Klondike Mountain Hike

Klondike Mountain. The name leads you to think of something monumental and intimidating. We discovered that Maine’s Klondike Mountain is neither of those things.

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Today, as part of my “homecation” getaway, the three of us visited this new hiking trail in Lubec. The trail began in this field dotted with apple trees.

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The summit offered fabulous views of the bays, surrounding islands and communities.

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We didn’t see another soul while on the Klondike today.

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The entire hike lasted just under and hour – and that’s with me lollygagging along snapping pictures.

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I realized how out of shape I am after a somewhat sedentary summer working. Hannah made it back to the car well before we did.

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We stopped in Lubec to enjoy our picnic before an afternoon hike on the Coast Guard Trail at West Quoddy Head Light.

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This was the view from the car as we munched and people watched. I think ours was the only car in the marina parking lot that had a Maine license plate!

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I love playing tourist in my own backyard.

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2 Responses to Klondike Mountain Hike

  1. Anita Smith says:

    I haven’t been out that way since I was 10 or so. Beautiful places in Maine…sigh. I love your little updated owls with the onion/garlic! So cute.

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