Address 1: 401 State Park Road
Phone: (207) 564-2003
Number of Sites: 56
Camp URL: http://www.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/doc/parksearch/details.pl?park_id=20
Full Hook: Yes
Peaks-Kenny State Park lies on the shores of Sebec Lake, offering day visitors and campers a peaceful, wooded setting in which to enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, hiking and picnicking. With 56 sites set among stately trees and large glacial boulders near the lake, the campground fosters quiet and private enjoyment of a beautiful natural setting. The 839-acre park lies in the Central Maine Highlands, an area renowned for its natural beauty and outdoor opportunities’with Moosehead Lake, the Appalachian Trail, the southern end of Baxter State Park and other outdoor destinations all within a morning’s drive.
Peaks-Kenny State Park offers a 10-mile network of hiking trails, some of which are interconnected. Cove Trail (0.7 miles) leaves from the beach picnic area, offering a short loop through the woods.Loop Trail (0.5 miles) provides a centrally located loop for those seeking a quick woods experience. Birch Mountain Ledge Trail (2 miles roundtrip): This trail winds through mature forest to ledges atop Birch Mountain. Brown’s Point Trail (distance/time): (5.5-mile roundtrip, allow 2 hours) provides a more challenging hike through varied forested terrain.
Camping season is May 24-Sept. 12 2010. Some of our campgrounds are open all year and allow camping on particular sites. Phone the park before you go to be sure sites are accessible and the park is open to camping at the time you wish to go.