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Maine Acadian Culture, ME

National Park Service

Overview

Maine Acadians share beliefs and experiences tying them to a common religion, languages, and history. The St. John River, land, and family are essential to their culture. The National Park Service supports the Maine Acadian Heritage Council, an association of historical societies, cultural clubs, towns, and museums that work together to support Maine Acadian culture in the St. John Valley.

Recreational Activities:

  • AUTO TOURING
  • FISHING

Address:

c/o Acadia National Park
P.O. Box 177
Bar Harbor,ME,04609
Phone: 207-728-6826
Email: acadia_information@nps.gov

Directions:

By Car
The Saint John Valley is located in northern Aroostook County, Maine, 200 miles north of Bangor at the northern terminus of U.S. Route 1. It is best reached by private vehicle. From Interstate 95, use exits at Sherman or Smyrna Mills for Route 11 to Fort Kent, or the exit at Houlton for U.S. Route 1 North.

By Plane

Northern Maine Regional Airport at Presque Isle
Flights and rental cars are available. For more information, call 207-764-2550.

Frenchville Airport (Maine)
For information about charter air service, call the airport at 207-543-6300. Rental cars are available at the airport by reservation only, as vehicles are not based at the airport.

St. Leonard Regional Airport (Canada)
Charter or private airplane services only. There are rental cars available at the airport. For more information, call 506-423-7571.
 

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