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Mount Desert Campground

516 Sound Drive, Mount Desert, ME 04660
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Mount Desert Campground
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the best camping experiences that my husband and I have had. Many campgrounds cater to RVs with only a few sites allocated to tents. This campgound is mostly for tents, complete with wooden platforms, along with sites for popups and a few smaller RVs. There are flush toilets, hot and cold water and showers (pay) located... More

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Santa Fe, NM
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for an impromptu one-night camping experience. When we arrived (on a weeknight), we drove around (very confusing one way roads) to find a spot. We chose a wooded spot near the dock, because we wanted to swim. Our spot (C32) could get wet if it's rainy, but it was fine when we were there. The dock is... More

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Tampa, Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
17 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved my stay at Mount Desert Campground! We booked our sea-side campsite a month in advance and had fabulous experience. (However we had our vacation the week BEFORE the busy season and we were told that things get very busy in July.) The bathrooms were clean, there was never a line for the shower, there was a cabin where... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from four nights at Mount Desert Campground. My only regret was not reserving a water-front tent platform. (We were in a camper.) Each site is s spacious and decently separated from your neighbor. It's quiet and exceptionally clean. The staff is friendly and helpful with day trip ideas. They have kayak and canoe rentals... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We planned a trip to Acadia campground, but the Govt shut us out. We found this campground, and it was great! Platform to pitch tents on, water view, clean bath houses. Only downside was traffic noise.

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south of Boston
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Best parts: clean bathrooms, cinnamon buns, water view site, sites not all cramped together, friendly staff, close to all our favorite activities, real campfires allowed (s'mores!), can't beat the price, well-kept...I could go on. We've been here every year for 3 years. Will be back next year....and probably many more.

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Endwell, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Loved this place. Nestled against the top of Somme's Sound, this campground has everything. Secluded campsites, campsites on the water, sites with tent platforms, electricity, water, hot showers. Personally i don't need all the amenities, so we could take it or leave it on the water and electricity but this is a well maintained, family run campsite that was open... More

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Paoli, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Beautiful location, nice sites, clean bathrooms and a helpful staff. My two sons loved going crabbing on their doc. We also brought our canoe and had a great time exploring the inlet. In the middle of everything on Mt. Desert Island. We ate at a different lobster pound each night.

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We traveled as 2 families in mid-September. The positives: very quiet campground, clean sites, very clean bathrooms, bathrooms convenently located throughout the campground so that there was not 1 heavily used spot that was noisy or smelly, water at many sites, convenient to Acadia and Bar Harbor. The not-so-great: many sites are A LOT closer together than the map makes... More

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Cape Elizabeth, ME
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights over Labor Day weekend for the first time with another family who we camp with every year (kids ages 8-11). We had a wonderful time, both at the campground (the kids LOVED catching crabs and swimming off the dock) and exploring Acadia. Like others have said, it goes silent even before 10 pm...we were... More

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Address: 516 Sound Drive, Mount Desert, ME 04660
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert

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