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Acadia National Park Tourism Vital to Local Economy, Study Finds

Bar Harbor - A new report by the National Park Service says Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor is vital to the local economy.

According to the report released today, Acadia attracted almost two and a half million visitors in 2011, which brought in $186 million to support thousands of area jobs.


Most of the visitor spending supports jobs in lodging, food, and beverage services.


Acadia National Park Superintendent, Sheridan Steele, credits the parks "unparalleled scenery and extraordinary recreational opportunities."

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