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Damariscotta State Park
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Damariscotta State Park
Description - Seventeen acres of park land is rests on the northern tip of Damariscotta Lake. The park offers an opportunity to access the lake for fishing and swimming. Picnic tables and grills are offered for those who wish to enjoy an afternoon outdoor meal between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day. An old fashioned playground with several swings is next to the beach. Pit toilets available.

Attractions - Damariscotta Lake State Park is conveniently located to Jefferson, Maine. The tiny park offers recreation opportunities for residents and visitors alike. The day use facility is enjoyed by those wishing to picnic, swim, fish or enjoy the inland lake scenery.

Recreation - Picnicking, swimming and fishing opportunities are offered at Damariscotta Lake State Park between Memorial Day and Labor Day. No overnight facilities are offered.

Climate - The summer vacation haven of Mid Coast Maine sees winter temperatures averaging above 18 degrees Fahrenheit (below -12 Celsius) and average summer temperatures above 68 degrees Fahrenheit (20 Celsius). The Mid Coast Region receives on the average less than 38 inches (97 centimeters) of precipitation each year.

Location - The park is located below the town of Jefferson off SR 32. It sits on the northern tip of Damariscotta Lake. From Jefferson bear right (west) on SR 206 and SR 126. When you come to a T with SR 32, turn left and travel .8 mile to Waldoboro Road which takes you into the park.

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Normally Open: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend.

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Damariscotta Lake State Park, 8 State Park Road , Jefferson, ME, 04348, Phone: 207-549-7600

Additional Information:
Maine Lakes and Ponds - Maine's wilderness environment includes over 3,000 sprawling lakes and ponds. In addition, there are over 32,000 miles of rushing streams and rivers. Visitors and residents enjoy some of the best fishing, whitewater boating and paddleboating opportunities on the East Coast.
Maine State Parks & Public Reserved Lands - Maine's State Parks and Public Reserved Lands are managed for recreation, wildlife and timber. State Historic Sites preserve the rich heritage of the American Revolution and Civil War.
Mid Coast Region - Mid Coast Maine may be the busiest of the coastal vacation spots with literally thousands of tiny rock laden coves and islands along the Atlantic Ocean.

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