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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The Cousins’ Trip to Maine

This past week Rebecca and her four sons, Michael, Anthony, Dominic and Vincent, drove from Pennsylvania to spend four days with Bob and Linda and me here in Maine. We had many great adventures hiking in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, swimming and sliding on the granite falls in Western Maine, walking along the rocky and sandy coast in Coastal Maine, and fishing on Cold Stream from my camp in West Gardiner.

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The Basin Rim Trail

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Linda and I started our hike from the Wild River Campground in Evans Notch, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We hiked to the Rim Junction at the top of the Basin Rim Trail. The trail followed Blue Brook … Continue reading

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Hike Along the Bull Branch in Newry

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The Bull Branch runs through the Mahoosuc Public Reserve Land in Newry, Maine. Linda, Bob and I bushwhacked along the river which was full of strong water runoff from the spring melt. It was a warm spring afternoon before the … Continue reading

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Dunn’s Notch and Lower Falls

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Dunn’s Notch is a secluded place east of Grafton Notch, crossed mostly by through-hikers on the Appalachian Trail. Linda, Bob and I hiked to the falls by bushwhacking up the West Branch of the Ellis River from the East B … Continue reading

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