Kayaking the Porcupines

Kayaking the Porcupines
Photographed by James Kaiser.
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[dropcap letter=”T”]his chain of four evergreen-spiked islands in Frenchman Bay is a short paddle from the village of Bar Harbor. Watch for seals, porpoises, guillemots, and nesting bald eagles as you circle the sometimes-steep granite cliffs.

Outfitters offering tours and rentals include Coastal Kayaking Tours and Acadia Outfitters.

Photograph by James Kaiser.

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