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Address: 6 Hermit Island Rd., Phippsburg, ME
Phone Number: 2074432101
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We LOVE Hermit Island Campground !!!

If you love camping you will love Hermit Island. The beach is beautiful, great walking hiking trails and if you have a boat the launch ramp is easy to use. the only reason I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Swanton, Vermont
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Hudson, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I camped here about 50 years ago with my family. I had to return. The campground has many restrictions. I can see why, because they probably don't want the campground to become a party place. However, it would been nice if our local friends could join us for a few hours. The campsite was ok as well as the bathrooms.... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This isn't glamping, but the beach and views are amazing, the people are friendly, and they steam your lobsters for you. My kids have grown up there.

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Plainville,Ma
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

What a beautiful place to camp.... simple and amazing. I saw my first deer up close and those crazy skunks love us. Very peaceful but tons of biting bugs. I would suggest spending more than 2 nights here and the red hiking trail is amazing.

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Swanton, Vermont
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you love camping you will love Hermit Island. The beach is beautiful, great walking hiking trails and if you have a boat the launch ramp is easy to use. the only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is after 3 days I really needed a hot shower. They have showers, but the water is COLD !!!... More 

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Maine
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great spot. Enjoyed the views and the campsites are nice. Getting there is pretty easy as well and Maine in the summer is the best.

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Brunswick, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

As someone who lives in Maine and has stayed at most of the campgrounds in the Midcoast area, I would avoid this place. The bugs are terrible, the staff is rude and the owner is an old man who apparently likes to harass everyone. We actually packed all of our gear up and left instead of staying overnight. Its a... More 

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

If you can't handle rustic camping, its not for you. But if you like simple camping, beautiful uncrowded beaches reserved just for campers, amazing sunsets, friendly people, both employees and other campers, being close to nature, exploring tide pools, and just getting away from life, come enjoy! We drive 4 hours to get there, and would be willing to drive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

No electrical outlets, no water, no sewage station, and even more improbable, no WIFI. Yet our vacation at Hermit Island was memorable. Replace the above-mentioned modern amenities with kayak rides around the island, ocean fishing, bike riding, campfires by the ocean and the mandatory few mosquitoes, and you have all the ingredients for an unforgettable vacation. I forgot: you can... More 

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new jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I first visited the island with a friend during college in 1976. As a 'City Boy', I had never been in a tent...Forget about sleeping in one.....We were on Joe's Head and the week was a wonderful experience. The next year my friend was unable to go due to a family emergency. ...So I came alone and stayed up on... More 

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Connecticut
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I'm honestly shocked that there is one negative review of Hermit Island. I've been camping on the island for years and have never had a single compliant. There are several "levels" of campsites ranging in price from ocean prime (right on the beach) to value (nestled in the woods). We have stayed on several spots scattered across the island and... More 

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