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Address: Route 3, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
Phone Number: 207 288-3338
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Description: Source for maps, tours and other information about Acadia National Park.

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Welcome to Acadia

An excellent welcome to the park. The workers were all helpful, and we were able to figure out our way around the park. There is a large map in the middle of the space that can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

An excellent welcome to the park. The workers were all helpful, and we were able to figure out our way around the park. There is a large map in the middle of the space that can really help visitors orient themselves.

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Norwich, Connecticut
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219 reviews 219 reviews
89 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

A stop at the visitors center is a great place to start if you have never been to Acadia before. Even if you have, it's fun to stop. I've been coming to the park for many years and I still like to stop there. You can see the 3D old school map of the island, watch an intro video, browse... More 

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Osthouse, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Gave very good advice for a visit to the park. Definately recommend visiting if plan on doing any part of the park on foot.

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Ridgefield, CT
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276 attraction reviews
308 helpful votes 308 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Fairly small with limited things to purchase about the park. the rangers were often so busy you would end up leaving without seeing anyone. The park busses stopped at the center and on crowded summer days this is a great place to start your touring on the hop on hop off park busses.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The visitor center has a really cool raised relief map of the park. The rangers are very helpful in selecting trails and carriage paths. Tour buses come in frequently and so the place can get really crowded.

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New York
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110 reviews 110 reviews
33 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stopped here and got information on the Carriage Roads, the ranger was friendly and thorough in outlining which ways to go, and which were the more challenging roads.

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Clarksboro
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Start your tour of Acadia National Park here. You can pay the $20.00 per car fee which is good for a week and get information you may need.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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63 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Exhibits, maps, and all the information one needs for a pleasant visit. Very close to the carriage road too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Very helpful park rangers gave me a $10 senior pass that can be used at all national parks. Very good movie about the park.

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Information and gift shop. A place to start exploring from. Lots of pleasant, friendly people about to give advice.

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