Cadillac Summit Road offers a 3-mile scenic drive to the top of the highest peak in Acadia National Park. Parking, restrooms, a gift shop, and overlooks connected by a paved walk are available at the summit.
In addition to purchasing a vehicle reservation for Cadillac Summit Road, visitors must have a park entrance pass and display it through the windshield of their vehicle. Park entrance passes are available online at Recreation.gov.
One Cadillac Summit Road - Daytime reservation is allowed per vehicle each day.
Reservations are per vehicle — not per person.
Print or save a digital copy of the vehicle reservation ticket with the QR Code, which will be scanned to verify the reservation. Internet and cellular connectivity are unreliable in the park.
Reservations provide a timed entry, but do not require a departure time until 10:00 pm when Cadillac Summit Road is closed to vehicles.
Reservations do not permit re-entry.
The speed limit on Cadillac Summit Road is 25 mph.
Drivers should use caution when traveling the road and must give 3-foot clearance when passing bicyclists and pedestrians.
Paved turnouts are located along the road for short-term parking to enjoy the view. Do not cross the double yellow line to pull off on the opposite side of the road.
Parking is available in the west and east lots at the summit.
Reservations do not assign a specific parking space.
Parking outside of designated spaces is prohibited.
Vehicles over 21 feet long (including bike racks and hitch attachments), recreation vehicles, and trailers are prohibited on Cadillac Summit Road.