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Baxter State Park

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64 Balsam Dr, Millinocket, ME 04462-2190
+1 207-723-5140
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A "Wow!" around every corner

I've visited the park many times and never get tired of the views. I recommended Daicey Pond and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
davidtC3037HY
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East Machias, United States
NATURE LOVER, BEAUTIFUL, GORGEOUS, STUNNING VIEWS

Wife & I holidaying in U.S. for 2 months, stayed with our friend in Maine for 5 days & she took us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rick T
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Langwarrin, Australia
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This park features Mount Katahdin, the largest mountain in Maine, and where you might also catch sight of a moose.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mount katahdin” (14 reviews)
“ranger station” (11 reviews)
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64 Balsam Dr, Millinocket, ME 04462-2190
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+1 207-723-5140
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've visited the park many times and never get tired of the views. I recommended Daicey Pond and the hiking trails nearby that take you to Big and Little Niagara. You can rent a canoe for a few dollars and paddle around the pond with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife & I holidaying in U.S. for 2 months, stayed with our friend in Maine for 5 days & she took us hiking in Baxter State Park. Absolutely loved being in nature. The views were just stunning and to see how beavers chew at the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are extremely dedicated, the park is very well maintained and I am so happy to have this treasure of a land to visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful park with lots of wildflowers in bloom in May/June. Gorgeous views of Katahdin. Lots of small ponds to explore.

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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

I rode through there something like 30 miles. Did not see another person the whole time. A nice slow cruise with beautiful scenery

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

A very beautiful park with very pretty hiking trails. The park is quite expensive for one day compared to a national park. However the park is beautiful and we would visit again. As we were late in the season it was not so easy to...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Baxter State Park is a beautiful place and offers so many different things to do and see. Great Spring, Summer and fall camping. Also offers some of the best hiking for all levels from begging and flat hikes that still offer great view of Katahdin...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2018

usually go to view moose in the spring and early summer. Have done numerous day hikes . I like to do them in the fall so there is not as many insect

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

Our trip to Baxter was a quick (there 7a.m thru 3:30p.m.), but enjoyable one. We went on a Monday during the last week of June. It was kind of confusing to understand about parking, reservations, $, etc. for BSP, so I did examine their website...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We’re on a cross country tour with our dogs - tough to find a kennel for 6+ months - and we are responsible pet owners and travelers. We were turned away at the gate on a rainy miserable afternoon in November. We only wanted to...More

1  Thank MICheryl
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Sara C
May 11, 2018|
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Response from thosewhohope | Reviewed this property |
Generally, yes. But, I would let a friend or family member know how long you plan to be gone to Baxter so that they can check on you. For some of the trails, you sign your name on a clipboard at the start of it (the rangers... More
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Hope F
March 11, 2018|
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Response from llquad | Reviewed this property |
Baxter is an awesome driving park!! The roads are not paved, but very well maintained... as you drive and sightsee, you get the feeling of being in the wilderness.... not many places where you can get that experience... More
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