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South Arm Campground

62 Kennett Dr, PO Box 310, Andover, ME 04216
South Arm Campground
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Camp has lake frontage on 3 sides so lots of big lovely sites. Sandy swimming area, kayak/canoe rentals, sm. general store. Folks are friendly & helpful when I had to take tent down alone one morning after dropping husband on Appalachian Trail which is 3 mile down road. Quiet & folks follow rules about dogs/kids.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is by far the quietest campground we have ever stayed at. The other campers were very considerate of each other and there was very little noise once the sun went down. Bathrooms were clean, the camp store had just the right items to replace what we had forgotten and the daily baked goods were, well, good. Wildlife sightings included... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We are big fans of Bob and Dottie Thompson and have loved staying at South Arm- great location, and a great little selection of t-shirts and home-baked goodies. We are looking forward to our next trip!

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Northern New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Over the past two years South Arm has worked with us and returned us to the site we'd been on for many years, during the same time frame. Thank you, South Arm. While not all of our friends have returned, the 3 families who have are once again enjoying Richardson Lake, the Rapid River (especially, the flyfishermen in our group),... More 

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

My family has been camping at South Arm for 15 years: 4 years in the campground; last 11 years at a remote site. We bring a large group of friends - averaging 8 adults and 7 kids. I cannot say enough about the beauty of Lower Richardson Lake. On our remote sites, we've had moose stop by for a visit,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

My friend and I rented a boat from the marina and spent 3 nights on the lake. We camped at black cat brook which is about 4 miles up the lake. The site was decent...the east side of the lake looked like it has sandy beaches but the west side, where we camped, was very rocky. Overall great camping experience.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Bathrooms were clean and hot showers were free! However, I found the website to be misleading. Listed under activities, it says take a sunset cruise to see moose etc. Apparently, there are only cruises on Friday nights. It also says under the facilities section that there is a general store and bakery. The store is very sparse and there are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

I am always googling, remote RV sites, as I hate being cramped closely to others and want to enjoy nature as much as possible, but I love using my little Heartland MPG at the same time. South Arm had it all, great hookup with lakefront access. So beautiful, peacful and quiet. We got a site on the cove side which... More 

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Lincoln, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011

We had a great time on our annual camping trip to South Arm once again. The campground is rustic and quaint, just the way we like it. We camp every August, our week does move slightly on the calendar due to the calendar changing every year. As always we especially enjoy the tasty baked goods in the store and getting... More 

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South Portland, Maine, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011

I have been camping at this campground for about 18 years with my extended family on 5 sites that they have been renting for about 25 years. The latest owner who just took over about 4 years ago has been shifting weeks every other year it seems and we have been shifted to an earlier week than we desire (I... More 

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