The Oldest State Park In Maine Is A Beautiful Piece Of Living History
One of the things that draws both tourists and new residents to Maine is the promise of unlimited outdoor access. From beaches to forests, there’s no denying that the state offers some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country. But the outdoor activities we all engage in require more work than you might think. A ton of dedication has gone into the outdoor spaces in Maine and the oldest state park in the state is just one example. This special park all the way in The County has the oldest history in the state and visiting is a great way to stay grateful for the hard work that’s gone into our recreation areas.
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Aroostook State Park can be visited year-round from 9 a.m. to sunset, but the winter is considered the off-season and facilities may be closed. If the gate is closed during the off-season and there are no signs regarding park closure, visitors can park outside the gate as long as they do not block entry. From here simply walk in during the open hours. The fee for entry is $3 for adult Maine residents, $4 for adult non-residents and $1 for senior non-residents. You can learn more about visiting on the official Maine website.
Michelle has lived in many places, but counts Maine as one of the best. In addition to the smell of ocean water in the air on rainy days in Portland, she loves puppies, photography, funny people, the Maine Red Claws, traveling, fresh tomatoes, Cambodia and filling out forms. For questions, comments and inquiries please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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