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Acadia Leaf Peeping

Oct 14-16 my family and I took our school bus RV up the coast to Mount Desert Island, ME, home of Acadia National Park.  Just a weekend to get away and enjoy some of the earth's best autumn colors.

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Our set up at Blackwoods Campground right inside the park.  The campground is very clean, very friendly and has good pull through spots.  I highly recommend it.

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The Vibrant colors that draw us in, this is our second year in a row visiting Acadia during peak foliage color.

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Our first hike, we are off trail kind of people.  There are so many interesting and very different spots in the woods of Maine.

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Bringing the Enduro was a great idea, I get up an hour before the sun and stay out for a few hours shooting photos.  By the time I get back to camp everyone is just about ready to start the day.

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Advanced color zone.


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Jordan Pond is one of the main attractions in the park.  There is a great hike around the pond, perfect views, a handmade bridge and a restaurant.  Plus this view of the Bubbles mountains, photographers of all walks gravitate to this ever perfectly posed landscape shot all year long.

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Jordan Pond House is so busy that I couldn't help people watching a bit.

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We found another hike that ended with scenic coastal views.  Maine's rocky coast is a large part of it's magic.  The whole park has a faint smell of salt water mixed with pine trees that is wonderfully intoxicating.

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The end of a beautiful October day in the Northeast.  We really got lucky with the weather considering the week before a hurricane landed here.

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The Full Moon watched us pull out of Mount Desert Island and back onto the road home.