Aroostook State Park

 

Campground Type
State Park

Location:
87 State Park Road
Presque Isle, Maine 04769

Phone:
207 768-8341

Web:
Aroostook State Park

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 30

Aroostook State Park is the ideal starting point for discovering the North Maine Woods, the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec. Encompassing Quaggy Jo Mountain and Echo Lake, the park offeres a unique chance to study our geologic past. In fact, Quaggy Jo is the shortened form of its Indian name, "Qua Qua Jo" which translates to "twin peaked."

Activities
birdwatching; picnicing; boating
boating
camping
Canoeing
Cross-Country Skiing
fishing
hiking (trails)
snowmobiling
snowshoeing
swimming
walking (roads and paths)

Rules
Camp only at established sites, many of which can be reserved in advance at www.campwithme.com.
Observe wildlife from far enough away that they do not change their behavior: do not follow or feed animals. Avoid areas with nesting birds, dens or young animals (even those that appear abandoned).
Keep pets on leash (not to exceed 4 feet) at all times and do not leave pets unattended. Dogs are not allowed on the ski trails in the winter.
Park rules prohibit use of intoxicating beverages.
Do not leave valuables unattended in your vehicle.
Quiet in camping areas is required between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

Services and Facilities
campground
picnic area
playground
showers
trailered boat launch

While daytime summer temperatures average about 68 F (20 Celsius) in northern Maine, evenings and gray days can be chilly. In winter, expect daytime temperatures around 18 F (-8 Celsius) and take extra care in snow and icy conditions.

In Late Spring and early summer, be prepared for mosquitoes, black flies and midges (no-see-ums).

Bring canoes, kayaks, bikes and fishing rods, there are many miles of water and trails to explore in the local area. There are local vendors that can set you up with rental equipment if needed.
watching wildlife.

In Late Spring and early summer, be prepared for mosquitoes, black flies and midges (no-see-ums). Bring canoes, kayaks, bicycles.

Camping season is May 24 to September 12, 2010. Some of our campgrounds are open all year and allow camping on particular sites. Phone the park before you go to be sure sites are accessible and the park is open to camping at the time you wish to go.
 

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