COVID-19 Related Camping and Day-use Information for Maine State Parks and Public Lands


2020 Camping Reservations

Family Camping sites (one family* or group of 6 or fewer people)

Group Camping sites (for 7 or more people, including children)

Group Picnic Areas and Shelters

Untold Secret: Maine Public Lands

Explore the unbelievably beautiful Maine Public Lands. These are magical places in Maine—and they belong to all of us. Watch the new 21-minute short film, or in segments, to begin your virtual journey and plan for your visit to Maine Public Lands.

Parks & Historic Sites: Days & Hours

Parks may be visited year-round, from 9:00 a.m. to sunset daily unless otherwise posted. Fees are collected at the booth by staff or through self-service stations.

For current status:
Please call the park or historic site directly.

Park Amenities, such as water, restrooms and buildings, are shut down for the winter season as dictated by weather. Primitive toilets may be available at some locations.

Parking - Most parks and historic sites are not plowed during the winter due to seasonal staffing. A few parks are only plowed when the manager is on duty.

ATV Trails Update

View and subscribe to our list of ATV Trail Notices and check in with local clubs for the most up to date trail condition information.

Drone, Unmanned Aircraft (UAS) Policy

The general use of drones (UAS) is prohibited in Maine State Parks, Historic Sites, or DACF Boat Launches without direct oversight and guidance of an approved law enforcement agency or by the issue of a Special Activity Permit.

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Leave No Trace


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Maine Conservation Corps (MCC)

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Help support State Parks and IF&W programs

Purchase a Loon/Conservation License Plate from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles online or at your town office.

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Purchase a Snowmobile Trail Fund Sticker at the IF&W online store.

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