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Bar Harbor

The Schoodic Ferry docks at the beautiful College of the Atlantic campus, within walking distance of the George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History and within 1.5 miles of the main entrance to Acadia National Park. While there is no parking allowed on campus, you can reach the Schoodic Ferry via the free Island Explorer bus service (route #2), bicycle, or a short 20-minute walk from downtown Bar Harbor. Alternatively, free Schoodic Ferry parking is offered at the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce building in Trenton, which is also a stop on the free Island Explorer bus service (route #1 ).

From downtown Bar Harbor: Pick up the #2 Eden Street Island Explorer bus at the Village Green and exit the bus at the College of the Atlantic stop.

From off-island: Park your vehicle in the free Schoodic Ferry parking spaces at the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce building in Trenton. Once parked, take the #1 Campgrounds Island Explorer bus and request a stop at College of the Atlantic.

From most Bar Harbor campgrounds: Pick up the free #1 Campgrounds Island Explorer bus at your campground and request a stop at College of the Atlantic.

Once on-campus, please feel free to explore the George B. Dorr Natural History Museum as you wait for the Schoodic Ferry. Once you are ready, follow the way-finding signs to the College of the Atlantic dock to board the ferry.

Winter Harbor

The Schoodic Ferry docks at the Schoodic Marine Center, within walking distance of the new museum, ¼ mile from downtown Winter Harbor, and ½ mile from the Schoodic entrance to Acadia National Park. Free parking is available for Schoodic Ferry customers at the Schoodic Marine Center. In addition, ferry customers can also ride the free Island Explorer bus (route #8) from multiple locations on Schoodic Peninsula, including the new Schoodic Woods Campground and the Schoodic Education and Research Center inside Acadia National Park.

By Bus: Pick up the free #8 Schoodic Island Explorer bus stop from multiple locations on Schoodic Peninsula and exit the bus at the Schoodic Marine Center/Schoodic Ferry stop.

By Car: Follow the Google Map link.