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Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island Sights

Park Loop Road

  • Scenic Drive/Tour
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 12/26/2013

Fodor's Review

This 27-mile road provides a perfect introduction to the park. You can drive it in an hour, but allow at least half a day so that you can explore the many sites along the way. The route is served by the free Island Explorer buses, which will also pick and drop off anywhere along the route. Traveling south on Park Loop Road toward Sand Beach, you'll reach a small ticket booth, where, if you haven't already, you will need to pay the park entrance fee between May and October.

Traffic is one way from the Route 233 entrance to the Stanley Brook Road entrance south of the Jordan Pond House. The section known as Ocean Drive is open year-round, as is a small section that provides access to Jordan Pond from Seal Harbor.

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Acadia National Park, Maine, United States

Updated 12/26/2013


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