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This is the main VC in the park and were surprised it didn’t have more information. It is a big hiking and outdoor park so maybe I was just expecting too much. The film information was good but the projection system does not produce vibrant...More
We always start our trips to Acadia with a stop here. This was our first trip with our 2 yr old so we wanted to and get help from the rangers on good hikes to do with her and our dog. They gave us two...More
The Visitor Center is the place for Newcombers and repeaters alike to learn of the Incredible interesting history of this hugely interesting place. Then take the Island Explorer free buses to start your exploring. From mansions to ocean cliffs to mountains or bike trails.
The video is good to watch if you have never been here before. It tells you all about the region and how it came to be..
it’s 52 stairs from the parking lot to get to the top where the actual center is. I’m not...More
We have been to many visitor center which my kids typically love. There was not any activities or exhibits for them. There is a 15 minute movie but it did not hold the kids attention and I don't feel that it added anything to our...More
Not a lot to see and do here at the VC, mostly get your entry pass, use the restroom, browse the gift shop and ask the rangers any questions before you head out. Parking is at a bit of a premium as so many check...More
We stopped at the visitor's center first upon our arrival onto the island. We were able to pick up our free park pass (thanks to my 4th grader,) and a good map of the island.
We decided that since it was raining outside, we would...More
Lots of steps up to a small visitor center where you buy your park pass, speak to rangers, pick up maps and detailed hiking information. Small gift shops and rest rooms. This is a hub for the Island Explorer bus.
Nice place to get started on your visit Acadia. It is smaller, but has enough info to get your trip going. The gift shop is on the smaller side, the one at Jordan pond is much larger. If you're looking for something specific to a...More