If you don’t have plans for this Sunday, July 15, consider heading to Acadia National Park for some outdoor fun at the sixth annual “Acadia Adventures: Family Fun Day” from 2 to 5 p.m. at Sieur de Monts, 25 Visitor Center Road, Bar Harbor. Organized by Friends of Acadia and Acadia National Park, the event […]
Difficulty: Easy, but with a few tricky boulders near the summit. Moderate-strenuous if you opt for the longer hike that will bring you to two additional mountains. How to get there: After crossing the bridge onto Mount Desert Island on ME Route 3, stay to the right, following ME Route 102. Just before reaching Southwest […]
This week’s hiking spot is kind of hard to figure out by looking at the photos, so I’ll give you a few hints. The hike is on Mount Desert Island and it’s a fairly short trail compared to others on the island. Guess where I hiked in the comments below by looking at the photos […]
People living close to Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park (a five-minute drive from Freeport, Maine) are pretty lucky. The park is offering nature programs daily at 2 p.m. through Labor Day. A few things you need to know about the programs: • The programs are free with park admission. • Most programs start at the […]
Spaces are still available on teen volunteer trail crews being organized by the Appalachian Mountain Club in the Maine Woods this summer. This new program is for teens looking to get outside, add some volunteer work on their resume, and make a difference for recreationists across the state, this project is for you. The 10-day […]
Here’s a collection of cool photos I took while on recent hikes in June and early July, 2012. Some of my photos never make it into my “1-minute hike” posts or “Where in the Woods am I?” posts, but I still want to share them! So here you go.
Difficulty: Easy. The trail network, as of July 2012, is a little less than 2 miles of walking, and there is no real change in elevation. How to get there: In Stockton Springs, take US-1 to Steamboat Warf Road. If you’re coming from the south, Steamboat Warf Road will be on your right after Pirates […]
You’ll need to read into the clues for this one. In the crazy heat this weekend, I visited some beautiful trails and got a nice sunburn taking photos of all the wildlife. View the photos and guess what hiking trails I explored in Maine this week. Leave your best guesses in the comment section below. […]