Believe it or not, camping season is right around the corner, and the time to make your Maine State Park reservations is even closer!

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry announced this week that reservations for campsites at Sebago Lake State Park will be taken beginning on Wednesday, February 1st, at 9AM. Reservations will be accepted for a four-night minimum stay only,

Reservations for sites at all other State Parks will begin on Monday, February 6th, at 9AM.

Reservations for "group camping", those parties with seven or more people, also begin on February 1st, but you'll have to call the specific park that you'd like to stay at.

"Maine State Parks attracted a record 2.87 million visitors in 2016, breaking the annual attendance record set in 2015,” said Governor Paul R. LePage."

Campers can make reservations at Maine State Park Campgrounds in four ways:

  1. Online at www.campwithme.com (24-7);
  2. By calling in state at 800-332-1501; or (out-of-state) 207-624-9950 (9:00 a.m. - 4:00  p.m., on Business Days);
  3. By mailing reservations to: Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, Bureau of Parks and Lands, ATTN.: Reservations, 22 SHS, Augusta, ME 04333. Mailed Sebago Lake reservation requests must not be postmarked before Feb. 1, 2017; and, Feb 6, 2017 for all other parks.
  4. By dropping off completed reservation forms, which will be processed during business hours at the Augusta office.

The fees for a yearly Maine State Park Pass vary, but are well worth it!  Maine State Parks feature beautiful picnic areas, swimming, and of course camping!  And, are well used during the winter months too!  Make sure you check out our favorite 8 Maine State Parks to enjoy during the winter!