Destinations

10 Best Campgrounds in Maine

by CampspotterJul 24, 2021

Are you planning an epic camping trip to the wilderness of Maine or a family road trip to Acadia National Park? We’ve rounded up the 10 best campgrounds in Maine to help you with your planning!

1. On the Saco Family Campground in Brownfield, ME

An aerial view of On the Saco Family Campground in Brownfield, Maine.

On the Saco Family Campground is located on a beautiful property with 1,700 feet of Saco River frontage. They offer both hook-up RV sites and riverfront tent sites. Seasonal, monthly, weekly, or nightly sites are available. Convenient amenities including showers, fully updated bathrooms, on-site laundry, Wi-Fi capability, game room, playground, large field area for recreation, group sites, and are pet-friendly. On the Saco Family Campground offers canoe, kayak, and tube rentals on the Saco River, including shuttle service. Shuttle up the river with this service and enjoy your choice of watersport on the way down. They welcome off-road rentals or private shuttles as well.

2. Wild Duck Adult Campground & RV Park in Scarborough, ME

A bench overlooking a pond at the Wild Duck Adult Campground & RV Park in Scarborough, Maine.

The Wild Duck Campground and RV Park is a 70 site ADULT only (21+) Campground and RV Park. They offer fine adult camping for honeymooners to retirees on the Southern Maine coastline. Located in the middle of Maine Audubon’s Scarborough Marsh, the state’s largest saltwater marsh, and Maine Audubon’s property. Campers enjoy a broad array of wildlife, including waterfowls, egrets, herons, ibises, raptors, muskrat, mink, otter, deer, and moose. The Scarborough Marsh is the state’s largest saltwater marsh and can be explored by foot or canoe. Bring your own canoe or kayak or rent one of theirs. Enjoy a quiet walk on the clean paved roads or bike to the beach. They offer clean, level RV sites with full hook-ups and cable at every site, 50 amp service, as well as pull-thru sites are also available. Separate areas for tenting, pop-up campers, and vans. They have ultra-clean, modern restrooms and showers, computer modem connection, Wireless Internet, phone, laundry, limited RV supplies, limited groceries, dump station, ice, and firewood.

3. Hadley’s Point Campground in Bar Harbor, ME

A sunset over Bar Harbor at Hadley's Point Campground in Bar Harbor, Maine.

Situated on the northernmost point of Mt. Desert Island, Hadley’s Point Campground is a camper’s haven. Located just above a public saltwater beach and minutes from Acadia National Park and downtown Bar Harbor, enjoy the quiet, family-friendly campground where you can relax amidst the pines and explore the beautiful area. Hadley’s Point Campground offers campsites and cabins that meet the needs of varying campers. Choose from primitive tent camping, electric and water campsites, and full hookup RV campsites. For those that want to enjoy the comforts of home, their hand-crafted cabins provide AC/heat, a private bathroom, Wi-Fi, and more. So book your vacation along the beautiful coast of Maine today!

4. Boothbay Craft Brewery in Boothbay, ME

An aerial view of the RV sites at Boothbay Craft Brewery in Boothbay, Maine.

Experience the quintessential Maine vacation at Boothbay Craft Brewery. This authentic neighborhood brewery is the perfect place to relax, enjoy local brews, woodfire pizza, live music, and good company. Whether you stay by RV or in one of their cottage rentals, enjoy the warm, friendly atmosphere at this local gem. Their Biergarten features a bocce court, corn hole, and a covered pavilion along with their onsite taphouse and restaurant. Challenge your friends to a game, or just sit back and relax with a beer in hand. Only five minutes from downtown Boothbay Harbor, explore shops, restaurants, boating, and beautiful waterfront scenery. Boothbay Craft Brewery is a perfect home base for all of your New England adventures!

5. Wild Fox Cabins & Campground in Lakeville, ME

An aerial view the autumn trees and cabins at Wild Fox Cabins & Campground in Lakeville, Maine.

