Maine beauty can be described in two words, Its parks.
Explore these parks, there unlike any on earth.
Maine State Parks from Maine Office of Tourism on Vimeo.
Baxter State Park just north of Millinocket, is Maine's Largest Park. It encompasses approximately 375 square miles and is home to Maine’s highest peak, Mt. Katahdin. Another 32 parks range in size from a couple of acres to several square miles. They can be found in the mountains and along lakeshores and the coast. There’s even a state park on an island that is only accessible by private boat.
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Maine more famous, Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island is the state’s sole national park. This 35,000-acre park is graced with natural scenic beauty. Within its boundaries you will find 120 miles of hiking trails and 27 miles of carriage trails. Acadia National Park is best known for its pine-covered forests and rugged coastline, not to mention Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the United States Eastern Seaboard. Start your tour at the Hull’s Cove Visitor’s Center where you can watch a video explaining the wonders of the park, then board a trolley for a guided tour.
On top of these, Maine harbors Reserve Land, Public Land, City Parks that can be equally enjoyable..
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Adult Non Resident Fee

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Aroostook $2.00 $3.00 $1.00 Lily Bay $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Bradbury Mountain $3.00 $4.50 $1.50 Moose Point $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Camden Hills $3.00 $4.50 $1.50 Mount Blue $4.00 $6.00 $2.00
Cobscook Bay $3.00 $4.50 $1.50 Peacock Beach $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
*Col Pemaquid/Ft Wm Henry $2.00 $3.00 $1.00 Peaks-Kenny $4.00 $6.00 $2.00
Crescent Beach $4.50 $6.50 $2.00 Popham Beach $4.00 $6.00 $2.00
Damariscotta Lake $4.00 $6.00 $2.00 Quoddy Head $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Eagle Island $3.00 $4.50 $1.50 Rangeley Lake $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Ferry Beach $4.00 $6.00 $2.00 Range Pond $4.50 $6.50 $2.00
Fort Knox $3.00 $4.50 $1.50 Reid $4.50 $6.50 $2.00
**Both Fort Knox & Observatory Visit $5.00 $7.00 $4.00 Roque Bluffs $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Fort Edgecomb $2.00 $3.00 $1.00 Sebago $4.50 $6.50 $2.00
Fort McClary $2.00 $3.00 $1.00 Swan Lake $4.00 $6.00 $2.00
Fort Point $2.00 $3.00 $1.00 Two Lights $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Grafton Notch $2.00 $3.00 $1.00 Vaughan Woods $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Lake St George $4.00 $6.00 $2.00 Warren Island $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Lamoine $3.00 $4.50 $1.50 Wolfe's Neck Woods $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
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Acadia FEES Visiting Acadia National Park requires payment of an entrance fee between May 1 and October 31, no matter how you enter or where you go in the park. There is a fee for a few additional activities, including camping and some ranger-led programs (most are free). Be sure to visit Operating Hours & Seasons to find out when the campgrounds are open and programs are offered. Camping (per site per night) Blackwoods Campground: $20 (May 1-October 31), $10 (April and November), free (December 1-March 31) Seawall Campground: $14 walk-in, $20 drive-in (when open) Ranger-Led Programs - All other programs are free. Beyond the Beach: $10 adults, $5 children 5-12, free under 5 Knowing the Night: $10 adults, $5 children 8-12 Riding the Roads: $15 adults, $10 youth 14-16 Boat Cruises: Prices vary; check with boat operators. All visitors who enter Acadia National Park between May 1 and October 31 are required to pay an entrance fee, no matter how they enter or where they go in the park. Entrance fees may be paid in the following locations: Entrance Station (north of Sand Beach on the Park Loop Road) Hulls Cove Visitor Center Park Headquarters Blackwoods and Seawall Campgrounds Thompson Island Information Center Bar Harbor Village Green There are a number of different options for paying your entrance fee: Check out the Acadia National Park passes and the national passes listed below. Educational fee waivers may be available to groups that meet specified criteria. Eighty percent of all fees paid in the park stay in the park to be used for projects that directly benefit park visitors and resources. We thank you for your support! Acadia Annual Pass. A new winning design is chosen each year from entries in a contest for local schoolchildren. ACADIA NATIONAL PARK PASSES Entrance Pass - $20 June 23-early October; $10 May 1-June 22 and early October-October 31 Good for entrance into Acadia National Park for one vehicle for seven days, including the date of purchase. Individual Entrance Pass - $5 Good for entrance into Acadia National Park for one individual (pedestrian, motorcycle, bicycle, etc.) for seven days, including date of purchase. Acadia Annual Pass - $40 Good for entrance into Acadia National Park for one vehicle for one year from date of purchase.

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