Category Archives: Hikes

Prout’s Neck Bird Walk

This is one of my favorite coastal hikes in Maine. There were hundreds of migrating shorebirds on the beach. I was able to see many sanderlings and sandpipers and piping plovers. I also saw a couple oystercatchers, and eiders, long … Continue reading

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Franconia Ridge Trail 2017

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The Franconia Ridge Trail is one my favorite hikes. The hike up to the ridge on the Falling Waters Trail passes many waterfalls. The ridge is above tree line for a almost two miles. There are rare alpine plants along … Continue reading

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Little River Trail

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This was a hike I did last January of 2016. I started to create this post and never saved it. I mistakenly posted it this morning, so I went ahead and finished it. The Little River Trail is something I … Continue reading

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South Branch Pond in Baxter State Park

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I spent three days camping at South Branch Pond campground in the northern part of Baxter State Park in Maine, from August 23 to 25. I was sitting down by the pond as it started to get dark on my … Continue reading

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Plein Air Painting in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

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From Sunday, October 4 to Wednesday, October 7, I stayed at Shapleigh Bunkhouse at the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Highland Center in Crawford Notch, New Hampshire. Crawford Notch is in the middle of the White Mountains. Each morning and afternoon I … Continue reading

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Tide Pools at Pott’s Point Preserve

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Late this afternoon I kayaked around Pott’s Point. The tide was especially low and I explored the tide pools at Pott’s Point Preserve at the end of Harpswell Neck in Maine. There were razor clam shells, periwinkles, blue mussels, a … Continue reading

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Fishing on Cold Stream

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Early on Wednesday morning we drove to my camp in West Gardiner and Wayne Dunn took Vincent, Anthony and Michael fishing on Cold Stream. It was a quiet, overcast morning, perfect for fishing. I enjoyed being in my canoe and … Continue reading

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Reid State Park and the Coast of Maine

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On Tuesday morning, after breakfast in Bethel, we drove to my house in Bowdoin, set up the big tent out by the garden, and drove to Reid State Park in Georgetown to see the rocky coast, the sandy beach, and … Continue reading

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Step Falls

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We spent the day on Monday at Step Falls in Newry, Maine, hiking, swimming, and sliding down the smooth rock stretches. Alternative Slideshow Viewer

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Tuckerman Ravine and Mt. Washington

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On Sunday Michael, Anthony, Vincent, Rebecca, Linda and I started from Pinkham Notch and headed up the Tuckerman Ravine Trail on our way up towards Mt. Washington. Linda, Rebecca an Vincent hiked down and took the van up and met … Continue reading

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