Tag Archives: Acadia National Park

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Where in the woods am I? Penobscot Mountain

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Heidi Riggs, Brian Dempster, Ted Pearson, Carey Kish (in his own special way.. “Popover Pond”…), Jane Bromley Langley, Carolyn Newbert, Jen Patton, Chris Sewall, Elliot Woodbury and Tim Henderson all won the “Where in the Woods am I?” game for Penobscot Mountain in Acadia National Park in October 2015. They guessed the correct mountain by […]

Where in the woods am I? Precipice Trail

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Jeffery Butterfield, Wayne Ladner, Marion Wojciechowski, Rebekkah Mae and Celia Wilcox won the “Where in the Woods Am I?” game for Precipice Trail in Acadia National Park in October 2014 given these verbal clues and the following gallery of photos: I decided to hike a particularly challenging trail over the weekend, just to shake things up a bit. In fact, […]