Where in the woods am I? Thurston Park

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And the answer is… Thurston Woods in China. And the winner, drawn randomly from all who guessed the location correctly, is Gerard Zegers of Machias! Enjoy the $50 L.L.Bean gift card, Gerard! And thanks to everyone for playing. Come on back next Monday to play again! And if you’re interested in visiting this impressive town park, stay tuned for the […]

1-minute hike: Lower Harbor Trail in Acadia National Park

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Difficulty: Moderate. The 1.1-mile Lower Harbor Trail includes narrow bog bridges, small hills, a few steep areas, exposed tree roots and rocky areas. The trail is well marked and signed. From the main parking area, you can create a loop hike that is about 2 miles long by combining bike paths and a nameless 0.4-mile […]

Check out L.L.Bean’s free adventure lecture series

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L.L.Bean recently released an exciting schedule of talks that will be running every Friday evening, January through March, at the L.L.Bean Flagship store in Freeport. The line-up of guest speakers includes experienced mountaineers, endurance paddlers, long-distance hikers and adventure racers. And it looks like they have some epic stories to share. These talks are free […]