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As at all National Parks, Acadia offers many fascinating, ranger-led programs for all ages and abilities. You can learn more about the flora and fauna, native people of the area, history of the park and/or the geology. One of the fun programs we saw offered here was called "Jewels of the Tidepools" that explored the life of small marine creatures along the shore: a great activity for both adults and kids.

A Junior Ranger program is available for the small folk (earn a patch and certificate - parents must accompany), and a Senior Ranger program for bigger people over age 18. The park publishes all of their programs in a free flyer called "Beaver Log" that can be picked up at the Visitor Center or downloaded ahead of time from their website.

Rangers are every National Park visitor's best friend. They are always helpful and friendly, have a wealth of information to share and are very interested in making your park visit fun, safe and memorable. Get to know them!

Address: Acadia National Park, Maine
Website: http://www.nps.gov/acad

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 4, 2012
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