Difficulty: Easy to moderate, depending on how far you choose to paddle or if you decide to simply snorkel right from the beach at the boat launch.
How to get there: The public landing is located off Black Woods Road (also known as Blackwoods Road and Route 182) in T10SD, a township just west of Cherryfield. If driving from the west, turn onto Black Woods Road in Franklin and drive 11.2 miles to the boat landing, which will be on your left. If driving from the east, turn onto Black Woods Road in Cherryfield and drive 6 miles to the boat landing, which will be on your right. The landing is at the end of a short dirt drive. GPS coordinates: 44.606328, -68.040913
Aislinn is a Bangor Daily News reporter for the Outdoors pages, focusing on outdoor recreation and Maine wildlife. Visit her main blog at actoutwithaislinn.bangordailynews.com.
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