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Acadia National Park

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Acadia National Park
Fo4FH National Park HQ.png
The National Park HQ on Mount Desert Island, now thoroughly abandoned.
Part ofMount Desert Island
National Park campground
National Park headquarters
National Park visitor's center
OwnersNational Park Service (defunct)
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Acadia National Park was a national park that covered much of Mount Desert Island prior to the Great War.


Although tourists to the region go back to the mid 1850s this park was created from over a decade long Hancock County public land trust. Including land donated from Boston brahmin. The park was officially established as the Sieur de Monts National Monument by President Woodrow Wilson on July 8, 1916.[1]

On February 26, 1919, it became a national park, and was renamed the name Lafayette National Park in honor of the Revolutionary War hero Marquis de Lafayette. The park's last name change occurred on January 19, 1929, in honor of the former French colony of Acadia.[1]

As one of the oldest national parks east of the Mississippi, Acadia National Park attracted visitors year round. Despite the severity of the resource crisis, the park's rugged wilderness remained nearly[2] unspoiled. Hunting and fishing were strictly controlled and required licenses to be purchased from Park authorities.[3] The Acadia Observatory, sitting on the southern edge of the Park, was a particularly popular destination due to low light pollution.[4]


The Acadia National Park is mentioned only in the Fallout 4 add-on Far Harbor.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Acadia National Park on Wikipedia
  2. Atom's Spring
  3. Cliff's Edge Hotel terminals; Hotel Terminal, Acadia National Park: "Open year round, Acadia National Park is the largest attraction on the island. Visitors can enjoy the rugged beauty of this untouched wilderness. Hunting and fishing licenses can be purchased from the Park HQ."
  4. Cliff's Edge Hotel terminals; Hotel Terminal, Acadia Observatory: "Due to the low light pollution, the Acadia Observatory has a wonderful view of the stars on clear nights. Nightly star gazing tours are available from April to September, as weather permits. Reservations should be made in advance as space is limited."