Stop #13: Tunk Lake

West of Cherryfield on Route 182. Public boat launch and parking area with views of Tunk Lake.

N 44°36’21” W 68°03’31”

Tunk Lake: Polar explorer Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, and his family, summered in his home called “Wickyup” on the far side of Tunk Lake in the 1930s. He dictated his widely read book Alone to his secretary, while sitting on the dock with his dog, Igloo.