Saturday, September 21, 2019

Nature Nearby - Kenduskeag Stream (Bangor)

I just finished a book called Microadventures by Alastair Humphreys (highly recommended yet uncompensated link here). The premise of the book is that you don't need to have extensive planning, travel far or spend a lot of money to be able to connect with nature, you just need to go do it (most of Alastair's adventures involve an overnight in a bivvy sack).  In Maine we are fortunate to have beautiful natural surroundings within reach throughout the state. 

This morning, my wife and I visited Kenduskeag Stream Park, starting on Franklin Street and hiking to the platform just past I-95 to view the falls (here is a map**).  The park looked amazing with its leaves starting to change and the bright sunlight.

** On the return trip, we made a slight detour to obtain provisions at Gosselin's bakery.

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