Frenchman Bay and the Porcupine Islands around the town of Bar Harbor, viewed from Cadillac Mountain.
Acadia National Park is a National Park located in the U.S. in the state of Maine.
It reserves much of Mount Desert Island, and associated smaller islands, off the Atlantic coast.
Originally created as Lafayette National Park in 1919, the oldest National Park east of the Mississippi River, it was renamed Acadia in 1929
The park includes mountains, an ocean shoreline, woodlands, and lakes.
In addition to Mount Desert Island, the park comprises much of the Isle au Haut, parts of Baker Island, and a portion of the Schoodic Peninsula on the mainland.
In total, Acadia National Park consists of more than 47,000 acres (19,000 ha), including 30,300 acres (12,300 ha) on Mount Desert Island, 2,728 acres (1,104 ha) on Isle au Haut and 2,366 acres (957 ha) on the Schoodic Peninsula.
The permanent park boundary, as established by act of Congress in 1986, includes a number of private i...