Established in 1919 Acadia National Park became the first national park established east of the Mississippi River. Here you find sea meeting land and life thriving shore to summit. Look into the vast open sea, maybe see a whale or seal swimming by. A cruise ship coming into Bar Harbor. Tide pools along the rocky shore trap amazing plants and creatures.
Inland from the sea a forest of birch, aspen and oak awaits. Hike one of many trails within the park. A sign that tells about a fire in 1947 burning 10,000 acres of Spruce-fir trees. In its place came birch, aspen and oak, plus a new variety of wildlife. As you walk along the trail stop and listen, glorious silence. Hear songs of birds, rat-a-tat o...Read More