Sunday, December 11, 2016

Hike At Jordan Pond Acadia National Park

Steep slopes rise above the rocky shore, including Cadillac Mountain, which at 1,530 feet is the highest point on the east coast of the United States.
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Meadows,lakes, streams, wetlands, and forests
JORDAN POND: 100_0196 The trail around Jordan Pond  is a 3.3 mile/5.3 km loop.
100_0167 You will find landlocked salmon, and lake trout in the lake. That is Bubble Mt. in the background
PICTURES ON THE TRAIL:
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MY WIFE AND I ON THE TRAIL:
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The pond has a maximum water depth of 150 feet and canoes and kayaks are permitted. Carriage Roads are adjacent to the restaurant and pond area.
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100_0202 BEAVER DAM AT FAR END OF POND.
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TRAIL COULD GET PRETTY WET SO THE N.P.S. HELPED OUT WITH SOME BOARD WALK
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END OF HIKE GETTING READY TO 100_0193
REST

100_0169 IN THE BACKGROUND The famous Jordan Pond House, the only full service restaurant located within Acadia National Park.
Jordan Pond House continues the tradition of afternoon tea featuring there famous popovers and strawberry jam.
TIME TO GO BACK TO CAMPSITE:
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THANKS FOR STOPPING BY
JOE TODD AND LINDA.

2 comments:

Bill Nicholls said...

That's a pond, we call that a lake, ponds I have seen are small with ducks on. Nice area to walk inand camp

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Great hike in a beautiful National Park -- it was the furthest we got on our Rv trip through all the eastern states we hadn;t visited. Gosh that was too long ago. 2010 I think.