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

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

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 […]

1-minute hike: Wonderland, Acadia National Park

Difficulty: Easy. The hike is 1.4 miles, out and back, and the trail is fairly wide and smooth, without many exposed roots and rocks. However, the trail was not designed for wheelchairs or strollers. How to get there: Drive onto Mount Desert Island on Route 3 and veer right after the causeway to head toward […]