Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor and surrounding villages

Thompson Island Information Center, Acadia National Park

Info Center
Thompson Island
Picnic Area

An Acadia National Park Ranger is usually on staff here during normal operating hours to answer any questions. Park passes may be purchased here as well. Due to funding cutbacks, this location is also used by the local chambers of commerce to give out information about their municipalities. There is a much larger facility further ahead with more items for purchase at the main Visitor Center at Hulls Cove. There are public restrooms available at both locations.

Thompson IslandThompson Island Information Center: Open mid-May through mid-October, hours may vary

Thompson Island Picnic Area

On the other side of the road from this Thompson Island location is a nice little day picnic area, right on the coast, with a good size grassy field for playing games. It is open from 6:00 AM until dark. (Hours may be changed by National Park Service without notice so before planning special functions, please verify with Park Headquarters.) Bathroom facilities are available here as well.
(see panoramic picture)

For information during the winter months, visit the Park Headquarters on Highway 233 near Eagle Lake, just 3 miles west of Bar Harbor.

Weddings in Acadia National Park: Visit the weddings section for information about having a wedding ceremony within Acadia National Park or elsewhere on MDI or nearby villages and towns.

Contact Information:

National Park Service
Acadia National Park
P.O. Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone: (207) 288-3338
Email: acadia_information@nps.gov

Park Headquarters GPS: Latitude 44.374423; Longitude -68.260078

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Thompson Island Picnic Area GPS: Latitude 44.426906; Longtitude -68.364621
Thompson Island Info Center GPS: Latitude 44.426989; Longtitude -68.366619

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