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Recreation & Parks Department

The Fort Kent Recreation and Parks Department will strive to enhance the quality of life for Fort Kent citizens by offering a variety of activities that encourage overall wellness, cultural opportunities, natural resource appreciation, and fellowship with neighbors. Our mission is to build upon the natural beauty of our town through the administration, improvement, care, and maintenance of parks, facilities, and public areas.


Upcoming Events

Canine Ordinance

Skating Rink

Walking & Bike Trail Map

Job Application


Rec. Pavilion Waiver Agreement

Facilities Under the jurisdiction of the Recreation and Parks

Riverside Park:

Located off East Main Street on the banks of the St. John River. The Park consists of approximately 7.2 acres. This passive recreation park features a boat landing, bike/walking trail, picnic area, 8 RV camping sites, public restrooms, outdoor basketball court, children's playground, soccer field, open space and gazebo.

Gazebo at Riverside Park
Picnic Area at Riverside Park
RV Park at Riverside Park

According to the CDC ruling, Campsite is only available to permanent Maine residents until further notice.  For Reservations at the RV park please call the Fort Kent Police Department at


Outdoor Swimming Pool

Located off Pleasant Street behind the Fort Kent Community High School on the banks of the Fish River. This facility consists of the main pool having a total of 194,400 gallons of water. A small pool is also featured along with a complete bathhouse


Jalbert Park

Located off Pleasant Street adjacent to the Fort Kent Elementary School on the banks of the Fish River. This facility consists of a multi-purpose building with restrooms, a snack bar, and a meeting area. Also located here are an outdoor ice skating rink with lights, two lighted tennis courts, and a lighted multi-use athletic field. Ice skates and snowshoes are also available for public use.

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Little Black Lake

Located at the end of South Perley Brook Road this area consists of a public picnic area, fire pit, and boat landing.


Recreation Programs

The most important product of the department is the variety, scope, and quality of recreation programs for all ages.



Tennis clinics, little league baseball, indoor soccer league, and a variety of enrichment programs are made available.



The traditional summer program with swimming lessons, baseball, softball, soccer, basketball, and tennis team and lessons, arts and crafts, social recreation, nature studies, special events, and field trips are offered.



We offer youth soccer leagues and clinics, holiday arts and crafts workshops along with one-time special events.



Youth basketball leagues, ice hockey leagues, public ice-skating, holiday arts and crafts workshops, and special events are offered throughout the winter season.

Fort Kent Recreation and Parks Department
416 West Main Street
Fort Kent, Maine 04743

Office (207) 834-3730

Jalbert Park Skating Rink (207) 834-5773

Swimming Pool (207) 834-3269

 RV Park Reservations (207) 834-5678


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