State Park Day-Use Fees - Persons 12 and Older*

*Day-use fees are per person, per day.
Cash is accepted at the entry booth and self-service payment stations. Only 15 locations, when staff is in the entry booth, accept credit cards. Please be prepared to pay cash.
Maine residents 65 and older: free;
Children 5 - 11 years old: $1.00; Children under 5 are free.

Annual Pass, Day-use Reservations of Group Shelters, and additional information is provided below this chart.

State Park Adult Maine Resident Adult Non Resident Senior Non Resident
Aroostook $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Birch Point $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Bradbury Mountain $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Camden Hills $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Cobscook Bay $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
**Colonial Pemaquid/Ft. Wm. Henry $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Crescent Beach $4.50 $6.50 $2.00
Damariscotta Lake $4.00 $6.00 $2.00
Eagle Island $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Ferry Beach $4.00 $6.00 $2.00
Fort Knox $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
***Both Fort Knox & Observatory Tower Visit $5.00 $7.00 $4.00
Fort Edgecomb $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Fort Kent Blockhouse $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Fort McClary $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Fort Point $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Grafton Notch $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Kettle Cove $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Kineo $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Lake St George $4.00 $6.00 $2.00
State Park Adult Maine Resident Adult Non Resident Senior Non Resident
Lamoine $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Lily Bay $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Mackworth Island $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Moose Point $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Mount Blue $4.00 $6.00 $2.00
Peaks-Kenny $4.00 $6.00 $2.00
Popham Beach $4.00 $6.00 $2.00
Quoddy Head $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Rangeley Lake $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Range Pond $4.50 $6.50 $2.00
Reid $4.50 $6.50 $2.00
Roque Bluffs $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Sebago Lake $4.50 $6.50 $2.00
Shackford Head $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Swan Lake $4.00 $6.00 $2.00
Two Lights $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Vaughan Woods $2.00 $3.00 $1.00
Warren Island $3.00 $4.50 $1.50
Wolfe's Neck Woods $3.00 $4.50 $1.50

NOTE:

**Children under 12 are free at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site.
***Park Passes do not cover the Observatory. Children 5-11 years old at Fort Knox with Observatory Tower $3.00

ANNUAL PASSES - DAY USE - please note Use Exceptions below
Annual Vehicle Pass - $70.00 - Allows all the occupants of up to a 17 passenger vehicle free day-use.
Annual Senior Citizen Vehicle Pass (65 and over) - $30.00 - Allows the senior plus all occupants of up to a 17 passenger vehicle free day-use.
Annual Individual Pass - $35.00 - Allows ONLY the individual pass holder free day-use.

Maine Residents Senior Citizen Pass - Effective 7/1/08, Senior Citizen Passes will no longer be issued. Maine Residents age 65 and older receive free day-use admission. Passes issued before 12/31/91 will be honored as issued.

Purchase a Maine State Park Pass

  1. On-line purchase using your debit or credit card
  2. When you file your State of Maine income tax;
  3. When you visit a park during the summer season;
  4. By calling the Campground Reservations Call Center at: 800-332-1501 for Maine Residents, 207-624-9950 for non-residents, or 207-287-2209, from 9AM to 4PM, Monday-Friday.
  5. By visiting the Augusta Office, Bureau of Parks and Lands, Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Harlow Building, 18 Elkins Lane (AMHI Campus), Augusta, Maine, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  6. By mailing a check or money order to: Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Bureau of Parks and Lands, Attn.: Reservations Office, 22 SHS, Augusta, ME 04333-0022. Make your check payable to: Treasurer, State of Maine.

Use Exceptions

Park passes are not accepted at the following parks: Baxter State Park, The Allagash Wilderness Waterway, The Penobscot River Corridor, The Penobscot Narrows Observatory, the Maine Wildlife Park, Peacock Beach, or Scarborough Beach. The Maine State Park Pass is for day-use only and does not include camping. However, if you are camping at one of our 12 campgrounds, the day-use fee is included in your camping fee.

OTHER PASSES - DAY USE

Business Vehicle Pass (one-time, day-use) - Sold in blocks of 50 for $250. To purchase or for more information, call 207-287-2209.

GROUP RESERVATION FEES - DAY USE

View the Group Picnic Site & Shelter page for a list of parks and fees, and photos.

GROUP EXEMPTION GUIDELINES - DAY USE

Organized groups shall pay the per person day-use fee at all facilities, except that there will be no charge for the following with prior approval. Groups are not exempt from fees on Memorial Day, the 4th of July, and Labor Day weekends and on Saturday and Sundays in June, July and August. For additional information click here. For application information, please call 207-287-2209.

  1. State of Maine organized group programs for residents of State and Federal institutions (Riverview & Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Centers, and Togus Veteran's Administration)
  2. State of Maine organized homes/programs for the disadvantaged or persons with disabilities;
  3. State of Maine school/education programs during the school year (September through June 30 - no application needed, contact park directly).

BOATING & MISCELLANEOUS FEES

Boat, Canoe, Kayak and Paddle Boat Rentals - $3 per hour - where available.
Boat Launching Fee - For park access, limited to parking and boat launching, the daily fee for launching trailered boats shall be the posted per person day-use fee or $5 per vehicle, whichever is less. The maximum fee for any trailered boat access shall be $5. - where available.
Songo Lock - $3 per boat, per passage. Boats requiring both gates open - special arrangements must be made.
Commercial Bus Tours - $30/bus/trip - where available (reservations required; call the park).
Campground Visitors - Will be admitted by paying the day use fee or using their season passes.
Dumping Station - $5 per unit (day-use customers), where permitted - where available.