As Rangers take down barricades and open the parking lots within the Park, the ever popular carriage roads are still too soft for bicycles or horses.

As of today, Tuesday, April 30th, all carriage roads within Acadia National Park have been opened to foot traffic only. “The carriage roads of Acadia are the most extensive example of broken-stone roads in the entire United States,” said Superintendent Kevin Schneider. “We are grateful to everyone who takes care of these roads including volunteers, Friends of Acadia, and everyone who respects that the carriage roads are only open for foot traffic at this time.”

While out there on the carriage roads this time of year, Park officials remind us to pay attention for ruts and downed trees, and to the workers who are currently out there maintaining the paths and preparing them for summer use.

Need a map of the carriage paths for a mobile device, then go HERE!