The Jordan Pond and the Jordan Pond House Restaurant are a famous combination in Acadia National Park. It is difficult to separate them.
A late 1800's version of the restaurant first established the tradition of having tea & popovers on the lawn while overlooking Jordan Pond and the North and South Bubble Mountains. The original bulding was destroyed by fire in 1979 and was later rebuilt with the help of private funds.
The Jordan Pond House Restaurant is open 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. late May through late October and is operated by a private business concessionaire on park land. Reservations are recommended by calling 207.276.3316.
The Jordan Pond Shore Trail circumvents the pond. A Carriage Road is passes the restaurant and pond on the west side running north and south. Wildwood Stables, to the southeast, offers carriage rides for a reasonable price. The Island Explorer Shuttle Bus has a pickup and drop-off point at the restaurant.
Jordan Pond Specs:
Maximum water dedpth: 150 feet
Pets: Not allowed in water
Boating: Maximum 10 horsepower motors
Special: No swimming, windsurfing, SCUBA, or boating allowed within 1,000 ft of the water intake
Fish: Landlocked salmon, lake trout
Jordan Pond House GPS: Latitude 44.320484; Longitude -68.253658
Boat Ramp GPS: Latitude 44.322836; Longitude -68.253771
Parking North Lot GPS: Latitude 44.321547; Longitude -68.251892
Parking South Lot GPS: Latitude 44.319896; Longitude -68.253908
For more detailed information about Jordan Pond and Acadia National Park, visit AcadiaMagic.com.
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