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Sometimes the Cute Potato team has the most fun together during family walks. And when we find a hidden gem to explore that’s just a stone’s throw from home? Even better. A friend recommended taking the kids to Littlejohn Island Preserve in Yarmouth, which can be easily reached by driving over Cousins Island Bridge, followed by Littlejohn Island Bridge. The preserve is tucked away in a private community, but there are signs for visitors to follow along the dirt road.

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Congratulations to Karen Nadeau! She’s won a month-long, family membership to Peek-a-Boo Center in Westbrook. Karen says her team enjoys hiking throughout the state during the summer:

We get out and hike, hike, hike! We frequent Bradbury Mountain, Acadia National Park, Fuller Farm Sanctuary in Scarborough, Mt. Agamenticus, and lots of other places. It is always nice to get out and exercise with the family, while teaching them to love and respect nature! We love the outdoors… and Peek-a-boo too, of course.

The Waterfall Trail at Fuller Farm Sanctuary in Scarborough.

To find family-friendly hiking trails near you, visit Maine Parks & Lands or the Maine Land Trust Network, which offers a complete list of Land Trusts by county.

Happy summer hiking, everyone!

Note to readers: Peek-a-Boo play center closed in June 2014.

 

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