Highest Point in Maine

As part of our Baxter Trip, Lindsay and her Aunt Jean, climbed Mount Katahdin.  You can read about the rest of our trip in Too Many Mice, Not Enough Moose.  Jean has been section hiking the Appalachian Trail, so we wanted to hike this trail up the mountain.  Lindsay had hiked this mountain many years…

Too Many Mice, Not Enough Moose

On the week before last, we took a family vacation to Baxter State Park in Maine.  Lindsay’s Aunt Jean also joined us, fresh off a New Hampshire hiking trip, with her eyes set to Katahdin.  We packed up and took the 6+ hour drive to Baxter State Park without much hiccup…..just one small detail to deal…

South of the Pond

After two days at Neshowdenuhunk Field Campground in Baxter State Park (read our blog: Doubletop), we headed north toward South Branch Pond Campground.  Before we settled into our new home for two nights we stopped in the working forest part of Baxter State Park, the only section of the park that has active logging.  Andrew…

Doubletop

Last weekend we finally had time to take a week of vacation together and we headed to Baxter State Park in Maine.  We took our time getting there and stayed at Peaks-Kenny State Park in Dover-Foxcroft for a night so that we could arrive in Baxter first thing in the morning.  We really enjoy Peaks-Kenny…