ANP vandalism

A tree beside a Penobscot Mountain trail in Acadia National Park has been sprayed with bright red paint.

ACADIA NAT’L PARK — Someone has spray painted trees, rocks and cairns along some of the hiking trails in the park, and Acadia’s law enforcement rangers want to find out who did it.

They believe it likely occurred sometime in January, according to Amanda Pollock, the park’s public affairs officer. She said there is an ongoing investigation.


Dick Broom covers the towns of Mount Desert and Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island High School and the school system board and superintendent's office. He enjoys hiking with his golden retriever and finding new places for her to swim.

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