List of Maine state parks

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This list includes state parks, State Reserved areas, and State Historic Areas in the U.S. state of Maine. They are operated by the Maine Department of Conservation, with the exception of Baxter State Park, which is operated by the Baxter State Park Authority.

State parks[edit]

Name County Locality Area Established River / lake / other Image Remarks
Allagash Wilderness Waterway Aroostook,
1966 Allagash River Canoeing, fishing, hunting, camping
Aroostook State Park Aroostook Presque Isle 904 acres (366 ha) 1938 Echo Lake Swimming, hiking, camping
Baxter State Park Piscataquis 209,501 acres (84,782 ha) 1931
Hiking on Mount Katahdin
Birch Point State Park Knox Owls Head Penobscot Bay Pocket beach
Bradbury Mountain State Park Cumberland Pownal 800 acres (320 ha) 1939 Mountain biking
Camden Hills State Park Knox, Waldo Camden, Lincolnville
Trails: hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling
Cobscook Bay State Park Washington Edmunds Township 888 acres (359 ha) 1964 Cobscook Bay
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Tide watching
Crescent Beach State Park Cumberland Cape Elizabeth 187 acres (76 ha) 1966 Atlantic Ocean Saltwater beach, hiking trails
Damariscotta Lake State Park Lincoln Jefferson 1970 Damariscotta Lake Sandy beach
Ferry Beach State Park York Saco 100 acres (40 ha) Atlantic Ocean Sandy beach
Fort Point State Park Waldo Stockton Springs 120 acres (49 ha) 1974 Penobscot Bay Scenic vistas, fishing
Grafton Notch State Park Oxford Grafton Township Bear River Hiking
Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park Hancock Brooksville 1,230 acres (500 ha) 1971 Penobscot Bay Hiking, kayaking
Lake St. George State Park Waldo Liberty Township Lake St. George Camping, swimming, boating, hiking
Lamoine State Park Hancock Lamoine Frenchman's Bay Camping, kayaking
Lily Bay State Park Piscataquis Greenville 925 acres (374 ha) 1961 Moosehead Lake Fronts the state's largest lake
Moose Point State Park Waldo Searsport 151 acres (61 ha) 1980s Penobscot Bay Hiking, scenic vistas
Mount Blue State Park Franklin Weld 8,000 acres (3,200 ha) 1955 Webb Lake
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Beach, hiking, camping
Owls Head State Park Knox Owls Head Penobscot Bay Beaches, lighthouse
Peacock Beach State Park Sagadahoc Richmond Pleasant Pond Town-operated beach
Peaks-Kenny State Park Piscataquis Dover-Foxcroft,
839 acres (340 ha) 1964 Sebec Lake Beach, boating, camping
Penobscot River Corridor Piscataquis,
Penobscot River Remote, wilderness recreation
Popham Beach State Park Sagadahoc Phippsburg Atlantic Ocean Sandy beach
Quoddy Head State Park Washington Lubec 541 acres (219 ha) 1962 Atlantic Ocean
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Historic lighthouse
Range Ponds State Park Androscoggin Poland Range Ponds Sandy beach
Rangeley Lake State Park Franklin Rangeley,
Rangeley Plantation
869 acres (352 ha) Rangeley Lake Lakeside camping
Reid State Park Sagadahoc Georgetown 610 acres (250 ha) 1946 Sheepscot Bay
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Swimming, sandy beaches
Roque Bluffs State Park Washington Roque Bluffs 274 acres (111 ha) 1969 Englishman Bay Hiking trails
Shackford Head State Park Washington Eastport 90 acres (36 ha) 1989 Cobscook Bay
Shoreline and inland hiking
Sebago Lake State Park Cumberland Naples, Casco 1,400 acres (570 ha) 1938 Sebago Lake
Boating, swimming, camping
Swan Lake State Park Waldo Swanville 67 acres (27 ha) Swan Lake Swimming, canoeing
Swans Falls Campground Oxford Fryeburg Saco River Canoeing, camping: operated by
Saco River Recreational Council
Two Lights State Park Cumberland Cape Elizabeth 41 acres (17 ha) 1961 Casco Bay
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Historic lighthouses
Vaughan Woods State Park York South Berwick 250 acres (100 ha) 1949 Salmon Falls River Old-growth forest
Warren Island State Park Waldo Islesboro 70 acres (28 ha) 1959 Penobscot Bay Access by private boat
Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park Cumberland Freeport 200 acres (81 ha) 1969 Casco Bay Osprey watching

Public reserved lands[edit]

  • Bald Mountain
  • Bigelow Preserve
  • Chain of Ponds
  • Chamberlain Lake
  • Cutler Coast
  • Dead River
  • Deboullie
  • Dodge Point
  • Donnell Pond
  • Duck Lake
  • Eagle Lake
  • Four Ponds
  • Gero Island
  • Great Heath
  • Holeb
  • Little Moose
  • Mackworth Island
  • Mahoosuc Public Reserved Land
  • Moosehead Lake
  • Nahmakanta
  • Pineland
  • Richardson
  • Rocky Lake
  • Round Pond
  • Scraggly Lake
  • Seboeis
  • Squapan
  • Telos
  • Wassataquoik

State historic sites[edit]

Entrance to the Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site.

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