Outdoors

Maine state parks are beginning to open

The colors begin to change near Echo Lake on a beautiful day at Aroostook State Park in Presque Isle.
Rachel Rice | BDN FILE
The colors begin to change near Echo Lake on a beautiful day at Aroostook State Park in Presque Isle.
Park Ranger Alan Cleaves is enjoys fall foliage at Aroostook State Park in Presque Isle during the 2009 foliage season.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MAINE BUREAU OF PARKS AND LANDS
Park Ranger Alan Cleaves is enjoys fall foliage at Aroostook State Park in Presque Isle during the 2009 foliage season.
Posted April 30, 2011, at 3:36 p.m.
Last modified April 30, 2011, at 4:01 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Memorial Day is still a month away, but many of Maine’s state parks are already open.

Sebago Lake State Park in Casco opened on Friday, joining others in starting up. Park Manager Andy Haskell says off-season camping rates will be in effect through May 22.

Lake St. George State Park in Liberty also has opened for camping. And Park Manager Bob Crocker at Ferry Beach State Park in Saco wants visitors to know that the park is now open.

Online:    http://www.parksandlands.com

 

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