National Park.
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  • Average14%
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Route 3, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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+1 207-288-3338
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

You want to stop here first for information on the park. There are maps of the hiking trails and everything else that is available at the park. Lots of knowledgeable people work there that you can get the scoop on the best places to walk,...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

This visitor's center is a must see, first thing, when visiting Acadia National Park. The rangers are super knowledgeable and there are lot of references and maps for where to see and what to visit. The movie about the park is worth it for the...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2018

Great place to start off your Acadia trip. It has lots of information and is one of the main places to get on the shuttles.

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Reviewed November 11, 2017

We were here for the first time on our way to Fall Foliage Color viewing of 08 trip around New England, while heading Acadia NP. The visitor parking lot located much below the visitor center and one has to walk several steps up ( about...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2017

So many different kinds of activities. This also gives you a chance to get out and stretch your legs just before you get there!

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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Disappointed they have put the 3D map in storage. We were told it was put away for the anticipated 100 year anniversary crowds last year but it remained gone this year. We had always looked forward to seeing it - it was so helpful to...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Once you are able to find a place to park.....be prepared to walk a pretty good distance uphill to the visitor center. While there, be sure to watch the film. And, be sure to use the facilities as you might be a ways from them...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

I ordered several books and maps highlighting trails throughout the park, so I had an idea what I wanted to do. The park rangers were extremely knowledgeable and helped hone in on trails and times, etc. Start your day(s) at the park here.

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

There is a clean restroom and a place to fill your water bottle The rangers will tell you what to see and give you a map Well worth the stop

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

The people there were very nice and helpful. You had to climb at least 50 steps to get there. I expected exhibits or maps or paper information, but there were just nice people to answer questions. Not really worth all the stairs.

Thank Ellen P
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Tom M
September 18, 2016|
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Response from emholly | Reviewed this property |
Contact the Park› Mailing Address: PO Box 177 Bar Harbor, ME 04609 Phone: (207) 288-3338 General information and questions. The phone is answered weekdays 8 am - 4:30 pm.
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latang58
September 5, 2016|
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Response from emholly | Reviewed this property |
Park is open 24 hours a day but has limited access during the winter. The Visitors Center in Hull Cove is open 8:30 to 4:30
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