Connecting the dots on the Maine Island Trail

Burke, M.D.; Ralston, P.
October 1991
Yankee;Oct91, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p34
Relates the experiences of the author as he took a sea kayak trip along the 325-mile Maine Island Trail. Development of trail by the Maine Island Trail Association (MITA) and the state's Bureau of Public Lands; `Connect-the-dots' character of islands; Benefits of sea kayaking in October; Lack of comforts; Opportunities to explore islands; Encounter with a harbor seal; Pull of trail.


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