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Acadia National Park

Our September camping trip is to Acadia National Park, near Bar Harbor, Maine. We will be camping in in the Blackwoods campground on Mt. Desert Island.  We will leave Friday evening, arriving late. On Saturday we will hike to the top of Cadillac Mountain, where we will haveincredible ocean views in nearly every direction. Cadillac Mountain, at 1,530 feet (466 meters), is the highest point along the North Atlantic seaboard and the first place to view sunrise in the United States from October 7 through March 6.  

  Date Time Location Notes
Meeting time: 9/25 5:00 PM Rod and Gun Eat dinner before
Departure: 9/25 5:30 PM Rod and Gun  
Arrival at parking (estimate): 9/25 11:30 PM Arrive at Blackwoods Campground  
Departure: 9/27 9:00 AM Depart Blackwoods Campground  
Return arrival (estimate): 9/27 3:00 PM Rod and Gun Lunch on drive home

Accommodations Tenting
Friday dinner eat at home
Saturday breakfast by Patrol
Saturday lunch by Patrol - on trail
Saturday dinner by Patrol
Sunday breakfast by Patrol - easy cleanup
Sunday lunch fast food stop - included in cost
Cooking gear / equipment Minimal gear packed in vehicles (no trailer)
Backpacking day hiking on Saturday, pack as if backpacking
Activities Cooking, hiking, etc.
Cost $12 / pp plus food
Permission slip See website
What to bring Gear checklist to be provided.