Rope Rowan MPhil ’98 will soon be releasing a hiking guide written from the perspective of a child visiting Acadia National Park.Rope Rowan MPhil ’98 will soon be releasing a hiking guide written from the perspective of a child visiting Acadia National Park. Credit: Mount Desert IslanderYARMOUTH — Mount Desert Island mapmaker and writer Hope Rowan’s hiking guide for kids, “Ten Days in Acadia: A Kid’s Hiking Guide to Mount Desert Island,” will be published by Islandport Press in the spring.

“Ten Days in Acadia” follows a fictional young girl and her family on their vacation to Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island. Twelve-year-old Hattie describes 10 different hiking trails, giving details of everything she sees, hears, smells and feels while hiking with her parents, younger brother and dog.

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