Category Archives: 1-Minute Adventures

1-minute hike: Green Lake Nature Trails in Ellsworth


Difficulty: Easy-moderate. The trail network consists of a main trail called the 1.35-mile Hastings Trail, as well as a side trail to the hatchery. Both trails travel through a mixed forest over fairly even terrain. Exposed tree roots, wooden bridges and a few rocky areas may make footing tricky from time to time. How to […]

1-minute hike: Penobscot Mountain Trail in Acadia National Park

People at the summit

Difficulty: Moderate-strenuous. The Penobscot Mountain Trail is 1.5 miles long, according to the National Park Service, and is just one of several trails that explore Penobscot Mountain. Expect plenty of exposed tree roots and rocks, as well as some wet, slippery granite in places. How to get there: The closest parking area in Acadia National […]