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Friday, July 13, 2012

7/12/12 Notches and Moose Ponds


Hot day so we headed for Greenville which is north and a bit cooler. We started with the Notches Ponds

Little Notch Pond

Little Notch Pond pano 7-12-12


Kelley enjoying Big Notch Pond

                                             


                                                                            
We considered doing the trail over to the Moose Ponds but there is a section on the way up to the ridge that Kelley cannot manage without a boost ( she hates that) so we went back to the car and drove to the Moose Ponds trail head.

Big Moose Pond
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There is an old concrete dam or some sort of  water retainer that Kelley will not walk across and so swims around it

                                                                                                                                                          
The only critters we saw were small




A pleasant 3 hour hike- most of the time we were in the woods and shaded so the heat was not bad nor were the insects.                                                    

4 comments:

  1. Hi John...Maine sure does have some beautiful spots, which shows in your photos!!
    Kelley is a lucky dog...I am not sure I could resist taking a dip in those refreshing waters either, or a least a wade in!!
    I am sure she liked swimming around the dam much more anyway!!
    The dried piece of wood??? looks like a trail map to me "nice"!!
    Nice Blue Skimmer...glad that is the biggest critter you saw!! : }
    Thanks for your comment on my post, appreciate it!
    Grace

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  2. Hi Grace

    Thanks again for commenting. Yes, Kelley dearly loves the water.

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  3. Hi John, Looks like a wonderful spot especially for swimming! Blue insect is beautiful. Faith

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  4. Hi Faith thanks for commenting- it is a nice spot, though a bit further than we usually drive.

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