Isle au Haut

Isle au Haut information for the Healthy Water, Healthy Aging project.

Isle au Haut has the unique experience of being half Acadia National Park and half privately owned by a small but thriving community. Named in French meaning “high island”, Isle au Haut is the traditional territory of the Penobscot people. Located in Penobscot Bay, a significant amount of Isle au Haut residents lobster fish as a primary occupation. Isle au Haut has a protected working waterfront, further supporting how important fishing and maritime occupations are to Isle au Haut. The year-round population numbers around 54, growing to over 250 during the summer season.

To learn more about Isle au Haut, follow along on their community page.

Town of Isle au Haut, Maine (

To learn more about Acadia National Park and Isle au Haut, click the link below.

Isle au Haut – Acadia National Park (U.S. National Park Service) (