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Acadia in Winter

Winter in Acadia National Park sees low temps, snow, and low visibility. If you don’t mind these things it’s a great time to avoid typical summer and fall crowds.

Winter
Overview

Winter in Acadia National Park sees low temperatures, snow, and low visibility. Temperatures range from the low teens to the low 30’s with occasional winter storms closing many of the park’s roads. Winter activities include snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and even dog sledding. If you don’t mind snow and cold weather and want to beat the crowds this can be a great time to visit.

Winter Monthly Temperatures in Acadia National Park

December 34F / 17F
January 29F / 10F
February 31F / 13F
March 38F / 20F

Things to See in Acadia In Winter

Winter Activities in Acadia National Park

Popular Winter activities in the Acadia include:

  • Snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and even dog sledding.
  • Cross-country skiing.
  • Snowmobiling.
  • Dog Sledding.

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Interested in what Acadia is like during other times of the year? Check out our Acadia Seasons & Weather page to learn more about which season is best for your visit to the park. Our personal favorite is Fall but Spring & Summer are nice as well.

Acadia by Season

The Acadia Film

This film is the culmination of several weeks spent exploring Acadia National Park during peak fall color. It is dedicated to George Dorr, who was instrumental in saving the land and founding the park. Journey with us as we explore this magnificent coastal wonderland in stunning fall color.

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