Amazing Variety of Creation at Acadia National Park

People who read this weblog have probably determined for themselves that our Creator likes variety and beauty. Someone who wants to appreciate nature can be overjoyed at Acadia National Park, found way up yonder in Maine. 

For people who do "color tours" in the fall, it should be quite a sight. As for mountains, well, depends on your perspective. Cadillac Mountain is the highest point on the Eastern seaboard at 1,530 feet. Taller than some, a molehill compared to others, but people like the view.

In the Northeast US is a place where people can encounter nature on many levels. Acadia National Park can inspire awe at God's creation work.
Acadia National Park photo credit: NPS (usage does not imply endorsement of site contents)
Look for the ubiquitous markers that government agencies put up about the age of the earth and the granites at Cadillac Mountain. The propaganda has been refuted, but old myths die hard with a vengeance. Lots of trees, varieties of wildlife, and more to inspire awe (see "Awe Demands an Awe-Giver").
Acadia’s visitors can enjoy appreciating creation ecology—especially wildlife and biogeography—in beautiful eastern forests, freshwater ponds and streams, marshy wetlands, biodiversity-packed islands, and seashore galore.

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Wildlife abounds in Acadia. Evergreen-dominated forests house birds, butterflies, bugs, large and small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, earthworms, and more. Freshwater habitats. . . Tidewater-washed shorelines support shorebirds, seabirds, crustaceans, hauled-out seals, jellyfish, and more.

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The diversity of Acadia’s habitat-filling wildlife is mind-stretching. Acadia’s forests consist of evergreens . . . mixed with deciduous trees . . . sometimes edged by marshy wetlands or cranberry bogs, generously hydrated by freshwater streams and ponds—plus a hodgepodge of shrub-sprinkled rocky fields and hills that stretch to Acadia’s rocky coasts, cobblestone shores, mudflats, tidepools, and sandy beaches.

Acadia’s forests contain birds . . . land mammals . . . insects. . . and arachnids.

Freshwater streams (Marshall Brook, Hunter Brook) and ponds are plentiful in Acadia. . . .

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Whether we see it or not, Christ carefully provides for even His humblest creatures.

To read the whole thing, head on over to "Acadia: The Maine Jewel Among America's Parks". Although the National Park Service has banned drones for the most part, some folks take the risk for some great videos.

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