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Maine's Gem

Aroostook State Park is Maine's 1st State Park. Great place for: Camping, hiking, swimming... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
s p
Gorham, Maine
Nice Hiking & Swimming

We have not camped at Aroostook State Park, but we've spent time on the lake swimming and we've... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Leslie P
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Aroostook State Park is Maine's 1st State Park. Great place for: Camping, hiking, swimming, fishing, kayaking, nordic skiing, snowshoeing. We regularly hike North and South Peak which are both "little giants" for day hikers-- they are relatively short in length, but are VERY rigorous-- gorgeous...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank s p
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We have not camped at Aroostook State Park, but we've spent time on the lake swimming and we've hiking the loop trail to South Peak and then over to North Peak. The trail is pretty short - 2.5 miles, but the trail to South Peak...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Leslie P
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Family trip to the area and stopped by for a hike up the south peak across the ridge trail and then down the north peak. We followed the park rangers advise to go up the South peak first. It was our kids first hike and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hollyr758
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Maine's first state park! Cool in itself, plus all campsites are secluded and surrounded by trees. They have bathrooms and showers! There are trails nearby but I didn't go on any of them, just stayed the night and left. Ranger did say to leave all...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joelle B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We took the trail to the North Peak, which is 1.25 miles and 300' of vertical. Some sections were rather steep so we were glad that we had our hiking poles with us. There is a good view from the North Peak but an even...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RKWh2o
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Went fishing while on business in the area and caught some pretty big trout. It was only 10 minutes away from the hotel I was staying at. I would definitely visit here again!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank tlourne88
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There is much to explore and experience at the park year round. Well marked trails for those who prefer it and plenty of acreage of woods and mountain to get a workout while enjoying beautiful scenery. Be careful if you like to wander off the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Took visiting family for an afternoon, they hikes while I grilled up burgers on the park style grills. Bathrooms are clean and plenty of covered picnic areas with enough distance for privacy.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Big_Nummies76
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Beautiful area. Great for the nature lovers. Nice hiking for all activity levels. Great all year round.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Machell L
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Beautiful park thats well maintained. Whether for a day or a week long visit this park has lots to do year-round. Great trail system and beautiful lake with rental boats. Large campsites with clean shower houses.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank kiyaker
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21 January 2016|
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Response from PaDad62 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but I don't know the camping season dates.