Pristine wilderness, countless natural wonders, and diverse wildlife are just some of the many rewards awaiting at the pet-friendly Wild Fox Cabins & Campground in beautiful Lakeville, Maine, in the West Grand Lake Region. Located on legendary Junior Lake, one of the eleven nearby “chain of lakes” connected via ancient waterways and streams at the headwaters of the West Branch of the St. Croix River, this campground is a paradise for sportsmen and nature lovers. Junior Lake is considered by many world-class anglers to be the premier fishing spot in the Northeastern United States. There’s also swimming, canoeing, kayaking, boating, and boat camping on the little islands dotting the lake. The 155 scenic acres surrounding their grounds offer bountiful hunting for both large and small game, hiking, leaf-peeping, bird-watching, and miles of ATV trails. In the winter months, guests enjoy snowmobiling, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, and ice fishing. The serenity of the lake is home to many ospreys, loons, ducks, Canada geese, the occasional Bald Eagle, and any of the other 185 species of birds that call the area home. There is something there for everyone!

6. Two Lakes Camping Area in Oxford, ME

The night starry sky over Two Lakes Camping Area in Oxford, Maine.

Two Lakes Camping Area is a family campground located in Oxford, Maine, on 177 acres Hogan Pond with access to 147 acres Whitney Pond. It offers a range of services and weekend planned activities for the whole family. Their sites range from primitive sites to full hookup 50 amp sites, including some right off the beach. They also offer RV and Rustic Cabin rentals, and all sites include a fire ring and picnic table. So come make memories with Two Lakes Camping! Swim from the beach, cast your line in the water, canoe or kayak around, play a game of hoops or gaga ball, join the fun for DJ or live entertainment on most weekends, or just sit back and relax by your campfire.

7. Seboomook Wilderness Campground in Seboomook Township, ME

An aerial view of Seboomook Wilderness Campground in Seboomook Township, Maine.

Outdoor adventure and unparalleled Maine beauty await you at Seboomook Wilderness Campground on Moosehead Lake, Maine. Park your rig and enjoy Seboomook in comfort and style or pitch a tent on one of their spacious campsites. Also available are eight cabins, with the largest sleeping up to 10 people and two that offer pet-friendly accommodations. Be just steps away from the sandy shoreline where you can enjoy kayaking, canoeing, or paddleboarding, all available to rent at the campground. Launch your boat at their marina, spend the day on the lake, or stand on the dock and cast in the early morning. Seboomook is a great base camp for hunting with thousands of privately and publicly owned land near the campground. Whether you are relaxing at camp or partaking in the fun activities offered, Seboomook Wilderness Campground has everything you need to make your stay memorable!

8. Wilson Pond Cabins in Greenville, ME

An autumn view of the pond at Wilson Pond Cabins in Greenville, Maine.

Whether you are coming to Maine to see its beautiful mountains, fish in the many lakes or ponds, hunt its big game, ride ATV or snowmobiles or just sit on the pond shore and relax, Wilson Pond Cabins is the place to be.

9. Papoose Pond Family Campground & Cabins in Waterford, ME

Papoose Pond at the Papoose Pond Family Campground & Cabins in Waterford, Maine.

Located in stunning Waterford, Maine, Papoose Pond has so much to offer! Your entire family will keep busy with games, contests, arts & crafts hosted by Papoose Pond Activities Counselors. First, enjoy a Pulpit Rock Hike with the whole family or the popular Crooked River Canoe Trip with spectacular scenery! Then, climb aboard your own canoe or kayak and explore the water at Papoose Pond!

10. Powder Horn Family Camping Resort in Old Orchard Beach, ME

The pool and hot tub or spa area at Powder Horn Family Camping Resort in Old Orchard Beach, Maine.

Experience the heart of Old Orchard Beach at Powder Horn Family Camping Resort. They offer something for everyone; a full activities program, swimming pools, hot tubs, an 18-hole mini-golf course, a wide range of full hook-up campsites, seasonal sites, and services to suit your needs in a resort-style setting. All of the amenities are complimentary for campers and guests. Powder Horn is just an easy walk or a quick trolley ride to downtown Old Orchard Beach, where you’ll find all the action of The Pier, various shops, and restaurants. If looking for a camping experience like no other, look no further than Powder Horn Family Camping Resort!