State Parks See Rise in Visitors 

Maine’s state parks and historic sites drew nearly 2 and a half million visitors last year.State officials would like to see even more this year.On Monday, the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands held “State Parks Day” at the capitol in Augusta.The bureau says Maine’s 48 state parks and historic sites contribute about a hundred million dollars to the economy annually.It’s estimated for every dollar invested in the park system there’s a 25 dollar return.For more information on maine’s recreational opportunities click, or log on to