List of Maine state parks

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This list includes state parks, public reserved lands, and state historic sites in the U.S. state of Maine. They are operated by the Maine Department of Conservation, with the exceptions of Baxter State Park, which is operated by the Baxter State Park Authority, and Peacock Beach, which is under local management.

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State parks[edit]

Name County Town Area[1] Estab-
River / lake /
Image Remarks
acres ha
Allagash Wilderness Waterway Aroostook,
24,164 9,779 1966 Allagash River Canoeing, fishing, hunting, camping
Androscoggin Riverlands Androscoggin Turner 2,674 1,082 Androscoggin River Canoeing, multi-use trails along 12 miles of river frontage
Aroostook State Park Aroostook Presque Isle 898 363 1938 Echo Lake Swimming, hiking, camping
Baxter State Park Piscataquis 209,501 84,782 1931
Hiking on Mount Katahdin
Birch Point State Park Knox Owls Head 62 25 1999 Penobscot Bay Pocket beach
Bradbury Mountain State Park Cumberland Pownal 730 300 1939
Bradbury Mountain State Park.jpg
Mountain biking
Camden Hills State Park Knox, Waldo Camden, Lincolnville 5,710 2,310 1947
Trails: hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling
Cobscook Bay State Park Washington Edmunds Township 871 352 1964 Cobscook Bay
Broadcove low.jpg
Tide watching
Crescent Beach State Park Cumberland Cape Elizabeth 242 98 1966 Atlantic Ocean Saltwater beach, hiking trails
Damariscotta Lake State Park Lincoln Jefferson 19 7.7 1970 Damariscotta Lake Sandy beach
Ferry Beach State Park York Saco 117 47 Atlantic Ocean Sandy beach
Fort Point State Park Waldo Stockton Springs 156 63 1974 Penobscot Bay
Fort point light station.jpg
Scenic vistas, fishing
Grafton Notch State Park Oxford Grafton Township 3,129 1,266 1963 Bear River
Screw Auger Falls (1601610453).jpg
Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park Hancock Brooksville 1,345 544 1971 Penobscot Bay Hiking, kayaking
Lake St. George State Park Waldo Liberty Township 358 145 Lake St. George
Lake St George State Park Sign.jpg
Camping, swimming, boating, hiking
Lamoine State Park Hancock Lamoine 55 22 1949 Frenchman's Bay
Lamoine State Park in winter image 1.jpg
Camping, kayaking
Lily Bay State Park Piscataquis Greenville 924 374 1959 Moosehead Lake Fronts the state's largest lake
Mackworth Island Cumberland Falmouth 100 40 1946 Casco Bay Hiking, scenic vistas
Moose Point State Park Waldo Searsport 146 59 1952 Penobscot Bay Hiking, scenic vistas
Mount Blue State Park Franklin Weld 7,489 3,031 1955 Webb Lake
Mount Blue Maine.jpg
Beach, hiking, camping
Mount Kineo State Park Piscataquis Kineo Township 800 320 Moosehead Lake
Mt Kineo.jpg
Trails, vistas
Owls Head Light State Park Knox Owls Head 13 5.3 Penobscot Bay
Beaches, lighthouse
Peacock Beach State Park Sagadahoc Richmond 10 4.0 Pleasant Pond Locally managed
Peaks-Kenny State Park Piscataquis Dover-Foxcroft,
813 329 1964 Sebec Lake Beach, boating, camping
Penobscot River Corridor Piscataquis,
12,500 5,100 Penobscot River Remote, wilderness recreation
Popham Beach State Park Sagadahoc Phippsburg 605 245 Atlantic Ocean
Popham beach state park 09.07.2012 23-22-01.jpg
Sandy beach
Quoddy Head State Park Washington Lubec 541 219 1962 Atlantic Ocean
West Quoddy Head Light.jpg
Historic lighthouse
Range Ponds State Park Androscoggin Poland 740 300 1965 Range Ponds Sandy beach
Rangeley Lake State Park Franklin Rangeley,
Rangeley Plantation
870 350 1960 Rangeley Lake
Rangeley Lake SP Maine.jpg
Lakeside camping
Reid State Park Sagadahoc Georgetown 770 310 1946 Sheepscot Bay
Reid State Park south view.JPG
Swimming, sandy beaches
Roque Bluffs State Park Washington Roque Bluffs 274 111 1969 Englishman Bay Hiking trails
Sebago Lake State Park Cumberland Naples, Casco 1,342 543 1938 Sebago Lake
Boating, swimming, camping
Shackford Head State Park Washington Eastport 87 35 1989 Cobscook Bay
Shoreline and inland hiking
Swan Lake State Park Waldo Swanville 67 27 Swan Lake Swimming, canoeing
Two Lights State Park Cumberland Cape Elizabeth 41 17 1961 Casco Bay
Darkening sky at Maine beach.jpg
Historic lighthouses
Vaughan Woods State Park York South Berwick 165 67 1949 Salmon Falls River
Vaughan Woods Memorial State Park.jpg
Old-growth forest
Warren Island State Park Waldo Islesboro 70 28 1959 Penobscot Bay Access by private boat
Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park Cumberland Freeport 244 99 1969 Casco Bay Osprey watching

