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Blackwoods Campground

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Acadia Maine is beautiful first of all. And the camping ground was so clean and greatly set up. It was easy to get into and the Rangers were super nice and told us everything we needed to know. It's a great central location close to bar harbor, Cadillac mountain, and everything you want to see! Oh and they are dog...

Thank Brenna P
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This campground was beautiful. Sites were close together but it felt private. There was plenty of room for our needs. Bathrooms were always clean. Take a walk or bike ride toward the ocean and there is a little path to an overlook with two benches. Perfect viewing! Would stay again!

Thank El_Retiro
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Heavily treed campsites allowed plenty of privacy and opportunities to hang or hammocks! The free Island Explorer bus stop was a perfect way to get into Bar Harbor and reach the trail-heads for Cadillac Mountain. As far as facilities, it was good to have dish-water drains, but the bathrooms could be better maintained.

Thank Maximillian1
Northampton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner stopped here during our stay in Acadia for 3 days. Our vacation lasted 7 days and Acadia was the highlight of our trip. Staff were super friendly and helpful, and well as our camp neighbors. This campground is surrounded by trails to hike and is in a prime location. The only 2 downfalls in our campground...

Thank samiann145
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We were really excited to visit Blackwoods because of all the fabulous reviews. I think campers' experiences will vary depending on where they get placed by the park ranger. While there were many awesome, private sites available as we pulled in near dusk, we were placed in a spot with hardly any tree coverage. Our picnic table was chained down...

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Central NY State
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

There's so much to say. This place is fabulous. This is a beautiful and clean campground with friendly and helpful park rangers. The restrooms are nearly spotless. Wish all state and national parks would mimic this campground's cleanliness. Garbage, recycling, and water access is near all restrooms and easy to find - plus the garbage was emptied frequently so no...

10Thank maddiecat22
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights this July. The campgrounds were quite nice and the sites all seemed to have trees and privacy between them. For tent campers, the rocks are hard so bring a footprint and a mat or inflatable bed. We got lost coming from 3, so some better way finding when entering the island would've been great. In...

Thank jules_travel55857
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Campground is full was a constant sign. When we decided to head north for a vacation with a few days in Bar Harbor (15 foot travel trailer) all campgrounds were booked. We were finally able to reserve one of the handicap sites at Blackwoods. You can reserve these sites even if you are not handicapped which we didn't know until...

1Thank Debbie D
Stonington, Connecticut
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This was a fantastic spot! Clean and quiet, close to everything we needed. The best part was finding the trail that led down to the water, what a spectacular view! We stayed in space A 47, close to the bathrooms, which was very convenient. Just know that cell service is minimal in most of the park.

Thank andreamonroe246
Monument Beach, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have stayed at many "commercial" campgrounds with all of the bells and whistles.... This was by far one of my best camping experiences. The Rangers were amazing, the entire campground was clean and extremely well maintained, they offered recycling, it was close to everything. We come to Maine for the 4th of July every year and try a different...

Thank homecapecod

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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Year-round campgrounds at Acadia National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blackwoods Campground

Address: Route 3, five miles south of Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Acadia National Park
Price Range: $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 306
Also Known As:
Blackwoods Campground Hotel Acadia National Park
Blackwoods Campground Acadia National Park, Maine
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“It's a campground”
lorib990, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“campground not hotel!”
ADoucy1211, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the exit loops”
Jet_Lag_Tom, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a site NEAR shuttle stop............NICE and the cliffs!”
jeannettey_12, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the RV/generator areas if at all possible.”
OSU_Fan1967, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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