5 Must Visit State Parks in Maine

Baxter State Park  Piscataquis County

Baxter State Park is located in the heart of Maine and is home to Maine’s highest mountain, Mount Katahdin, at 5,268 feet. Hiking enthusiasts will love exploring over 200 miles of trails, both easy and challenging, that Baxter has to offer. 

Sebago Lake State Park Naples

The campground and state park offer a variety of activities to choose from including sandy beaches, hiking, horseback riding, and kayaking, as well as cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing in the winter. 

Bradbury Mountain State Park Pownal

Bradbury Mountain itself is a sight to see, with both flat and narrow paths that will accommodate any hiker. There are also several popular mountain biking trails. 

Scarborough Beach State Park

Visitors also enjoy hiking on a self-guided trail, fishing, and boating in the summer months. The “Shack” offers beachside food and daily rentals of chairs, umbrellas, and boogie boards. 

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park  Cumberland

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park is a 230-acre relaxing retreat not far from Freeport’s shopping outlets. Activities at the park include clamming, kayaking, and boating. The park grounds’ mostly flat terrain makes it perfect for children or physically challenged visitors. 

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