1-minute hike: Gorge Path up Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park

Difficulty: Moderate-strenuous. From the Gorge Path trailhead on Park Loop Road, the trail is 1.9 miles to the top of Cadillac Mountain, making for an out and back hike of about 3.8 miles. The trail starts out gradual but becomes very rocky and steep as it climbs the eastern slope of the mountain. How to […]

1-minute hike: Cadillac Mountain’s South Ridge Trail, Acadia National Park

Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous due to the length of the trail. South Ridge Trail climbs gradually and steadily up Cadillac Mountain for 3.5 miles, making for an out-and-back hike of 7 miles. You can shorten the hike by catching a ride on a bus or trolley at the summit of Cadillac or descending the mountain […]

Where in the Maine woods am I? Cadillac Mountain’s South Ridge Trail

Of 43 entries to this week’s “Where in the Woods” contest, the winner is… Leda Beth Gray of Blue Hill! Leda correctly identified the South Ridge Trail of Cadillac Mountain by viewing the photo gallery below. We will be sending out an Uno’s gift certificate to you shortly, Leda. High five! Here is the original […]

Where in the woods am I? North Ridge Trail, Cadillac Mountain

Carolyn Newbert, Moto Rusty, Linda J. Peek, Robin Smith, Douglas Lindsay, Kenny Browning, Kenn Chandler and Gina Ranco Newman won the “Where in the Woods Am I?” game for North Ridge Trail up Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park in November 2013 given these verbal clues and the following gallery of photos: Derek, Oreo (our dog) and I […]

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 […]