State historic sites[edit]

Name County Town Area[1] Image Remarks
acres ha
Bible Point Aroostook 27 11 Campsite of the young Teddy Roosevelt on Mattawamkeag Lake
Colburn House State Historic Site Kennebec Pittston 6 2.4 Colburn House State Historic Site.JPG Home of patriot and shipbuilder Reuben Colburn
Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site Lincoln Bristol 19 7.7 Stone Castle of Fort William Henry, Pemaquid Beach, ME.jpg Site of colonial settlement dating from the early 1600s
Eagle Island State Historic Site Cumberland Harpswell 17 6.9 EagleIslandsegl.jpg Casco Bay home of explorer Admiral Robert Peary
Fort Baldwin State Historic Site Sagadahoc Phippsburg 10 4.0 FortBaldwinMaine.jpg Early 20th-century coastal defense fortification near the mouth of the Kennebec River
Fort Edgecomb State Historic Site Lincoln Edgecomb 3 1.2 Fort Edgecomb Davis Island Maine-4.jpg Two-story, octagonal wooden blockhouse on Davis Island
Fort Halifax State Historic Site Kennebec Winslow 0.75 0.30 Fort Halifax, U.S. Route 201, Winslow (Kennebec County, Maine).jpg British colonial outpost on the Sebasticook River
Fort Kent State Historic Site Aroostook Fort Kent 3 1.2 Fort Kent, Fort Kent (Aroostock County, Maine).jpg Fortification built during the Aroostook War at the confluence of the Fish and Saint John rivers
Fort Knox State Historic Site Waldo Prospect 124 50 FortKnoxPanorama.jpg Nineteenth-century coastal fortification on the Penobscot River
Fort McClary State Historic Site York Kittery Point 27 11 Fort McClary blockhouse Kittery Maine.jpg Nineteenth-century coastal fortification at the mouth of the Piscataqua River
Fort O'Brien State Historic Site Washington Machiasport 2 0.81 MachiasportME FortOBrienView.jpg Site of fortification on the Machias River destroyed during both the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812
Fort Popham State Historic Site Sagadahoc Phippsburg 4 1.6 Fort Popham and the Atkins Bay arm of the Kennebec River.jpg Civil War-era coastal fortification at the mouth of the Kennebec River
Fort Pownall Waldo Stockton Springs 3 1.2 Fort Pownall, Maine.png In Fort Point State Park
John Paul Jones State Historic Site York Kittery 2 0.81 Site of the Maine Sailors' and Soldiers' Memorial by Bashka Paeff
Katahdin Iron Works Piscataquis T6R9 23 9.3 Katahdin Iron Works.jpg Site of an ironworks in operation from 1845 to 1890
Storer Garrison State Historic Site York Wells 0 0 A plaque commemorating the site of the Storer Garrison
Whaleback Shell Midden Lincoln Damariscotta 11 4.5 Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site - 20070722 07999.JPG Oyster shell midden on the Damariscotta River

Public reserved lands[edit]

Name County Town Area[1] Estab-
River / lake /
Image Remarks
acres ha
Bald Mountain Franklin 1,873 758
Bigelow Preserve Franklin, Somerset 35,000 14,000
Bigelow Avery Peak Maine.JPG
Bradley Penobscot 9,113 3,688
Chains of Ponds Franklin 1,119 453
Chamberlain Lake Piscataquis 10,290 4,160
Cutler Coast Washington 12,238 4,953
Day's Academy Piscataquis 7,309 2,958
Dead River Somerset 7,031 2,845
Deboullie Aroostook 21,871 8,851
Dodge Point Lincoln 548 222
Donnell Pond Hancock 15,391 6,229
Duck Lake Hancock, Washington 25,220 10,210
Eagle Lake Aroostook 24,416 9,881
Four Ponds Franklin 6,018 2,435
Gero Island Piscataquis 4,051 1,639
Great Heath Washington 6,207 2,512
Holeb Somerset 20,155 8,156
Kennebec Highlands Franklin, Kennebec 6,076 2,459
Little Moose Piscataquis 15,055 6,093
Machias River Corridor Washington 10,026 4,057
Mahoosuc Oxford 31,807 12,872
Moosehead Lake Piscataquis 14,500 5,900
Moosehead Lake.jpg
Mount Abram Franklin 6,214 2,515
Nahmakanta Piscataquis 43,966 17,792
Pineland Cumberland 646 261
Richardson Oxford 22,728 9,198
Rocky Lake Washington 11,150 4,510
Round Pond Aroostook 20,349 8,235
Salmon Brook Lake Bog Aroostook 1,857 752
Scraggly Lake Penobscot 9,092 3,679
Scopan Aroostook 20,135 8,148
Seboeis Unit Penobscot, Piscataquis 21,369 8,648
Seboomook Somerset 41,500 16,800
Telos Aroostook 22,962 9,292
Tumbledown Franklin 10,555 4,271
Wassataquoik Penobscot 2,099 849

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Outdoors in Maine: State Parks, Public Lands, and Historic Sites" (PDF). Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. September 2016. Retrieved August 11, 2017.

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