Friday, January 28, 2011

Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge: The Hollingsworth Trail

Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge in Steuben, Maine is one of our favorite hikes.  We especially like the Holligsworth Trail....lots of wildflowers, lichens and great views across Dyer Bay toward Bois Bupert Island.

Rocky coastline and beautiful landscapes.  Here is a link to a great blog

The view toward  Pigeon HIll....a great trail with a panoramic view on top.  Part of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust.

The Petit Manan Lighthouse

The Hollingsworth Trail dedication plaque.

Interesting Lichens

Lots of wildflowers in late summer.

?Wolf Spider web?  (Lycosidae?)

Bumble Bee (Bombus terrestris) foraging

Atlantis Fritillary (Speyeria atlantis)

Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare)

Granite Pebble Beach

Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

Liv with her trusty Nikon D40

Steve shooting with a Nikon D3000 with 55-200mm zoom


  1. Hi, Steven. Thanks for posting these gorgeous and illustrative shots. We linked to your post from our Facebook page:

    Ingrid Taylar
    The Wildlife Conservation Stamp Project