As the most northeastern coastal state, Maine is known as the Pine Tree State for good reasons. Majestic pine trees and lighthouses line the rocky coastline of this state known for its maritime history. Nature buffs can explore the heavily forested interior and rolling mountains within its many state and national parks. From White Mountain National Forest to Acadia National Forest, the quality of the land is rich in variety and history. Conquer Mount Katahdin, the highest point in the state of Maine, within Baxter State Park that is also known as the end of the Appalachian Trail. Maine national and state parks are popular year-round with a variety of activities.
Find a Park Near You
National Parks & Historic Sites
Acadia National Park
Thunder Hole, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument
Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, Penobscot, ME 04476
Maine Acadian Culture
Various. One place might be the Franco Center for Heritage and the Performing Arts, 46 Cedar St, Lewiston, ME 04240.
Roosevelt Campobello International Park
459 NB-774, Welshpool, NB E5E 1A4, Canada & Lubec, ME
Saint Croix Island International Historic Site
84 Saint Croix Dr, Calais, ME 04619-4230
For more information and attractions, visit the Maine Office of Tourism.
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