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Bangor Daily News
The story behind this Bangor dive bar’s famous dog muralTony, Annette and Amanda, and their parents, Jim and Arlene, Bucksport natives
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Tony, Annette and Amanda, and their parents, Jim and Arlene, Bucksport natives that own The Rock & Art Shops in Bangor, Bar Harbor and Ellsworth — stumbled across the mural’s origin story. The family was in New York City in the summer of 2014,... Read more
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Roll Call
Democratic Poll: Poliquin Narrowly Leads Potential Self-Funder in MaineGolden 40 percent to 8 percent, according to the poll. Former state Senate cand
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
Golden 40 percent to 8 percent, according to the poll. Former state Senate candidate Jonathan Fulford was at 5 percent and Bar Harbor restaurant owner Tim Rich was at 2 percent. Forty-five percent of voters were undecided. For the general... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Concert series to benefit Loaves and Fishesbe heard in concerts throughout Connecticut and New York City, regularly perfor
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 7 days ago
be heard in concerts throughout Connecticut and New York City, regularly performing with groups, including the Radio City Orchestra, Kent Singers, Blackmore’s Night, the Bar Harbor Music Festival String Orchestra and the Ridgefield Symphony Orchest... Read more
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The News-Times
Concert series to benefit Loaves and Fishesbe heard in concerts throughout Connecticut and New York City, regularly perfor
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
be heard in concerts throughout Connecticut and New York City, regularly performing with groups, including the Radio City Orchestra, Kent Singers, Blackmore’s Night, the Bar Harbor Music Festival String Orchestra and the Ridgefield Symphony Orchest... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Foreign worker shortage still hurting tourism industry during busy fall seasonbeginning and end of the summer season. And this October is much stronger than
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
beginning and end of the summer season. And this October is much stronger than average from the southern coast of Maine to Bar Harbor.” H-2B visas are a staple in Maine tourism, supplying the industry with seasonal laborers, such as housekeepers... Read more
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Boston Globe
If you like the ocean and solitude, this land sale in Maine has lots for $20,000The real estate venture sounded promising. More than a decade ago developers f
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
The real estate venture sounded promising. More than a decade ago developers from outside Bar Harbor, Maine, subdivided a vast, oceanfront property in the fishing community of Steuben and started to sell lots. Sales began in 2004, the town said,... Read more
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Boston Globe
If you like the ocean and solitude, this land sale in Maine has lots for $20,000The real estate venture sounded promising. More than a decade ago developers f
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
The real estate venture sounded promising. More than a decade ago developers from outside Bar Harbor, Maine, subdivided a vast, oceanfront property in the fishing community of Steuben and started to sell lots. Sales began in 2004, the town said,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
On Deck, a sports calendarOct. 15, at Husson University. Registration at 9 a.m., race at 10 a.m. Contact
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Oct. 15, at Husson University. Registration at 9 a.m., race at 10 a.m. Contact Stacey Duran stace.duran@cancer.org. BAR HARBOR — Island Connections’ second annual Running for Rides Mary Parker Memorial 5K Race presented by Title Sponsor Bar... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
70 years ago this month, the Great Fires of 1947 raged across Maineacross the state that month — the largest natural disaster in Maine history, th
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
across the state that month — the largest natural disaster in Maine history, that involved municipalities from Wells to Bar Harbor. For Mount Desert Island in particular, the fires raged for nearly a month, spreading east from Crooked Road to... Read more
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Daily Mail
How a diet of potato, meat and Cheerios made boy go BLINDand safe treatment option for older people, instead of relying on eye drops. R
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
and safe treatment option for older people, instead of relying on eye drops. Researchers at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine added the vitamin to the water of mice who were genetically predisposed to glaucoma. Results revealed it... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Local golf results for Oct. 2, 2017BAR HARBOR — Scott Allen of Bar Harbor recorded a hole-in-one on the 143-yard f
Bangor Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
BAR HARBOR — Scott Allen of Bar Harbor recorded a hole-in-one on the 143-yard fourth hole at Kebo Valley Club on Monday. He used an 8-iron for the ace, which was witnessed by Bill Klaver and David Corrigan.LOCALAt Barren View GC 1st Annual Bulldog... Read more
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The Morning Call
'I'm going to work until I die': More older people travel country in search of seasonal jobsdrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
The new reality of old age in Americadrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Warm weather impacts local Bar Harbor businessesBAR HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Visitors to Bar Harbor are taking advantage o
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 17 days ago
BAR HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Visitors to Bar Harbor are taking advantage of the unseasonably warm weather by continuing to invest in local shops and businesses. Three different cruise ships docked there on Saturday, letting off hundreds of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'I'm going to work until I die': More older people travel country in search of seasonal jobsdrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Warm weather impacts local Bar Harbor businessesBAR HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Visitors to Bar Harbor are taking advantage o
