Maine state parks achieve record attendance for second year in row!

As reported by the Portland Press Herald, Maine’s 42 state parks and historic sites had more than 3.2 million visitors from January through November 2021, overtaking last year’s record breaking attendance record of 3.1 million visitors.

Birch Point Beach State Park in Owls Head, Eagle Island State Historic Site off the coast of Harpswell, and Owls Head State Park, had the most number of increase in terms of visitor count versus last year.

The popular Maine state parks with most visitors were the usual favorites, including Camden Hills State Park with 180,835, Popham Beach State Park with 185,669, Sebago Lake State Park with 189,959, and Reid State Park with 183,224.