From the writers at The Press Herald.
For years, bicyclists have savored the scenery in the spectacular Schoodic section of Acadia National Park by pedaling around the one-way loop starting at Frazer Point hugging the rock-bound shore and featuring a stop at the end of the peninsula with its breathtaking views of the mountains on Mt. Desert Island to the west.
And many of them, much like our family, would turn their visit into a multiday outing by camping in the now-closed Oceanwood Campground in Birch Harbor.
Now, thanks to a generous gift of some 1,500 acres south of Route 186 by a benefactor to the National Park Service, there’s not only a new campground on property that lies in both Winter Harbor and Gouldsboro, but over eight miles of nicely groomed, gravel-surfaced trails that course the area now known as Schoodic Woods.
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