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Meeting Canceled

The July 10, 2015 meeting of the Baxter State Park Authority has been cancelled. The next meeting of the Authority will be on October 2, 2015 at Kidney Pond Campground in Baxter State Park.



ATTENTION BAXTER PARK VISITORS…BAXTER STORE IS NOW ONLINE


 



BAXTER PARK SUPERVISOR-RANGER

Hunt Trail
 

We’re looking for a good Ranger. If the thought of working outdoors in all seasons in one of the wildest landscapes in Maine appeals to you and you like working with other people in the same setting, you can find the application and testing requirements here. Opportunities like this don’t come along every day. If you have questions, please contact Christine Theriault (207-723-9616) at Park Headquarters



DAY USE PARKING SYSTEM



UPDATE FOR DAICEY POND AND KIDNEY POND VISITORS

Wood for woodstoves is included in the reservation price. Campfire wood for outdoor fires must be purchased for $3/bundle at the campground. Please remember, due to risk of invasive insects, transport of firewood into BSP is prohibited, regardless of origin.




Baxter Park Completes Search and Rescue Data Review:

The Park has recently completed a comprehensive review of all Search and Rescue incidents filed over the past 22 years. The analysis of the data will help the Park to better communicate with visitors about the risks of wilderness travel and to prepare Park Rangers to better assist visitors in need.