Hikes in Acadia National Park and Baxter State Park (Maine) - June 2017

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Acadia National Park.

 

 

[The hikes are indicated in dotted red lines in the map on the right.]

 

Sand Beach:

 

 

Great Head Loop (starting/ending at Sand Beach):

 

 

 

 

 

Gorham Mountain and Cadillac Cliff Trails:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Otter Cove at low tide:

 

Cadillac North Ridge Trail:

 

- Views from the ridge toward the north-east, over the town of Bar Harbor and the Porcupines Islands.

 

 

- Patches of altocumulus perlucidus above the pink granite ridge.

 

- View toward the south from the summit of Cadillac Mountain.

 

Jordan Pond Carry, Eagle Lake Trail, Bubbles Trail, and Bubbles Divide (loop):

 

- Along Jordan Pond Carry.

 

- Southern shore of Eagle Lake and Eagle Lake Trail.

 

- Other views of Eagle Lake.

 

 

- Eagle Lake seen from Connors Nubble.

 

- Left: During the descent from Connors Nubble. Right: Southern tip of Eagle Lake seen from the ridge between Connors Nubble and North Bubble.

 

- Ridge between Connors Nubble and North Bubble (on the left of the photo) and Pemetic Mountain (on the left, in the background).

 

- Another view of Eagle Lake from the ridge.

 

- Forest on the eastern side of the ridge before reaching North Bubble.

 

- Jordan Pond seen from North Bubble.

 

 

Baxter State Park.

 

[The hikes are indicated in dotted red lines in the map on the right.]

 

Mount Katahdin is the highest summit (5267ft, 1605m) in the state of Maine and the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. The Appalachian Trail′s southern terminus is Springer Mountain in the state of Georgia. The trail is approximatively 2200 miles (3500 km) long.

 

Mount Katahdin seen from Millinocket Lake:

 

 

Upper Togue Pond:

 

 

Chimney Pond Trail:

 

- Roaring Brook.

 

 

- Small side streams.

 

- Hamlin (left) and Howe (right) Peaks.

 

- Same peaks seen from (South) Basin Pond.

 

- Between Basin Ponds and Chimney Pond.

 

- Views of the Katahdin range and the Knife Edge from Chimney Pond.

 

 

 

Abol Beach to Blueberry Ledges:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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