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Reid State Park

Reid State Park

Reid State Park is one of the most visited state parks in Maine, besides Baxter. It was the first salty beach that the state ever owned.  Without going into a history lesson we ourselves just learned about, let’s just say businessman and philanthropist Walter E. Reid was a stand-up dude who worked his butt off and then gave back to his community. On December 1, 2017 we made the 60-minute commute from our home in Portland to the park. It was…

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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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Owls Head State Park

Owls Head State Park

This is our first post so please bear with us in format and blogging skills. I’m sure there’s a Groupon for a blogging class but “aint nobody got time for that.” However, we would like to thank Chrystie Vachon for at least standing us up straight and showing us how to get started. Out of all the state parks in Maine, why did we pick Owls Head as the first to conquer as a family? That’s easy, we picked it because…

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