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Blackwoods Campground

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Route 3, five miles south of Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park, ME
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Blackwoods Campground
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pensacola, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent a week at Blackwoods CG while visiting Acadia and wish I could have stayed for another week. In my opinion this CG is ideally situated in the heart of Acadia where you have easy access to hiking trails, ocean cliffs, Bar Harbor and the park's shuttle service, which will easily take you anywhere on Mt. Desert Island. The Park... More

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very shaded, mossy well maintained gorgeous, with trails to all that Acadia has to offer. We loved our seven nights here. Pay showers outside of the park, but at only 20 dollars a night to camp, we could splurge for a long shower.

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West Nyack, Ny
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Overall we had a great experience at Blackwoods Campground and a AMAZING time at Acadia. I am not a avid camper. We (myself, husband & daughters of 10 & 11yrs) go camping about once a year. This was my first experience camping without water & electric and with children. That said, if you are like me, this is what I... More

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Haughton, Louisiana, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at ANP for 3 days/2nights. Our spot #A43 was about a 2-3" walk to the free shuttle that brought us to all major sites in park and also into Bar Harbor-LOVED it! Very shady campground that is only a 10" walk to the ocean via a beautiful walking trail (ate breakfast there 1st morning). We met people from all... More

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Louisiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Site was an acceptable size... not too close to our neighbors but you could hear everyone's voices in the sites closest to you. The park is very clear about their rules and expectations. We did receive one notification that we needed to move our clothes line though. Everything needs to be on the gravel pad and you're not to step... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time camper, really enjoyed Blackwoods. Staff was accessible and willing to provide info and the campgrounds/ surrounding national park. Campgrounds were in prime location to reach some of the most sought after hikes at Acadia. In particular Cadillac Mountain. The grounds itself were clean and quiet. Bar Harbor was a quick drive away as well. Awesome experience, go!

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Denville, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

FUN FACT: Did you know that Blackwoods Campground was located in a Library, located within a Hospital, located within a monastery? Neither did we, but apparently it's forbidden to so much as fart louder than a whisper here else draw the wrath of the sound police/park rangers. I get it. It's outdoors and the camp sites are located close to... More

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Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Site was Clean and large. Very little noise from the neighbors and a great view form the cliffs. Could use hot water and showers. The staff was very friendly and loved to help with whatever you needed. The option with the amphitheater is a good option to have.

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West Orange, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tent camped in the Blackwoods camping area for 4 days in late July. Pros: - Nice restroom facilities - they seem to have been recently renovated and were very well maintained. - Reasonably priced at $20/night + $20 for a weekly park vehicle pass. - Located within Acadia National Park for easy access to all that the park has... More

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New Haven, CT
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The good: ACCESS by car - This campground is a reasonable drive from Bar Harbor and other towns on Mount Desert Island. You can cut over from Otter Creek Road after the coastal portion of the Park Loop Road and save yourself quite a bit of time! ACCESS by bus - You can take the Island Explorer Route 3 (Blackwoods/Sand... More

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Address: Route 3, five miles south of Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park, ME
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Acadia National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Blackwoods Campground Hotel Acadia National Park
Blackwoods Campground Acadia National Park, Maine

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