Maine Residents Day is this Sunday, so pack up a picnic and take dad to a Maine State Park or historic site for nothing!

That's right, admission to Maine State Parks and certain historic sites is free this Sunday, June 16th, to any vehicle with a Maine license plate on it from 9 a.m. until closing.

Fabulous Maine State Parks in our area that usually charge admission include Lamoine State ParkCobscook Bay State ParkQuoddy Head State ParkRoque Bluffs State ParkCamden Hills State ParkFort Knox State Historic Site, and Moose Point State Park, among others.

Normal day use rates for Maine residents vary anywhere between $3 and $6 depending on the park. So save the cash this Sunday and buy dad a steak to throw on the grill!

The following parks are not part of this Sunday's free admission program:

Acadia National Park-Allagash Wilderness Waterway-Baxter State Park-Maine Wildlife Park- Peacock Beach-Scarborough Beach-Swan Island-Penobscot River Corridor, and the Penobscot Narrows Observatory in Prospect, though admission to Fort Knox State Historic Site will be free that day.

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