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Forest Ridge Campground & RV Park

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40 Flockamoosen Way, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2891
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Forest Ridge is a 65 site campground located in Ellsworth, Maine. We are located 19 miles east of Bucksport and 15 miles north of Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Pool
Babysitting
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-serve laundry
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Kip H wrote a review Aug. 2019
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Nice campground, Clean.... quiet.... They helped me with last minute reservations. Not.... early check in friendly. I've got a big rig and the boulder placement around the park could be hazardous. Close to Ellsworth with some great eating
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Maddie N wrote a review Jul. 2019
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Jeff and his wife are awesome owners with a great site! The pool was awesome, the showers were hot, beautiful site, and great hookups for your camper. Also, there is a nice laundry room with great washers and dryers.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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David wrote a review Jul. 2019
Wilmington, North Carolina6 contributions1 helpful vote
We finally made it to Maine after six months of experiencing so much beauty. Our first RV park in Old Orchard was a horrible experience. You can look that up on my other reviews. With that said our goal was to find a beautiful RV park located between Acadia National Park and Bangor. So I decided somewhere around Ellsworth. I started reading the reviews about Forest Ridge and the one star that someone wrote caught my eye. The things that the person said was exactly what I was looking for in a park. When my wife, two little fur babies and myself arrived at the park we were greeted by the owner(Jeff)and his wife. Immediately they made us feel like we were welcomed guest. The park is so beautiful with the top part being partial shade and the bottom half being mostly shade with a beautiful setting. The lots are huge compared to the other parks we had stayed at. The grass was constantly being maintained. Everyone we met at the park was so friendly to us. Most of all the park was very relaxing and safe. I walked my dogs without fear of being attacked by other dogs. No drunks, partying or craziness was allowed. The people drove their vehicles with respect for others. The restrooms and laundry was immaculate. The park was perfectly located exactly where we needed it in order to visit all of the beauty we traveled so far to experience. A special thank you to Jeff for checking on us and keeping a clean and safe place to stay while in Maine. We rode the free LL Bean bus a couple of times into Bar Harbor and was able to go inside several other RV parks on the bus route. They all looked so crowded and mundane. I honestly feel we made the best choice by choosing Jeff’s park, and don’t let me forget to mention we got to meet Darrel the famous ATF dog. Jeff please don’t ever change a thing in your park, it’s perfect just the way it iso
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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earls894 wrote a review Jul. 2019
Mesa, Arizona4 contributions
This is the perfect location for visiting Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. It is out of the craziness of the resort area yet within a short drive. The campground is well kept, secure and quiet with large sites and great facilities. We are considering a 2-3 month summer stay in the future. Jeff is the perfect host!
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Abbygolden2013 wrote a review Jan. 2019
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We have been seasonal campers since 2013 and would not stay at any other campground in the area/ The owners are great people and fun to be with. Every year they pick a substantial project to improve the campground and also keep up with other projects through the season. There are rules that you are given when you sign in like every other campground and if you can't or won't follow the rules you should just move on. The staff is always checking to see what needs to be done to keep the campground looking nice. The owners send out emails at least one day in advance so the sites are free of chairs and plants to make it easier for staff to mow and trim. the speed limit is 5 mpg mainly to keep the dust down as the roads are dirt and to be considerate of pets and older campers walking on uneven roads. This campground is nestled in a partial wooded area conveniently located between Bar Harbor, Blue Hill, Southwest Harbor, Stonington , Bucksport and Bangor as well as easy to get to downeast as well. The pool is heated when the temperature is down and the bathrooms and laundry areas are clean. There are a lot of moquitoes in the whole state and as far as I know there are no traps to catch them. I will always go back to this campground.
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Jeffrey D, Owner at Forest Ridge Campground & RV Park
Responded Jan. 24, 2019
Dear Abnormal2013, Thanks for great review. We both strive to provide a great experience to all of our camping families. We are GLAD you have chosen Forest Ridge as your seasonal destination! Lynn and Jeff
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United StatesMaineDownEast and Acadia MaineEllsworth
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60
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Frequently Asked Questions about Forest Ridge Campground & RV Park
Which popular attractions are close to Forest Ridge Campground & RV Park?
Nearby attractions include Timber Tina's Great Maine Lumberjack Show (6.0 km), Wild Acadia Fun Park (7.0 km), and Rooster Brother Coffee Roasters (1.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Forest Ridge Campground & RV Park?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and babysitting.
What are some restaurants close to Forest Ridge Campground & RV Park?
Conveniently located restaurants include Morton's Moo Homemade Ice Cream, Finn's Irish Pub, and Martha's Diner.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Forest Ridge Campground & RV Park?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Forest Ridge Campground & RV Park?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Forest Ridge Campground & RV Park?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Woodlawn (1.1 km).