North Maine Woods


As many visitors know, NMW has strived to keep user fees at a reasonable level for 40 years. Recent increases in propane and gasoline, plus the 25% increase in Maine's minimum wage over the last few years has had a significant impact on operating costs. Coupled with the 10 year trend of fewer visitors coming to northern Maine, we were faced with either dramatically reducing checkpoint and campsite services or increasing some user fee categories.

As a long term resolution to address future expenses, NMW has made advancements to reduce energy costs by converting from propane generated power to solar power at many locations and has plans to replace some manned checkpoints with electronic gates.

PLEASE NOTE:  Checkpoints only accept CASH or CHECKS
Fee Schedule
Under 15 Free Day Use + Camping Free Day Use + Camping
Age 70 & Over Free Day Use Free Day Use
Per Person Per Day $7.00 $12.00
Camping Per Night (in addition to daily fee) $10.00 $12.00

Over 70 / Camping Only Season Pass

Over 70 / Camping Only Auunal Pass





Day Use Annual Registration $90.00 NA
Day Use + Unlimited Camping Annual Registration $200.00 NA

Special Reduced Seasonal Rates
Seasonal Day Use Pass (Summer Season: May 1st - Sept. 30th) $50.00 $90.00
Day Use + Unlimited Camping Season Registration $110.00 $150.00

Resident Unlimited Family Camping Seasonal Registration
Family Camping allows 2 adults and 2 children between 15 and 21 to camp for the season for the price of two adults

$220.00 NA
 Seasonal Day Use Pass (Fall Season:  Aug. 20th - Nov. 30th) $50.00  $90.00 

Other Special Rates and Fees
Commercial Sporting Camp Visitors Round Trip (for stays of 4 days or more) $25.00 $40.00
Leaseholders and Internal Landowners of record may purchase 2 annual passes through NMW office $50.00 $50.00
Guest passes for leaseholders and internal landowners of record may purchase up to 8 through the NMW office** $75.00 $75.00
Visiting Interior Businesses for Meals or Supplies $1.00 $1.00
** These passes can be used over and over by different guests throughout the year. Each may purchase up to 8.

While Canadian funds are accepted and an attempt to provide a fair exchange is made, we suggest that Canadian funds be exchanged for U.S. currency before arrival at the checkpoints.