How to enjoy snowy trails, frozen lakes in Acadia National Park — Outdoors — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

“A lot of people think the park is closed, but it’s not.”

Auntie Mame chilling out at Acadia's Blackwoods Campground - 2009

Auntie Mame chilling out at Acadia’s Blackwoods Campground – 2009

Acadia is the only National Park in New England, and it is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.  During the summer, it’s so crowded ( estimated 2.8 million visitors) that I stay away, confining my enjoyment of the Park’s hiking and biking trails to the fall, and the winter.

Check out Aislinn Sarnacki’s excellent article on winter use of the park.  It’s in today’s Bangor Daily News and right here, via this link:  How to enjoy snowy trails, frozen lakes in Acadia National Park — Outdoors — BDN Maine

Uncle Tom’s Guided Adventures is heading up to Blackwoods Campground  for three nights of winter camping this month. I am not sure how much snow will be around by then, but we’ll adapt to either cross country skiing, snowshoeing, or fat tire biking. We’ll have the benefit of my heated tent.   It’s going to happen!

As a bonus post, here’s Day 1 (of 3) of my last winter camping trip at Blackwoods, from 2009.

 

About Tom Jamrog

I'm sixty-seven and live in the Maine woods. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2007, the Pacific Crest Trail in 2010, Vermont's Long Trail in 2011, the Continental Divide Trail in 2013, the Camino Portugese (2016), and Newfoundland's East Coast Trail (2017) . I am outdoors every day. I offer guided backpacking trips and classes in Maine, through "Uncle Tom's Guided Adventures".
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