GOULDSBORO, Maine — The Acadia East Campgrounds are only a couple of minutes walking distance from Route 1, but they seem much farther away.
“It feels a lot like Acadia back here, lots of granite,” says Tom Tash, co-founder and CEO of Pocket Parks, which opened its first location in Gouldsboro on June 27. “We were getting this place set up and saw rabbits, turkeys, even a fox.”
Pocket Parks aims to simulate backcountry camping, which is not allowed within Acadia National Park. That means no mowed lawns or 25-foot campers. Just a tent among the trees and a small fire pit.
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