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Sen. Angus King recently said, "Throughout our state's history, intrepid men and women have traversed the Maine wilderness to see its beauty and enjoy the many outdoor recreation opportunities it has to offer. Over the years, this proud outdoor tradition has become part of our state's identity and an integral part of our state's economy."
Did you visit a state, national or land trust park or preserve in Maine this summer?
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09/19/18 AT 03:00 PM
Wilderness camping in the Stephen Phillips Preserve in Rangeley. It was a wonderful place to take the entire family, including the grandkids and the dogs.

09/19/18 AT 03:00 PM
Francis Small Heritage Trust Sawyer Mountain Preserve. A gem.

09/19/18 AT 03:00 PM
We have some awesome outdoor opportunities in Maine. Love the Lake St. George State Park. Also do volunteer work on the Hills to Sea Trail from Unity to Belfast and Midcoast Conservancy trails.

09/19/18 AT 03:00 PM
His comments are spot on. Citizens of Maine, as a whole, need to stop looking to (or worse - longing for) mills and manufacturing to be the major employers in our communities. There will still be careers in those sectors, but we need to go all in on encouraging eco-tourism as a major focus. Many more employers and jobs will spring up from a passionate pursuit of this goal. Plus, weâ‚„ll be establishing solid future opportunities in our state for our young people - giving them more reasons to stay. These "modern-economy"

09/19/18 AT 02:59 PM
We visited Reid State Park and Range State Park, and we're making plans to visit Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument next summer. Mt. Blue SP and Acadia are also favorites.

09/19/18 AT 02:59 PM
Wanted to visit several, but other stuff came up.
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