Saturday, September 12, 2009

Acadia National Park, July, 2009

Emery's Cottages overlooking Frenchmans Bay

Great Head Trail, Acadia, 7/26/2009

And so it begins - a week of hiking.

Cedar Waxwing

Sand Beach - 68F air, 58F water - serious bathers.

Gorham Mountain Trail, Acadia, 7/27/2009

One of many great hikes in Acadia. This one offers some of the best views for a moderate effort.

Not sure what to think of "Big Brother" half way up trail.

Almost there...

The weather almost held on.

South Bubble - Bubble Rock - North Bubble, 7/29/09

holy smokes!

Waiting for the helicopter

North Bubble view of Jordan Pond

The Bowl Trail, Acadia, 7/28/2009

The Bowl Trail bypasses the historic and stimulating Bee Hive Trail. The Bowl is a lake between Champlain and Bee Hive Mountains.

Back side of Bee Hive Mountain

The Bowl, Cadillac Mt, Dorr Mt, and Champlain Mt

Indian Point, Mount Desert Island, 7/30/2009

Nature Preserve

There must have been more than 20 Harbor Seals here. Great place to watch and listen to them.

Bear Brook Trail, Acadia, 7/31/2009

Alternative trail to Champlain Mountain summit.
Last hike of week

View of Porcupine Islands
Jackson Labs on left

Territorial hovering bug along trail

Top of Champlain Mountain the day after the Precipice Trail opened up. Lots of people here.

Misc. Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

View from Bar Island

Geddy's Pub, Bar Harbor

Southwest Harbor

Sunsets at Emery's Cottages, MDI, ME