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Press Releases

Acadia National Park News Release Release
Date: December 19, 2017
Contact: Christie Anastasia,, 207-288-8660

Acadia National Park to Offer Free Admission on Four Days in 2018

BAR HARBOR, MAINE—The National Park Service announced today that the public will be invited to experience all national parks, including Acadia National Park, without entrance fees, on four days in 2018. The 2018 entrance fee-free days are: ·

  • January 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day ·
  • April 21: First Day of National Park Week ·
  • September 22: National Public Lands Day ·
  • November 11: Veterans Day

"These free admission days are a like a limited time free trial offer...this is your chance to experience your national park and services in the neighboring communities and decide when you will come back in the future. Every season in Acadia has its own unique beauty and adventure." said Acadia Superintendent Kevin Schneider.

Bywyay News


American Road Magazine Autumn Issue Features Schoodic National Scenic Byway

American Roads


National Park Service Recognizes Schoodic National Scenic Byway

NPS Recognition


Acadia National Park News about Schoodic

Acadia National Park
Child-sized Lobster Boat Joins the Schoodic Fleet
Lobster Boat Lila


Working Waterfront: Adventures on the Off-Beat Track



Maine Waterside Views

Waterside Views


Historic Moments

Nov 2005

Taunton Bay Gateway Monument Dedication Announced - Dec 5

Jul 2003

Maine Department of Transportation Announces New Byway Brochure, Signage and Programs

May 2003 Maine DOT Unveils Byways Brochure - See Schoodic Page Here (PDF)
Schoodic Byway Recognized at National Conference (PDF)
Apr 2003 Celebrate National Scenic Byway Day on May 10, 2003
Oct 2001 Renewing America's Love Affair with Maine's Coast
Oct 2000 National Byway Inauguration Set
Jun 2000 Schoodic Corridor Now a National Scenic Byway
Jan 2000 Maine Designates Two Downeast Scenic Byways