Admission: $15 per vehicle
Phone: (207) 723-5140
Baxter State Park was a gift to the State of Maine by former Gov. Percival P. Baxter In 1930 and is in the heart of Maine, with Mt. Katahdin as its crown jewel.
There are over 40 peaks and ridges besides Katahdin in the Park. The trail system features over 215 miles of trails popular with hikers, mountain climbers and naturalists. Baxter State Park operates eight roadside campgrounds and two backcountry campgrounds. There are also numerous individual backcountry sites for backpackers. The Park is now a premier year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
Learn more: Baxter State Park
Fun fact: The park is home to the state’s highest peak, Mount Katahdin.