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Lobster Buoy Campsites

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280 Waterman Beach Road, South Thomaston, South Thomaston, ME 04858
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norway, Maine
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94 reviews 94 reviews
39 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Our friends had been going to the campground for years and told us it was a hidden gem... Now we understand! We spent 3 nights/4 days at the campground - not long enough! We were with another couple and we had two tents, two easy-ups and our gear & we stayed on a double lot #7/#7. The lot was a... More 

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South Royalton, Vermont
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Great campground,clean well kept bathhouse,propane on demand waterheater for 50 cents works well.Office staff is knowledgeable and very helpful. Some tent sites have water and electric.Good swimming for the kids,,,the water seems to recede but then it comes back later,so that's ok.In the evening the light fades away but then in the morning it comes back so that is ok... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

If you are lucky to get an Oceanside site, its wonderful. The sites are open, and fairly close, with no barriers, but most campers are cool, and if you want to socialize, they know it, if not, they pretty much give a wave and smile, and move on. I have stayed at Lobster Buoy twice. Its really nice. Bathhouses are... More 

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Warrensburg, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We have stayed at Lobster Buoy campgrounds several times. I am a little sad we didn't make it this year. We camped on the shore of Watermans beach. We watched Lobster boats with our morning coffee.We watched the sunrise behind the Islands. If you don't like real camping this may not be the place for you.Maybe you should go to... More 

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Got lucky this year, site 12 opened up so we were able to be right on the ocean. Woke up to the sound of lobstermen pulling their traps. Picked up my kayak, walked down to ocean. Nothing's changed in the 7 years we've been coming here, even the same campers have been here over the 4th every year. My younger... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Been coming here since my kids were about 5, now they go by themselves. This place is extrememly well run, family operation. If you expect a santitized RV park, go somewhere else. No, you can't come and immediately dump your tanks. The campgrounds are clean and kept natural. You won't hear loud parties or bikers - Eleanor runs a tight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I visit Lobster Buoy every time I am in Maine for two reasons: (1) we have friends who stay there for the summer and (2) the place never changes over time. It is the same today as it was 20 years ago. Some may not be ready for this, but the proximity to the ocean makes this campground a very... More 

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Delaware, OH
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

When my daughter was a kid, she and I traveled on a vacation together every year. We had heard from friends about a magic little place called Lobsterbuoy Camp. We camped there first in about 1990, and returned there every year for years as my daughter grew up. We dug in the sand, let the little shrimp nibble our toes,... More 

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Tyngsboro, Ma
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

This is very basic lawn camping as close to the ocean as you can get. I was there for sea kayaking, and you can put in easily at the campsite. One of the days we woke up on a foggy morning with a solid wall of fog beginning right at the edge of the water. It burned off soon enough,... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

Location is incredible, just by the water with islands and calm, protected water. Showers require a quarter for 5 minutes of supposedly hot water. All I could get for 50 cents was terrible bursting noises and hardly enough trickling water for a fly to shower. My wife had the same experience on the other side, so that was not that... More 

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Address: 280 Waterman Beach Road, South Thomaston, South Thomaston, ME 04858
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > South Thomaston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Lobster Buoy Campsites Hotel South Thomaston
Lobster Buoy Campsites Maine/South Thomaston

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