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 17 days ago
BAR HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Visitors to Bar Harbor are taking advantage of the unseasonably warm weather by continuing to invest in local shops and businesses. Three different cruise ships docked there on Saturday, letting off hundreds of... Read more
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The Star
The new reality of old age in Americadrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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The News-Times
The new reality of old age in Americadrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
The News-Times / Posted 17 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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TribLIVE
New reality of old age in Americadrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The new reality of old age in Americadrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
'I'm going to work until I die': More older people travel country in search of seasonal jobsdrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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Greenwich Time
The new reality of old age in Americadrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
Greenwich Time / Posted 18 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'I'm going to work until I die': More older people travel country in search of seasonal jobsdrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The new reality of old age in Americadrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bar Harbor has lots of ideas for former ferry terminalBAR HARBOR, Maine — Marina. Museum. Commercial fishing dry dock. Cruise ship pi
Bangor Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Marina. Museum. Commercial fishing dry dock. Cruise ship pier. The Maine Department of Transportation, which took ownership of the dock after Bay Ferries ended its Bar Harbor service in 2009, would prefer that the property serve... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
The new reality of old age in Americadrawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, b
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
drawn each summer to the state's rocky coastline and picturesque small towns, both as vacationers and seasonal workers. In Bar Harbor, one of the state's most popular tourist destinations, well-to-do retirees come ashore from luxury cruise ships to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 28, 2017www.raceentry.com, preregistration is $12 for students, $15 for adults, $20 for
Bangor Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
www.raceentry.com, preregistration is $12 for students, $15 for adults, $20 for a family or on race day, $15, $18 and $25. BAR HARBOR — Island Connections’ second annual Running for Rides Mary Parker Memorial 5K Race presented by Title Sponsor Bar... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘The chemistry is there:’ Stingy Bangor boys earn regional rankinghas made a smooth transition to its upgraded schedule. The Raiders were 7-0 ent
Bangor Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
has made a smooth transition to its upgraded schedule. The Raiders were 7-0 entering a match at Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor on Wednesday to extend its winning streak to 43 matches. Fourth-ranked WA, which has outscored its opposition... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Local golf resultsBAR HARBOR — Doug Lackey shot a hole-in-one on Wednesday playing at the Kebo Va
Bangor Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
BAR HARBOR — Doug Lackey shot a hole-in-one on Wednesday playing at the Kebo Valley Club. He aced the 142-yard 15th hole using a 5-hybrid club. The shot was witnessed by Wyman Tapley and Joey James.MSGAAt Cape Neddick CC Senior Tour — Individual,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How soul singer Charles Bradley got his start in Maineof cancer at age 68, got his start in Maine. The federal training program Job
Bangor Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
of cancer at age 68, got his start in Maine. The federal training program Job Corps sent the Brooklyn, New York, native to Bar Harbor, where he was working as a chef in the early 1960s, when someone told him that he resembled James Brown. But at... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. Anne B. McKusick, Hopkins rheumatologist who had worked on the Manhattan Project during World War IIwhom I also had a professional relationship. I got to know Anne 46 years ago du
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
whom I also had a professional relationship. I got to know Anne 46 years ago during summers at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, where Victor lectured. We used to drive there together,” Dr. Francomano recalled. “I was invited to their... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
High school football postseason chase heating upeither one or two losses, a swarm led by perennial powerhouse Winslow and defen
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
either one or two losses, a swarm led by perennial powerhouse Winslow and defending North champion Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor. Winslow and MDI are Nos. 1-2 in the Heal Points and remain the top bets to emerge from this field after playing a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Acadia on track for another big year with visitorsin 2016. Those numbers, for the first time, include traffic that comes from Is
Bangor Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
in 2016. Those numbers, for the first time, include traffic that comes from Island Explorer, a free shuttle service for Bar Harbor and Acadia, Park spokeswoman Christie Anastasia said. As of last month, an estimated 115,117 park visitors came... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Turn over a new leaf: Chase that autumn foliage on footaround idyllic Jordan Pond , formed by glaciers in the shadow of Acadia Nationa
The Register Citizen / Posted 25 days ago
around idyllic Jordan Pond , formed by glaciers in the shadow of Acadia National Park's Cadillac Mountain, not far from Bar Harbor and its playful puffins. Part of the trail is over graded gravel; about 4,000 feet of it follows bouncy log... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
As other MDI towns enact bans, Bar Harbor studies whether to increase cruise ship trafficTourism draws to Bar Harbor about 3.3 million visitors every season, including
