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I would like to acknowledge that during my many years of visiting, hiking, and running Acadia National Park, I’ve consulted a couple of key books about the park, its trails, and its environs, in addition to my many personal memories, notes, and photos. As I result, I’ve undoubtedly absorbed and internalized some of those books’ trail descriptions and stories.
So I’d like to make sure I properly credit Dolores Kong and Dan Ring’s wonderful book Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park’s Greatest Hiking Adventures (and its various editions)