Are you ready to celebrate a 'good riddance' to 2020?  Get ready for 2021 when Maine State Park Passes for 2021 go on sale August 15th.

You get a super bonus if you buy them soon because you can use your pass for the rest of 2020 and for all of 2021.  That's a deal that you deserve considering all that we have endured in the year of COVID-19, rising social tensions and who knows what else this year has in store for us.  Win-win!

Get your passes starting Saturday, August 15th at one of Maine's 48 State parks, including:

  • Ferry Beach
  • Popham Beach
  • Reid Beach
  • Two Lights
  • Shackford Head
  • Cobscook Bay
  • Sebago Lake
  • Damariscotta Lake
  • Mount Blue
  • Aroostook
  • Androscoggin Riverlands
  • Bradbury Mountain
  • Camden Hills
  • Peaks-Kenny
  • Warren Island
  • Eagle Island State Historic Site

The passes are good for day-use so you can have little day trips to enjoy the Maine outdoors- to enjoy a little getaway in a great state to get away.

Be aware that Maine State Park Passes are NOT accepted at the following locations:

  • Acadia National Park
  • Allagash Wilderness Waterway
  • Baxter State Park
  • Maine Wildlife Park
  • Peacock Beach
  • Penobscot Narrows Observatory
  • Penobscot River Corridor
  • Scarborough Beach
  • the Songo Lock
  • Swan Island

Using your Maine State Park pass now, you will need to take a look at the 'COVID-19 Related Updates' when it comes to day-use of a Maine State Park provided by the Bureau of Parks and Lands section of the Maine.gov website.  These updates include restrictions and precautions when dealing with the pandemic at beaches and parks.  As of July 3rd, some of these changes to State Parks could include:

  • Reduced parking to allow for a reduced amount of visitors
  • Limited visitation time
  • Physical distancing
  • Mask wearing

This list will be changed throughout the pandemic as conditions evolve so be sure to check the website at Maine.gov.