From the Back Cover
Here is your ultimate guide to outdoor adventure in Acadia National Park. Published by the Northeast's oldest and largest outdoor club, this completely updated guide features 50 of the best hiking, biking, and paddling trips on Mt. Desert Island, Isle au Haut, and the Schoodic Peninsula. Each detailed trip description summarizes trip time, distance, and difficulty, and now indicates the closest stop in the Park's easy-to-use shuttle system. Eighty additional hiking trails are also described, making this the most comprehensive guide to outdoor activities available for the Park. A full-color, pull-out, contour map shows every hiking trail in the park, as well as carriage roads, park roads, paddling launch sites, and shuttle bus stops. Whether you are planning a day hike or a week-long visit, you'll get the inside story on where to go and what to do during a visit to the Northeast's only National Park.
Inside you'll find:
* 50 hiking, biking, and paddling trips for all abilities
* Descriptions of all hiking trails on Mt. Desert Island
* Updated pull-out map with trails, carriage roads, shuttle stops, and boat launches
* At-A-Glance Trip Planner that helps identify the best adventures for you
* Appendices including campgrounds, boat trips, outfitters, and more
About the Author
Jerry and Marcy Monkman photograph and write about the wild places of New England. Their work has been published in many magazines, including Outdoor Photographer, Backpacker, Natural History, Canoe & Kayak, and Yankee. They are also regular contributors to the publications of the Appalachian Mountain Club, Appalachian Trail Conference, the Northern Forest Alliance, and Manomet Observatory. They live in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with their two children.