Aroostook State Park

Maine's first state park, Aroostook State Park was established in 1939 because of local citizens who donated 100 acres of land to the State of Maine. Today the park totals nearly 800 acres thanks to subsequent donations and purchases.

The park includes both Quoggy Jo Mountain and Echo Lake, which offer great opportunities to enjoy hiking, biking, canoeing/ kayaking or just some well needed rest and relaxation. The park's lush forests, crystal clear lake and unique geology provide wonderful opportunities for the young and young at heart to study environmental sciences and history in a truly amazing classroom. In fact, Quoggy Jo is the shortened form of its Indian name; Qua Qua Jo which translates to twin peaked. Aroostook State Park is the ideal starting point for discovering the North Maine Woods, the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec.


Related Stories
2
Events
2/2/23

Thrifty Thursdays Skiing with L.L. Bean

Be an outsider skiing with L.L. Bean at BigRock Mountain in Mars Hill, Maine

2/3/23

P.I. First Friday Downtown Art Walk

Join us downtown to celebrate the creative world with gallery openings and art shows!

2/3/23 2/5/23

Moosestompers Weekend

Join us at the Houlton Area Winter Carnival for free and healthy entertainment for the whole family....

2/9/23

Thrifty Thursdays Skiing with L.L. Bean

Be an outsider skiing with L.L. Bean at BigRock Mountain in Mars Hill, Maine

2/11/23

Snowshoe Club, Fort Kent Outdoor Center

All are welcome to explore the snowy trails in the St John Valley at the Fort Kent Outdoor Center

View All >
Deals
11/8/22 2/1/23

Snowmobile Rentals - Presque Isle, Aroostook County

The Sled Shop Inc. is located in Presque Isle, Maine. Explore the Crown of Maine by snowmobile - your family can rent these snowmachines for the day or weekend. Our team will make sure you are well outfitted and equipped with maps of the region. WHAT WE...

11/8/22 2/1/23

Snowmobile Rentals - Houlton, Maine Aroostook County

Snowmobile Rentals from Houlton Power Sports Rent awesome snowmobiles from experts in motorized recreation. The professional staff at HPS is eager to show you everything you need to know to understand your machine and travel on the scenic trails of...

View All >