Endless views stretching to the sea await adventurers in Maine’s Acadia National Park, which has more than 150 miles of trails to explore. To guide hikers and protect fragile plants and soils, trail builder Waldron Bates created small, artfully arranged rock piles, or cairns. Bates cairns have shown hikers the way for more than a century – by walking at Acadia, you’re following in the footsteps of history. Photo courtesy of James Kaiser.


Because sometimes what you needs most is a video (and photos and gifs) of newborn baby goats wearing sweaters. This awesomely adorable trio of Nigerian Dwarf goats (triplets!) were recently born at Sunflower Farm in Cumberland Center, Maine and were dressed in tiny custom-knit sweaters to help keep them warm when the weather turns chilly:

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The land area of Alaska is roughly the same as that of Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia combined. Source Source 2