Cadillac Summit Road offers a 3-mile scenic drive to the top of the highest peak in Acadia National Park. Along the way, there are scenic turnouts to enjoy the view. Parking, restrooms, a gift shop, and overlooks connected by paved walks are available at the summit. View map of vehicle reservation area here.
One Cadillac Summit Road - Daytime reservation is allowed per vehicle each day.
Reservations are per vehicle, not per person.
Vehicles can enter the reservation area up to 30 minutes after the time shown on the reservation.
Reservations provide a timed entry, but do not require a departure time.
Reservations do not permit re-entry.
Print or save a digital copy of the vehicle reservation with the confirmation code, which will be scanned to verify the reservation. Connectivity is unreliable in the park.
Vehicles must display an entrance pass while in the park, including Cadillac Summit Road. The park entrance pass is required in addition to the vehicle reservation. Go to the park's website for information on the types of entrance passes that are available and how to obtain one.
The narrow, two-lane road winds to the 1,530-foot summit of Cadillac Mountain and has a speed limit of 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 at two lots at the Cadillac Summit.
Reservations do not assign a specific parking space.
Parking is prohibited outside of designated spaces.
Recreational vehicles and trailers are prohibited on Cadillac Summit Road.
Island Explorer does not provide bus service on Cadillac Summit Road.