Title

Wild Man: Jensen Bissell manages Maine's Baxter State Park, 210,000 acres of the most dramatic peaks, prettiest ponds and finest trails east of the Rockies. Lately, he spends a lot of his time trying to keep people out of it. (Or does he?)

Source

Down East

Date

10-2017

Volume Number

VOL. 64, NO. 3

Pages

68-76

Abstract

Jensen Bissell, director of Baxter State Park, shares thoughts about his efforts to keep the park from changing adversely. Concerns about the swelling numbers of Appalachian Trail thru-hikers and media events have caused limits to be imposed on the numbers of hikers allowed in the park.

Subjects

Baxter State Park, Quasi-Independent Public Trust, Limits, Appalachian Trail, Jensen Bissell, Management of Natural Resources, Baxter State Park Authority, Millinocket, Regulations, Wilderness, Recreation, Management

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