All posts by Aislinn Sarnacki

Aislinn Sarnacki

About Aislinn Sarnacki

Aislinn is a Bangor Daily News reporter for the Outdoors pages, focusing on outdoor recreation and Maine wildlife. Visit her main blog at actoutwithaislinn.bangordailynews.com.

Where in the woods am I? Sentinel Mountain

The answer is… Sentinel Mountain in Baxter State Park. The winner, drawn randomly from all who guessed the location correctly, is Greg Westrich of Glenburn! Enjoy the $50 L.L.Bean gift card, Greg! And thanks to everyone for playing. Come on back next Monday to play again! And if you’re interested in joining me on this 6-mile (or so) hike, stay tuned […]

Where in the woods am I? Esker Trail

The answer is… Esker Trail (which I took upon myself to name) in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. Since the trail has no official name yet, I accepted anyone I drew that answered “Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.” The winner, drawn randomly from all who guessed the location correctly, is Rebecca McFalls of Bradley! Enjoy […]

1-minute hike: Orin Falls in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

Difficulty: Moderate. Most of the 6-mile hike follows old logging roads that travel over gentle hills, with a short, narrow hiking trail leading to Orin Falls at the far end. How to get there: From a bend in Route 11 at the center of Stacyville (a town that is just north of Millinocket and Medway), […]