After two days of cleanup, Maine’s two island state parks are open again, according to officials with the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, under the Maine Department of Conservation.

Warren Island State Park, known for its camping and crabbing, located in Penobscot Bay off Lincolnville, once again is staffed and open, according to Mike Leighton, BPL state park regional manager.

Leighton reported Wednesday that Warren Island “is open for business as usual.”

The regional manager said in a news release that returning staff found “very minimal damage”; that the floats and pier to the island were in good shape; and all buildings were undamaged.

“We had a few blow downs on the trails, and they all have been cleaned up,” Leighton said.

Eagle Island State Historic Site, the summer home of explorer Admiral Robert E. Peary, located off South Harpswell, opened Aug. 31 after repairs to its boat float were completed, according to Gary Best, BPL assistant state park regional manager.

The two island sites were secured and evacuated before Tropical Storm Irene hit Aug. 28. Access to the islands was limited Aug. 29 because of the remaining high seas, but park staff members were able to return and finish cleaning up on Aug. 30.

Both parks will be open and staffed for the upcoming Labor Day weekend, BPL officials said. Campers already are staying at Warren Island’s campsites, Leighton reported. Campers can stay at one of the 12 campsites or the three Adirondack shelters for accommodations.

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