A day at the beach in Orono

Posted July 09, 2012, at 5:13 p.m.
People wade in Pushaw Lake at Gould's Landing in Orono Sunday. The spot is a favorite of many people in the area.
People wade in Pushaw Lake at Gould's Landing in Orono Sunday. The spot is a favorite of many people in the area. Buy Photo
Brandon Hartford of Bangor jumps into Pushaw Lake at Gould's Landing in Orono Sunday afternoon. Hartford and his friends were among the large crowd that cooled off in the water that day.
Brandon Hartford of Bangor jumps into Pushaw Lake at Gould's Landing in Orono Sunday afternoon. Hartford and his friends were among the large crowd that cooled off in the water that day. Buy Photo
Nine-year-old yellow lab Angel swims back to the beach and his owner Chris Stafford while playing at Gould's Landing at Pushaw Lake in Orono Sunday afternoon.
Nine-year-old yellow lab Angel swims back to the beach and his owner Chris Stafford while playing at Gould's Landing at Pushaw Lake in Orono Sunday afternoon. Buy Photo
People enjoy a dip in the cool water of Pushaw Lake at Gould's Landing in Orono Sunday afternoon.
People enjoy a dip in the cool water of Pushaw Lake at Gould's Landing in Orono Sunday afternoon. Buy Photo
Twenty-two-month-old Noelle Comstock hands her father, John, a handful of wet beach sand while playing in the water of Pushaw Lake at Gould's Landing in Orono Sunday.
Twenty-two-month-old Noelle Comstock hands her father, John, a handful of wet beach sand while playing in the water of Pushaw Lake at Gould's Landing in Orono Sunday. Buy Photo
Kristen Thompson plays with her daughters 20-month-old Sylvia (right) and three-year-old Emma at Gould's Landing at Pushaw Lake in Orono Sunday. &quotI live nearby so I walk down here with my daughters or with my dog all the time," Thompson said.
Kristen Thompson plays with her daughters 20-month-old Sylvia (right) and three-year-old Emma at Gould's Landing at Pushaw Lake in Orono Sunday. "I live nearby so I walk down here with my daughters or with my dog all the time," Thompson said. Buy Photo
The beach at Gould's Landing on Pushaw Lake in Orono Sunday. The spot is a favorite to many people.
The beach at Gould's Landing on Pushaw Lake in Orono Sunday. The spot is a favorite to many people. Buy Photo

Bangor Daily News staff photographer Gabor Degre ventured to Gould’s Landing in Orono Sunday to capture the beachgoers making their final splashes in Pushaw Lake in the golden light of the late afternoon sun.

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