Piney Knoll Conservation Area (Orono)
Today was my first substantive hike since returning from Utah. I chose the Piney Knoll Conservation Area since I was looking for something flat and easy after being sick for the past week.
While I really loved my time in Utah, this was a nice walk to remind me of how beautiful Maine is in the fall. As I tucked my pant legs into my socks to prevent against ticks I realized how grateful I am that Maine does not have the myriad numbers of poisonous and deadly animals in the southwestern United States.
The 57 acre Piney Knoll Conservation Area has over 3 miles of well maintained forested trails. I hiked 1.5 miles today and did not see anyone else while there.