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Address: 1319 Bar Harbor Road, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
Phone Number: 207-288-3411
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Acadia National Park & Mount Desert Island Chambers Info Center &...

Acadia National Park & Mount Desert Island Chambers Info Center & Fee Station

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AN ACADIA NATIONAL PARK PASS SALES OFFICE

The Thompson Island Visitor Center of Acadia National Park is operated jointly by the National Park Service and the local Chamber of Commerce. This is where I got the plastic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Maurene_K
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Dover, New Hampshire
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Dover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Thompson Island Visitor Center of Acadia National Park is operated jointly by the National Park Service and the local Chamber of Commerce. This is where I got the plastic cardholder for my national parks pass for admission to Acadia National Park. I also got some information and a park map, plus the passport cancellation stamps associated with this location.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This VIC is right off the road to MDI from the mainland. There's not much to see or do here. But you can talk to an attendant if you have any questions, or get your park pass and skip the lines in the Visitor centers at the park entrances

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

We had a great stop here and really got the layout of our trip. We were able to get all of our questions answered. They were friendly fast and very accommodating. We were very appreciative

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Westville, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We rolled in on a Sunday & before we headed to the campground I told my husband we had to stop & get our park pass here. I read from other reviewers that this was the not crowded place to go. They also have other info there about Mount Desert Island & Bar Harbor. Unfortunately, there was no National Park... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you decided to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to Acadia, this is a fabulous resource. The staff will help you figure out what your options are for where to stay. If you are camping, they can tell you which campgrounds have openings that day, or how far away from the island you are going to have to stay to find... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is the first visitor center that you will encounter if you drive from the north into Acadia. The ranger was knowledgeable and there were some people from the chamber of commerce who would help out making reservations for accommodation. You can stamp your passport here and buy an entry pass if you don't have the annual pass (which you... More 

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Niagara Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We want to thank the lady that was working on the day we arrived for our stay at Acadia. She told us the Bass Harbor Seawall are for a fantastic place for a nice picnic. We spent the afternoon in the Bass Harbor area visiting a few trails and then ended the afternoon picnicking at the Seawall picnic area. You'll... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Acadia National Park is a big place. Getting all the area info in one place is GREAT. First we talked to the Park Ranger about which trail would suit our family. Then the Chamber of Commerce person helped us with area info on lodging and restaurants. We got everything we needed in one place. The FREE maps are excellent!

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