Greetings from Acadia National Park

My first experience with Acadia – September 2012. We camped at Blackwoods. By the time we set up the RV, settled in and ate supper it was dark. My sister said we had to go to “The Rocks” I wasn’t too sure about rocks in the dark, but trusted and walked along. We finally crossed Loop Rd and started down trail to rocks. I was skeptical until we reached the top of cliffs. The Atlantic opened up in front of me. The moon was full, it was straight ahead. A huge white ball with a highway of light glittering off the water!! I was awestruck. I get goose bumps remembering it. The days past, Great Head Trail, Sand Beach, Sommes Sound, Cadillac, Sea Wall, Schoodic, Bar Harbor…. Each place more incredible!! I shall return as often as I can. Will never see it all and will always want more!! It’s timeless.


Acadia National Park

Along the rugged coastline of Maine, this gem of the Northeast offers ocean shoreline, coastal forests, remote islands, rocky mountains and historic lighthouses. With 45 miles of historic carriage roads to bike and 125 miles of trails to hike, Acadia is a premier destination for the adventurous and outdoorsy. Among the park’s granite peaks is Cadillac Mountain, which at 1,530 feet stands as the tallest mountain on the Atlantic coast.

State(s): Maine

Established: 1919

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