Maine state parks and forests are full of natural beauty that draws many visitors. With 32 state parks, Maine boasts over 500,000 acres of preserved land where you can reconnect with nature, hike, bike, climb, swim, camp, fish, snowmobile and so much more!
Located in the North Woods, Baxter State Park has over 200,000 acres of wilderness and public forest generously donated to the people of the State of Maine by former Governor Percival Baxter. The park is home to a diverse group of wildlife, most common are moose, black bear, and white-tailed deer. There are over 40 peaks and ridges besides Mt. Katahdin in the Park and the trail system features over 215 miles of trails, perfect for hikers of any and all experience levels.
Located a few minutes north of Camden, Camden Hills State Park offers year-round trail activities and camping. You can experience breathtaking views atop Mt. Battie, which inspired Edna St. Vincent Millay’s poem, Renascence.
Sebago Lake State Park is one of the five original state parks in Maine. This park is located on Maine’s deepest and second largest lake which provides year-round fun for thousands of visitors every year. Enjoy the 1,400 acres that feature sandy beaches, extensive woodlands, ponds, bogs and diverse habitat for a uniquely Maine experience!
Maine state parks are pristine artifacts of nature, where you’ll find Maine at its finest through all four seasons.
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