5 Fantastic National Parks to Explore in Maine

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a massive 2,180-mile-long mountain footpath stretching from Springer Mountain in Northern Georgia to Mount Katahdin Maine. 

Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

This national reserve is an easy 1-hour drive from the visitor center at Baxter State Park by way of Katahdin Loop Road, which is an incredibly beautiful journey in itself. 

Saint Croix Island International Historic Site

Located just a 1-hour drive from Roosevelt Campobello International Park, Saint Croix Island is a small, uninhabited island and another piece of France’s Colonial legacy in North America. 

Acadian Culture Area

The National Park Service plays a large part in preserving and promoting the rural and proud Acadians of Northern Maine’s distinct culture. Thanks to its efforts, there are several ways for travelers like you to enjoy the Acadian lands firsthand. 

Acadia National Park

This pristine 27 miles of forests, hills, and coastline is one of the most iconic spots in the state offering spectacular views and a myriad of recreational opportunities. As such, Acadia National Park attracts an average of 3.5 million visitors every year. 

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