Time-worn granite cliffs, forested hills and rolling mountains give way to sparkling Atlantic in island and ocean oriented Acadia National Park, a popular playground for paddlers, hikers and in winter, cross-country skiers.
A National Historic Landmark,Old Fort Western, a site dating to 1754, no longer serves a military purpose. Instead, the focus these days at our nation's oldest surviving wooden fort is providing visitors with a glimpse of early American history in this region through historic interpreters in period costumes, traditional furnishings and other associated buildings. A range of educational and cultural programs are offered here throughout the year, consult the events calendar for more information.
Hours + Fees
Memorial Day - Labor Day: 1pm-4pm, daily Labor Day - Columbus Day: 1pm-4pm, Sat, Sun Nov-Jan: 1pm-3pm, First Sunday of month
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