Acadia National Park


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Aca′dia Na′tional Park′


n.
a national park in Maine, on Mount Desert Island. 44 sq. mi. (114 sq. km).
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Noun1.Acadia National Park - a national park in Maine showing marine erosion and glaciationAcadia National Park - a national park in Maine showing marine erosion and glaciation; includes seashore and also the highest point on the Atlantic coast
Maine, ME, Pine Tree State - a state in New England
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At Acadia National Park, the e-bikes are welcome on paved roads inside the park and even on dirt roads where cars and trucks are allowed.
Acadia National Park was established in 1919 as a result of tireless campaigning by wealthy summer residents such as George Dorr and John D Rockefeller Jr, who lived in enormous, 80-room "cottages" and were known as "rusticators", for their love of the rural life.
At this time of SHUT National year, numbers are particularly high at Bar Harbor, Maine, with Acadia National Park a big attraction for excursions.
Guests can witness the rugged cliffs, scenic villages and migrating whales of Saguenay Fjord, and the opulent "summer cottages" of the Rockefellers and Vanderbilts in New England contrast with the wild beauty of Acadia National Park.
Dear EarthTalk: I was appalled by the pollution haze I saw on a recent visit to Acadia National Park in Maine, and was told by a ranger that it was from smokestacks and tailpipes hundreds of miles away.
The park--renamed Acadia National Park in 1929 after the Greek "arcadia" meaning "simple pleasure"--attracts more than two million visitors each year, offers recreational opportunities including hiking, kayaking and wildlife viewing and is open year-round.
This excursion also includes kayaking and sailing as you make you way though fishing villages, famous towns and Acadia National Park, while dining on lobster and fresh seafood and taking it the picturesque coast.
Passengers can choose from three itineraries aboard either the Caribbean Princess or the Emerald Princess, featuring excursions to see landmarks such as Newport, R.I.'s mansions and Acadia National Park in Maine.
For years his mother fed this obsession, but when Jack angers her on the way to Mount Desert Island, Maine, by asking to go see Lydia, the only elephant in the state, his mother disappears during their first night camping in Acadia National Park, leaving Jack with only his sleeping bag, backpack, and about $15.
check out the western foothills with their old-fashioned charm or the Atlantic coast and Acadia National Park, where you'll find an interesting mesh of maritime and seasonal traditions.
Coast Guards say the group had been watching the rough seas and heavy surf from Maine's Acadia National Park.
In his relentless effort to preserve land, writes Humes, the Chilean people saw his focus as "'radical,' a term equivalent to 'subversive' in Chile." Burt's Bees founder Roxanne Quimby is in here, too, who sold her business to the Clorox Company and used the $182 million she received for her 20% remaining control in 2007 to start buying up (and saving) the privately owned "in-holdings" within Maine's Acadia National Park and other national parks around the country.