Latest Acadia National Park Stories

2014-12-09 12:38:00

EMC uses big data to better understand climate change as part of White House Climate Data Initiative program HOPKINTON, Mass., Dec.

2010-11-10 12:59:00

At Risk: 2 Million Annual Park Visitors Spending $160 Million and Supporting 3,000 Maine Jobs; A Glimpse of a Future With 'No Thunder' from Thunder Hole and Atlantic City Temperatures AUGUSTA, Maine, Nov.

2009-03-13 07:05:00

BAR HARBOR, Maine, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Maine Coast Bicycle Tours, offering what the company calls an ideal mix of luxury and activity, is offering a "Stomp the Recession" discount of $200 per person off its popular "All Acadia" tour. The six-day tour features a variety of bicycling routes in Acadia National Park, located near Bar Harbor, ME, along with deluxe inns and gourmet restaurants. "This tour is for those who enjoy being active but also like to be pampered with the finest food,...

2008-09-15 15:00:25

By ERIC RUSSELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF TRENTON - Two grants totaling nearly $1 million that have been in the works for several years were officially released last week and are expected to provide a big boost to public transportation in Hancock County. The grants from the U.S.

2008-09-15 15:00:17

By ERIC RUSSELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF WINTER HARBOR - It has been three months since representatives of a large-scale development project on more than 3,000 acres of the Schoodic Peninsula brought their ideas to the public.

2007-10-13 09:00:14

By Bill Trotter, Bangor Daily News, Maine Oct. 13

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Acadia National Park
2013-03-04 09:12:06

Acadia National Park is located in the United States, in the state of Maine. It holds most of Mount Desert Island and the islands associated with it along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Created in 1919, this park is the oldest National Park that occurs east of the Mississippi River and was known as Lafayette National Park until 1929. The land encompassed by the park was originally inhabited by the Wabanaki people. When Samuel de Champlain saw the area in 1604, he described it as holding...

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Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.