Acadia National Park offers free admission

Posted June 09, 2012, at 12:44 p.m.

BAR HARBOR, Maine — Acadia National Park in Maine is offering free admission in celebration of National Get Outdoors Day.

Acadia — along with the nation’s 396 other areas in the national park system — is waiving entrance fees on Saturday to encourage people to get out and enjoy the outdoors and enjoy the park’s natural beauty.

Park Superintendent Sheridan Steele is encouraging visitors to enjoy Acadia’s many hiking trails and biking roads.

Acadia is also offering free admission on Sept. 29, which is National Public Lands Day.