A Docent Experiences Patos Island

Here is our second year Docent, Katy’s, description of her recent weekend on Patos Island:

Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2012 19:07:16 -0700 > Subject: Patos trip >

> To: patoslightkeepers@hotmail.com > >

Hi Linda, > oh, my goodness, we had fun and adventure on Patos. There were five of us, > we were the only visitors to the island, and it was magical. We went to the > lighthouse after dinner, and enjoyed a fantastic sunset. This morning we set > out on the trail around through the woods, and when we got to the beach on > the other side, decided to go south rather than north, as it was the lowest > tide of the year and we thought we could maybe walk around. > Wrong! We ended up doing a LOT of bushwhacking, finally making it back to > the beaches towards the harbor, and I must say, there are a lot of tired > cookies relaxing in a hot bath tonight. It was a great adventure, and I feel > I got much more educated about the island! I will definitely recommend that > people do not attempt to go to the south end unless they are in a boat. > > We had planned to go to the lighthouse again today, but by the time we got > back to camp and had some lunch, it was time to go. > >  I could see that there is a lot of work to be done on the trail, some > energetic folks with clippers is in order. > > > >

View of beautiful Active Cove from the Docent Campsite

Thanks again for all your work on this project. It is a truly magical place. > >


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