Maine Revised Statutes

§1832. Access to nonreserved public lands

1. Legislative policy.  The Legislature declares that it is the policy of the State that full and free public access to the nonreserved public lands to the extent permitted by law, together with the rights to reasonable use of those lands, is the privilege of every citizen of the State. The Legislature further declares that it recognizes that such free and reasonable public access may be restricted to ensure the optimum value of such lands but that such restrictions, if and when imposed, must be in strict accordance with the requirements set out in this section.
[ 1997, c. 678, §13 (NEW) .]
2. Establishment of restrictions on public access. 
[ 2001, c. 604, §8 (RP) .]
3. Unlawful entry onto nonreserved public lands. 
[ 2001, c. 604, §8 (RP) .]
4. Development of public facilities.  The bureau may construct and maintain overnight campsites and other camping and recreation facilities.
[ 1997, c. 678, §13 (NEW); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV); 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV) .]
5. User fees.  The bureau may charge reasonable fees to defray the cost of constructing and maintaining overnight campsites and other camping and recreation facilities.
[ 1997, c. 678, §13 (NEW); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV); 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1997, c. 678, §13 (NEW). 2001, c. 604, §8 (AMD). 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV). 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV).