The Island Explorer features eight bus routes linking hotels,
inns, and campgrounds with destinations in Acadia National Park and
neighboring village centers.
Clean propane-powered vehicles offer Mount Desert
Island visitors and residents free transportation to hiking trails,
carriage roads, island beaches, and in-town shops and restaurants.
Click here for information about a MaineDOT "Talk Transportation" Public Input Meeting scheduled for Ellsworth City Hall on March 4, 2015.
THE ISLAND EXPLORER OPERATES JUNE 23 THROUGH COLUMBUS DAY. FALL
SERVICE BEGINS SEPTEMBER 1.
|Schedules updated for 2014 on May 16, 2014.
"A wonderful service. Best way to get around.
Fun to ride. Happy drivers."
-Island Explorer passenger from Texas
"Using the bus really helped us to see and
visit a lot more of the island. "
-Acadia national Park visitor from England
"This makes the week a
-Island Explorer passenger from Massachusetts
"Free is the way to
be. I like your bus service."
-Island Explorer passenger from Franklin, Maine
The Island Explorer is operated by
PO Box 914
Ellsworth, ME 04605
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