Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Bar Harbor, ME
Bar Harbor is a town on the shore of Bar Harbor with a hospital, pharmacy, several banks, and good highway connections. It is an important summer resort and yachting center, and during the summer many sightseeing cruises and fishing trips are scheduled daily for the vicinity of Frenchman Bay and Mount Desert Island.
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Acadia National Park:
This rugged coastal landscape is the only National Park in New England, making it a popular place for visitors up and down the eastern seaboard. Though this park is remote-over 4.5 hours from Boston-its breathtaking scenery, diverse landscape, great hiking, biking and sightseeing pulls in over 3 million visitors annually. Find out what to see and do at Acadia National Park here.
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Hyper-local Stations to Provide Real-Time, Observational Data on Sea-Levels for 5 Coastal Towns Rockland, Maine -- US Harbors, in partnership with Divirod, a data and technology company, is launching a pilot program in Penobscot Bay, ME to test a new technology for water-level sensing. NOAA currently maintains 200 live, observational tide… Learn More
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NEWS & UPDATES FOR JANUARY Updates from US Harbors News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month Updates from US Harbors This week brought some serious winter weather conditions for much of the Northeast along with a tsunami advisory for parts… SEE MORE
By Mike Schuler. The Port of Boston welcomed its biggest containership to date over the weekend following a $850 million project to make the port “big ship ready.” The Evergreen ship MV Ever Fortune called at the Port of Boston’s Conley Container Terminal on Sunday. At 1,100 feet long, the… SEE MORE
Tropical tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean gained renewed protections and science-based catch levels under resolutions advocated by the United States. They were adopted by the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission at its virtual meeting in October. The IATTC also established a framework for foreign fishing vessels to face spot inspections when they… SEE MORE