Acadia National Park

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Acadia National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Acadia National Park
US locator map
Location Maine, USA
Nearest city Bar harbor, ME
Area[1] 47,400 acres (191.8 km²)
{46,197 acres (187.0 km²) federal}
Established July 8, 1916
Visitors[2] 2,202,228 (in 2007)
Governing body U.S. National Park Service
Website NPS - Acadia

Acadia National Park is one of the first national parks in the United States. It encompasses more than 47,000 acres of lakes, ponds, mountains, forests, and ocean shoreline along the coast of Maine. Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park is the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States.


  1. NPS Listing of Acreage 9/30/2008
  2. NPS Reports -> Ranking Report -> 2007