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Mount Desert Campground

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

In order to make this review meaningful here is the summary and my mad ramblings below: Clean, friendly, family, loved it, going again, and THANK YOU Mount Desert Campground staff for being just awesome without being intrusive. You have made this a vacation that we will treasure for the rest of our lives. Full review: Me being the social miscreant,...

3Thank Julian V
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We stayed here with our 3 kids and our whole family loved it!!!! The campground was very clean and so were the bathrooms. There was crab fishing, paddle boarding, and they had kayak and canoe rentals. The camp sites were very nice and surrounded with trees, some sites even overlooked a sound!!! I would definitely recommend this campsite.

Thank Pask3
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 14 July 2016

My husband and I have traveled to Maine annually for years and have stayed at Blackwoods Campground in Acadia. Due to changing our dates from fall to summer this year, everywhere was booked, but the owners of MDCG replied to an email that I wrote and mentioned they had a cancelation and would be happy to accommodate us. One thing...

Thank kmjm10
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was the most pristine campground I have ever been to We stayed at E30 site. Great because it was a little more secluded. The only difficulty would be you have to get up a small rocky slope. It is a wooded site away from the water. The sites with water views were a little more crowded and had more...

3Thank askreppen
Wayland, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We had site C13. The platform was large enough for our 10 X 14 ft. tent. The view from the site was lovely (because of the steep drop off, this particular site would not be good for young children). The campground was exceptionally quiet. The bathrooms were clean. My only complaint was that $1 for a 5 minute shower is...

Thank 5inwayland
Nashua, New Hampshire
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Just got back, been there around 11 times. It's a quiet campground. It's mainly for tents and features nice platforms, they only allow in so many pop-up trailers. It's very wooded, but less so along the ocean sites. Everyone that goes loves it and most are repeat customers.BEST PART: Super Clean Bathrooms! They are cleaned multiple times per day. Great...

Thank AKHenning
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The campground was beautiful with all of the trees and the lake. We were a bit surprised by our site as it was filled with roots and rocks leaving very little flat ground. However, we will definitely choose it again when we go back to Maine. The bathrooms were extremely clean!

1Thank Jeparks
Hong Kong
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Tent camping next to the sound was amazing. The basic amenities Makes for an easy getaway weekend in the NE, without the need to own much more than a tent and sleeping bags. Bathrooms were clean, and water was hot.

Thank AdamHongKong
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Very well maintained campground so near Acadia National Park. Lots of wooded and waterfront campsites. Small size of campsites limited to smaller campers and tents. Lots of tent camping sites, our was on the water with fabulous views.

Thank Hav2be
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This campground is awesome. It's better than the National Park sites. There are a lot of great sites on the water. There are a lot of great wooded sites. The bathrooms are modern. The water taps are plentiful. The views of the water sublime. It's one of the better campgrounds I've seen that I can drive into. Negatives - the...

Thank Jason M

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Since 1958, Mount Desert Campground has been providing clean and quiet grounds for campers to enjoy! While you won't find frills and gimmicks here, you will find beautiful wooded sites located along the salt water shore of Somes Sound. We take great pride in ensuring our camper's stay is a pleasant one, which is why we also provide the most up-to-date facilities. For more information, please contact us today or visit our website for more details! ... more   less 

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Address: 516 Sound Dr, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660-6618
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Mount Desert
Number of rooms: 163
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“If you bring an inflatable mattress make sure your pump is battery operated”
 of 5 bubbles 294julianv, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“"A" sites are water side, but probably book fast! Gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles kmjm10, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The water views are the best!”
 of 5 bubbles 5inwayland, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose the Waterfront!”
 of 5 bubbles AdamHongKong, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Book early as possible especially into the season. check out the website”
 of 5 bubbles Hav2be, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
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