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Aroostook State Park makes upgrades in time for foliage season

| September 15, 2014

With the swinging of a pickaxe, the rolling of rocks, and some pretty intense digging..the puzzle that is the Aroostook State Park trail system continues to come together. “This is better…this is like getting your first bike you know as a kid…it’s exciting,” said Park Manager Scott Thompson. Seven crew members from the Maine Conservation […]

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Strong Winds Leave A Trail Of Downed Trees At Aroostook State Park

| July 8, 2014

The storm over the weekend did some damage across the state and in the county. The strong winds it produced actually posed a threat to the campers at the Aroostook State Park campground. That’s where some campers were for the holiday weekend, and ended up getting stuck in the park for hours due to blocked […]

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Snowshoeing Safety

| February 20, 2014

Since we see snow almost 6 months out of the year here in Aroostook County, it’s a great idea to get out and enjoy the outdoors. “We have some great trails for snow shoeing. It’s an activity that has exploded over the years,” says Scott Thompson. If you can walk, then you can snow shoe. […]

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| May 23, 2013

Maine families who have never been camping have a unique opportunity this summer. The Division of Parks and Public Lands, in conjunction with the Take It Outside initiative, is offering families the opportunity to reconnect with nature by spending a weekend at one of 11 participating Maine State Parks. Dick Palm has the details.

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Winter Family Fun Day

| February 26, 2013

Families packed the Aroostook State Park on Saturday doing every winter activity you could think of. It was the 6th annual Winter Family Fun Day. Around 900 people attended the event. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli shows us some of the snowy fun.

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