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Bradbury Mountain State Park

Bradbury Mountain State Park

Raise your hand if you knew Bradbury Mountain State Park had a campground. If you’re raising your hand, you knew more than us. If you didn’t, it’s tucked away in the woods across the street from the park entrance. Until we started researching state parks, we had no idea it existed. Talk about a perfect example of not knowing exactly what’s in your own backyard. Bradbury Mountain State Park is 20 minutes from our house in Portland and like most…

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Cobscook Bay State Park

Cobscook Bay State Park

And we give Cobscook Bay State Park 10 Rubies! Wait, rewind, sorry for jumping to the end, but you will see that we fell in love with this park. So, from the beginning…the GPS says this park is 4 hours from our home in Portland, but in actuality, with a cranky car baby you need to tack on another 90 minutes or so to factor in stops. We even passed on watching the eclipse during the ride home because Eloise…

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Lake St. George State Park

Lake St. George State Park

State Park visit #6 and family camping trip #2 brought us to Lake St. George State Park in Liberty, Maine. Full disclosure, this trip almost didn’t happen because of busy lives and some big life changes. Yet another wonderful lesson in learning how to roll with the punches. On top of an already busy summer with probably too many things planned in July and August, our coach and the mom (Danielle) started a new job. This has caused for longer…

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Camden Hills State Park

Camden Hills State Park

To celebrate Father’s Day weekend, we decided to take on our first state park camping adventure. 12 of the state parks across Maine have family campgrounds, so we plan to spend a night or two at each one. I know, we took a 6-month-old camping for the weekend in rainy, 50-degree weather. The weather could have made the trip easier and probably more enjoyable at times, but once you come to terms that it’s out of your control you can…

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