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
Tourism draws to Bar Harbor about 3.3 million visitors every season, including 140,000 who come from cruise ships or other commercial tourist vessels. Threats of lawsuits and boycotts of businesses have marked the cruise ship debate, Town Manager... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Hermon-MDI game headlines Friday night’s football cardHermon, under first-year head coach Kyle Gallant, faces its stiffest test of th
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
Hermon, under first-year head coach Kyle Gallant, faces its stiffest test of the season when the Hawks travel to Bar Harbor to take on Mark Shields’ defending Class C North champion Mount Desert Island Trojans. That is one of the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 21, 2017www.raceentry.com, preregistration is $12 for students, $15 for adults, $20 for
Bangor Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
www.raceentry.com, preregistration is $12 for students, $15 for adults, $20 for a family or on race day, $15, $18 and $25. BAR HARBOR — Island Connections’ second annual Running for Rides Mary Parker Memorial 5K Race presented by Title Sponsor Bar... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Jose’s biggest impact on Maine could be Hurricane Mariaalong the shore, but did not issue any Jose-related alerts on Thursday. A few c
Bangor Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
along the shore, but did not issue any Jose-related alerts on Thursday. A few cruise ships have canceled planned stops in Bar Harbor because of the heavy surf, which has attracted surfers to some beaches in Maine despite warnings about rip... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Jackson Lab Files Federal Complaint, Accusing Chinese University Of Selling Its Miceof the genomics research center’s mice used for research. The lab operates a re
Hartford Courant / Posted 26 days ago
of the genomics research center’s mice used for research. The lab operates a research center in Farmington and is based in Bar Harbor, Maine. Jackson Lab filed a complaint Monday in federal court in Maine. It’s seeking arbitration in its dispute... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Jackson Lab cries foul over Chinese mouse breedingfamous mice in violation of their contract, according to a federal lawsuit file
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
famous mice in violation of their contract, according to a federal lawsuit filed by the lab. Jackson Laboratory of Bar Harbor, the world’s largest breeder of mice for medical research, filed a complaint Sept. 18 with the U.S. District Court... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Boost your bike ride without breaking a sweatreluctance that he agreed to take a test ride at the urging of Ann Watson, the
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
reluctance that he agreed to take a test ride at the urging of Ann Watson, the owner of Pedego Acadia, a new ebike shop in Bar Harbor. “I came back to the shop grinning like a 12-year-old,” he said. “I had tears from the wind blowing back from my... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
"World Guy" visits Bar HarborBAR HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- It was in 1998 that Erik Bendl took a walk w
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 29 days ago
BAR HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- It was in 1998 that Erik Bendl took a walk with this globe in honor of his mother who passed away from diabetes. Over 19 years later he has continued his journey’ across the country to spread his message of love... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Massachusetts, Bar Harbor runners capture Caribou Marathon titlesMass. came in third in 3:02:39. While Aillette isn’t a big fan of marathons, t
Bangor Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
Mass. came in third in 3:02:39. While Aillette isn’t a big fan of marathons, the women’s winner, Rebecca Geib of Bar Harbor, can’t get enough of them. After placing fourth at the inaugural event, Geib claimed the victory on Sunday in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Turn over a new leaf: Chase autumn foliage on footaround idyllic Jordan Pond , formed by glaciers in the shadow of Acadia Nationa
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
around idyllic Jordan Pond , formed by glaciers in the shadow of Acadia National Park’s Cadillac Mountain, not far from Bar Harbor and its playful puffins. Part of the trail is over graded gravel; about 4,000 feet of it follows bouncy log... Read more
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Boston Globe
Maine event: Take a ghost tour in Bar HarborIf you take an evening stroll with Bar Harbor Ghost Tours, you’ll hear about gh
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
If you take an evening stroll with Bar Harbor Ghost Tours, you’ll hear about ghosts, monsters, and giants haunting the historic seaport village, but you’ll also be treated to Wabanaki spirit tales passed down in the region for thousands of... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
MDI pulls away from Bucksporta pass interception. MDI, the reigning Class C North champion, improves its re
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
a pass interception. MDI, the reigning Class C North champion, improves its record to 2-1 and will host 3-0 Hermon at Bar Harbor next Friday night. Bucksport falls to 1-2 and will play at 2-1 Foxcroft Academy in a key Class D North battle... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The state is recalling mussels harvested off MDI over red tideboth of Jonesport; Eastern Maine Mussels of Hancock; Pemaquid Oyster Company of
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
both of Jonesport; Eastern Maine Mussels of Hancock; Pemaquid Oyster Company of Waldoboro; and Stewardship GEM LLC of Bar Harbor, he said. The state routinely tests shellfish along the entire coast for toxins, Nichols said. The closure will... Read more
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FOX CT Hartford
Chasing Fitness And Foliage On Foot In New Englandaround idyllic Jordan Pond, formed by glaciers in the shadow of Acadia National
FOX CT Hartford / Posted 1 months ago
around idyllic Jordan Pond, formed by glaciers in the shadow of Acadia National Park's Cadillac Mountain, not far from Bar Harbor and its playful puffins. Part of the trail is over graded gravel; about 4,000 feet of it follows bouncy log... Read more

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