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Aroostook State Park, Presque Isle
(4.1/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
Aroostook State Park is a 904acre protected area of Aroostook County, Maine. Located off U.S. Route 1 on the south side of Presque Isle, the park encompasses Quaggy Jo Mountain and Echo Lake. "Quaggy Jo" is an altered version of the mountain's Native American name, "Qua Qua Jo," which means "twin-peaked."HistoryThe park was formed in 1938 as the first of Maine's state parks three years after the creation of the Maine State Park Commission. It was formed through the donation of of land by local businesspeople. In 2009, the park was expanded with the addition of, which cost the Department of Conservation $60,000.Activities and amenitiesThe park offers a 30-site campground, boating, swimming, fishing, birding, hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing.
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  • camped here in the fall over a weekend. there were 4 campsite taken while we were there, it was very quiet. bathrooms were clean. kitchen area is helpful and clean. I love the hiking trails available ...  more »
  • My wife and I had a great hike to North Peak. The new Notch Trail was very pleasant and peaceful. The views from the top were outstanding! The North Peak down was very steep (no switchbacks). Only for...  more »
  • This is Maine's oldest state park and campground and in some ways, it shows. The campground is small and the sites on the inner side of the loop are very close together with little to no privacy. We s...  more »
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  • Exceptionally nice and quiet State Park and campground. General parking for about 30-40 vehicles for walking, hiking, and boating access. About 30 large tent/RV sites, some with handicapped access. Coin operated hot showers available, running water, and toilet facilities. Open year-round with trails groomed for X-country skiing or snow shoeing.
  • Too much dog poop. Wasted 3 bucks. Someone needs to do some serious clean up. Can't hardly walk without stepping in it. What's that about? Presque isle is beautiful, and clean. The state Park was terrible.
  • Very nice park. There is a small usage fee but we were able to rent a canoe for an hour for just $3
  • Lovely serene place to visit for a picnic. Wish we had realised there would be bbq's there as we would have brought meat to cook! Plenty of space for parking and lots of trails for walking. Remember to bring the fly spray though or prepare to be bitten!
  • I go out to the lake often and use the Kayak's and its cheap fun and very clean quiet place . To explore i all so have family that works there . So I give the place a thumb's up a must go camping or boating experience

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