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Baxter State Park

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Baxter State Park is a paradise for the naturalist, mountain climber, hiker, and photographer. Many orchids, ferns, alpine, and other plants grow in abundance for the botanist. Geologists will find interest in Baxter's rhyolite, Katahdin granite, and many fossil types. Bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts will find a variety of wildlife to pursue. There are 46 mountain peaks and ridges, 18 of which exceed an elevation of 3,000 feet, the highest being Baxter Peak at 5,267 feet.

Location: 64 Balsam Drive, Millinocket Maine 04462 Telephone 207-723-5140

Other Maine State Parks nearby:
(Millinocket) Baxter State Park
(Greenville) Lily Bay State Park
(Dover-Foxcroft) Peaks-Kenny State Park

08/16 Coming to The Millinocket area
Acadia Birding Festival Bar Harbor ME May30-June2 Celebrate the ecological wonders of the birds of the Gulf of Maine at the Acadia Birding Festival. Explore Mount Desert Island and its birds through numerous events and venues.