10 fun facts about

10 fun facts about

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is among the smallest National Parks in the US. It covers an area of nearly 50,000 acres (200 sq km). 


Acadia National Park is the 5th most visited National Park in the US. Visitors - 3.97 million (2022)

Acadia National Park is the only National Park in New England region of the United States.

Acadia was the first National Park to be established east of the Mississippi River.

The area was established as Lafayette National Park on 26 February 1919. Lafayette National Park was later renamed as Acadia National Park in 1929.


Cadillac Mountain (1,528 ft/466 meters)

highest mountain

highest mountain

White-tailed deers, raccoons, bobcats, beavers, snowshoe hares, nearly 350 species of birds, and many more.



The National Park has over 150 miles of hiking trails. 

Mount Desert Island has majority of the area of Acadia National Park.

There are 2 types of forests in Acadia National Park - Eastern deciduous forest with trees like oak and maple. - Northern boreal forest with trees like spruce and fir.

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