Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor and surrounding villages

Acadia National Park Entrance Fees
May 1 - October 31

Entrance Pass:

  • May 1 - June 22: $10
  • June 23 - Early October: $20
  • Early October - October 31: $10

Good for entrance into Acadia National Park for one vehicle for seven days, including the date of purchase.

Individual Entrance Pass - $5

Good for entrance into Acadia National Park for one individual (pedestrian, motorcycle, bicycle, etc.) for seven day, including date of purchase.

Acadia Annual Pass - $40

Good for entrance into Acadia National Park for one vehicle for one year from the date of purchase.

Senior Pass - $10

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. The pass provides lifetime access to, and use of, federal recreation sites that charge an entrance or standard amenity fee. The Senior Pass also provides a 50% discount on some fees charged for facilities and services such as camping. The pass is non-transferable and generally does not cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

Access Pass - Free

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities (documentation required). The pass provides lifetime access to, and use of, federal recreation sites that charge an entrance or standard amenity fee. The Access Pass also provides a 50% discount on some fees charged for facilities and services such as camping. The pass is non-transferable and generally does not cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

* All passes can be purchased at the Hulls Cove Visitor Center, Park Headquarters, the Village Green (park in Bar Harbor), Blackwoods Campground, Seawall Campground, Thompson Island Information Center, and the entrance station on the Park Loop Road.

Commercial Tour Fees:

Commercial tour fees are dependant upon vehicle capacity, not the actual number of passengers. Permits (issued through commercial use authorizations) are required for all commercial tours, regardless of size.

Commercial Sedan Tour - $25 + $5/person
Good for one entrance into Acadia National Park for a commercial tour sedan with a passenger capacity of one to six.

Commercial Van Tour - $50
Good for one entrance into Acadia National Park for a commercial tour van with a passenger capacity of 7 to 15.

Commercial Mini-Bus - $60
Good for one entrance into Acadia National Park for a commercial tour mini-bus with a passenger capacity of 16 to 25.

Commercial Tour Bus - $150
Good for one entrance into Acadia National Park for a commercial tour bus with a passenger capacity of 26 or more.

Fees do not apply to situations involving educational groups for whom a waiver of entrance fees has been approved. Waiver must be shown at the entrance station upon arrival.

Fees are payable upon arrival in cash, by US check or money order, or charged to Visa or Mastercard. Make check or money order out for the exact amount of the fee payable to the National Park Service.

Bus drivers are asked to turn their engines off at all stops. The noise and pollution are distracting, irritating, and lessen the visitor's enjoyment of the area. The park's and your patrons and visitors will appreciate your compliance.

If you have any further questions concerning the commercial tour fees, please call:
(207) 288-3338.

Sand Beach Entrance Station (Info & Fees) GPS: Latitude 44.338797; Longitude -68.183168


Information is from the Acadia National Park Service web site 6/17/2008.


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