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Campground in Maine Highlands make for great family vacations

The Maine Highlands, with its forests, mountains, and plethora of outdoor sports, offers many campgrounds for families and children and groups, including private businesses and campgrounds at state parks. In this ME region, this includes Baxter State Park, Lily Bay State Park, Mattawamkeag Wilderness Park, and Peaks-Kenny State Park.

278 Belfast Augusta Road Liberty, ME, 04949 Phone: 207-589-4255

Lake St. George State Park is located 16 miles west of Belfast and 25 miles east of Augusta on the northwest shore of beautiful Lake St. George. State Route 3 ran parallel and close to the lake, which was originally part of a farmstead. The centerpiece of the park is Lake St. George itself. Some of the park's campsites are located right on the shoreline. The day-use area is a short walk from the camping area where picnic tables and grills are available close to the beach. A lifeguard is on duty. The day-use area has swings, volleyball, basketball, and a sandpit. Three to five miles of hiking trails are within walking distance from the campground. Open May 15 - October 1, Fee Charged.

Holeb Public Recreational Land has a recreational use dominated by the Moose River Bow Trip, popular among canoeists and fishermen. Most of the shores on Attean and Holeb Ponds and a significant length of the Moose River including Holeb Falls lie within the unit's boundaries. Numerous primitive campsites are available. Information: Western Region Office of the Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-778-8231.

64 Balsam Drive Millinocket, ME, 04462 Phone: 207-723-5140

A large state wilderness that offers recreational activities in the water and on land; a popular camping and hiking spot

This is a rustic area: Running water, garbage cans and electricity are not available here. Do not bring firewood into the park. Amenities: public portable restrooms.
See full description of Baxter State Park.