We ended up tagging 4 nice buck, 2 of them over 200 pounds. We received 6+ inches in the mountains and it stayed for the entire week. From Bar Harbor/Acadia, the areas reporting frequent moose sightings would be an hour or more driving time, one way. We'll definitely make a stop at the visitor's center and ask these important questions, but for now I'm just curious before we arrive. There are white-tailed deer throughout the Park and the Island. Haven't seen a moose, or anything else like that. There are beaver who build neat lodges in several of the ponds in the Park. Members who are knowledgeable about this destination and volunteer their time to answer travelers' questions. It's operated by the Maine Dept, of Inland Fish and Wildlife and is home to almost every species of animal native to Maine -- housed in re-creations of their native habitat. The second week was perfect with snow. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-61512692', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');New Jersey a week or so ago. Moose watching is a favorite tourist activity in Maine. more. Will be coming to (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? and also are very protective of their young calves. The Park Rangers said it was best to do nothing, leave it alone, and it would come down from the tree and wander off in its own good time. Thank you! As part of the Elks organization, our Bangor Lodge is very involved in veterans and family activities. Only ones I know of were brought in specifically for use in fenced-in, private hunting preserves.... not a species most Maine natives would say is common to Maine. In decades of time in various parts of the Maine woods have seen only two or three.... We hiked up Penobscot fairly early in the morning this past July. Welcome! There might be a bear or two in the Park. In general, bears in Maine are rarely aggressive (msjor exception would be if you encountered a mama with cubs -- highly unlikely this time of year)... in general, bears in Maine have no more desire to be around you than you do around them! ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-60979711', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Acadia National Park mid Sept. Where would I go for the best places to see moose or other deer?? Several shots were taken that did not find there mark. They will attack humans who come too close.). Hobby Some people who have the financial resources raise elk as a hobby, just as others raise horses or dogs. Are there horseback riding stables near the park? Moose sightings have been reported, at one time or another, almost everywhere in the State, including rare sightings in places as urban as Portland. Would say your chances of happening upon one just visiting Acadia would be "slim to none.". A college student was killed by a bear in (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? ^^ I saw that about the kid that got mauled, There must have also been something up with that bear though. Maine is lucky enough to be one of only a few states in the U.S. that has a sizable moose population. But, in general, moose seem to prefer the more upland, inland areas of the state to locations closer to the coast. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-60980398', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Bar Harbor area to see Moose?? mouse are rare in the park elk nonexistent white tail deer can be found throughtout the park. May be a good way for someone to get up close to wildlife, but with supervising professionals for safety. Chronic wasting disease seems to be a problem exacerbated by deer and elk farms. A moose may also lick its lips. There are raccoon and coyotes. great year round recreation and quiet splendor.

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