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Acadia National Park Guide

Acadia National Park Located on the rocky coast of Maine, Acadia National Park is home to the tallest mountain on the US Atlantic coast. All of the reaches of this extraordinary place begin on Mount Desert Island, headquarters of ANP. The History of Acadia National Park French explorer Samuel de Champlain gave the island its name in 1604. In time, it became home to a scattering of enthusiastic New Englanders – mostly farmers, lumbermen, shipbuilders, and fishermen searching the Atlantic for lobster. Soon the beauty of the area began to attract artists, particularly those from the Hudson River School of Read More