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Best campgrounds in Maine

Explore the lush landscape and immerse yourself in the beautiful scenery this New England state has to offer year round at these incredible Maine campgrounds.

Pleasant Hill

This family friendly campground is perfect for amateur campers or those with young kids that want the outdoor experience without roughing it. Just minutes from shopping, golf courses and downtown Bangor, you’re never too far away from modern conveniences. Paved roads, Wi-Fi, electric hookups and more make this scenic space easy to maintain a work life as you explore the great outdoors. They even have hot showers and a laundry center!

Where: Bangor

Fee: $24-$42 daily


Hadley’s Point

Just moments away from Acadia National Park, this campground makes a home near a public beach. Relax near the water or pitch your own tent in the woods, where wildlife sightings are common. Clean bathrooms, internet access and a heated swimming pool keep this campground modern enough to be comfortable, but outdoorsy enough to get back in touch with nature.

Where: Bar Harbor

Fee: $25-$37


Meadowbrook Camping Area

Pitch a tent, bring your RV or rent a cottage at this fully upgraded campground right near Popham Beach. Spend the days on the sands on Popham, then relax by the campfire at night. The camping area even offers delicious Maine lobster dinners, caught daily by real Maine fishermen. Kids who don’t like shellfish can enjoy spaghetti or pizza at the rec hall.

Where: Phippsburg

Fee: $29-$41


Stetson Shores

Skip the modern amenities and head right for nature. At Stetson Shores, you can fish, kayak and paddle boat on Pleasant Lake, or take the family out for a fun game of basketball or volleyball at the campground’s sports facility. If the kids get restless, a stop by the playground is in order. Kick back and don’t worry about loud fellow campers. The site reserves quiet hours from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Where: Stetson

Fee: $26-$32 daily


River Run

Camp and canoe all in one place! The Parker family hosts this quiet campground, where you can set up a tent, then head out to the open waters for a bit of family exercise and fun on Saco River. This quaint campground packs a big punch when it comes to wholesome family fun.

Where: Brownfield

Fee: Varies


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