1.1 The Authority
and Director may establish administrative policies and procedures
for the processing of reservations.
Camping is permitted by
reservation only and only in authorized campgrounds and campsites during
certain dates and times, as specified by the Park. Campers must register at the
gatehouse no later than 8:30 p.m. Camping by groups of more than 12 people is
permitted only at designated group camping areas 1.3 All persons entering
the Park by road or trail must register their entrance at the first
opportunity at a staffed gatehouse or self-registration station. Long Distance
Hikers entering the Park for the purpose of hiking all or part of the
Appalachian Trail must secure an AT-Katahdin Hiker Permit Card and register
with Baxter State Park prior to hiking the Hunt Trail to or from Baxter Peak.
All other persons entering the Park on foot must register with Park
Headquarters or a gatehouse in advance.