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May 2000

Maine’s Seals In The Surf

Maine's seal pups are usually born in May, making early summer an ideal time to witness the youngsters learning to swim and fish.

Getting There:

Take the boat from Stonington, at the southern end of ME 15 on the coast of central Maine. For ferry information, contact (207) 367-5193 or

Prime Time:

Late spring through early fall.


New England Hiking: The Complete Guide to Nearly 400 Of The Best Hikes in New England, by Michael Lanza (Foghorn Press, 800-788-3123; $18.95). Acadia National Park, Mt. Desert Island, Isle au Haut Map #212 (Trails Illustrated, 800-962-1643; $18.95).


Acadia National Park, (207) 288-3338;

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