While the park's forest provides homes for larger species like black bear, deer, moose, and Lynx, its smaller species such as foxes, squirrels, beaver, weasels, and chipmunks are more commonly seen by visitors. The forest's mix of hardwood trees and cold-tolerant softwoods typical of northern Maine includes various species of oak, ash, maple, and birch, as well as hop hornbeam, quaking aspen, American beech, and balsam fir. Common birds include hawks, owls, finches, humming birds, nesting families of bald eagles and woodpeckers including pileated. Brook trout as well as other trout are found in Echo Lake.
The park offers a 30-site campground and a multitude of trails for hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. Swimming, fishing, and canoeing are offered on Echo Lake. Also there is a place to launch your own boat for you avid fishermen.
Aroostook State Park Manager
Scott Thompson lives at Aroostook State Park and is there to answer any questions you have prior to you enjoying your day.