Located to the northeast of the United States, New England is dotted with some of the world’s prettiest state parks with countless recreation and amazing scenery. It also mesmerizes visitors with its long Atlantic coastline, forested mountains, Colonial past and changing autumn foliage. Before you think about other attractions just start with the places that adorn on your bucket list.
Nickerson State Park:
Bestowed with freshwater ponds, murmuring brooks, lush meadows, deep woods, extensive hiking trails and glacier-formed lakes offering great swimming, Nickerson State Park is a must visit park in Cape Cod. Biking and fishing are other interesting outdoor activities for vacationers.
Mount Greylock State Reservation:
Mount Greylock State Reservation is the first state park in the state of Massachusetts. The mountain reserve preserves strenuous hiking trails that will bring out the best in you. If you are an avid hiker, the park has as long as fifty miles of trails. Keep your camera ready for panoramic views stretching across five states.
Baxter State Park:
Covering a total area of 204,700-acre, this vast state park houses the state’s highest peak? Mount Katahdin. Baxter State Park is a paradise for hiking enthusiasts. It boasts two hundred miles of outstanding hiking trails that ultimately lead to awe-inspiring attractions of the park such as fishing holes, waterfalls, streams, open summits and mountain ponds. Various programs are also held for kids in summer.
Sebago Lake State Park:
Set along the lake shores, this vast state park is recognized for its awe-striking scenery. Comprising 1,400 acres of land, Sebago Lake State Park is one of the five original state parks in the New England state of Maine. Water sports are prevalent apart from biking, hiking and horseback riding. This is also a popular camping ground with as many as two hundred and fifty sites.