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Smuggler's Den Campground

P.O. Box 787, Rte. 102, 20 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679
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Alvechurch, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights in our RV. We arrived late, but they left directions to our pitch on the door, and we then checked in the following morning. It looked like you could also just turn up and do the same... Maybe because it was the end of the season? The campground was still quite busy, but it... More 

Thank Laura L
Enola, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This campground has to been the cleanest campground I have ever stayed at . Dog friendly ,but a problem with the dogs . minimal lighting around the grounds ,so you still feel like your camping ! . The water at the hook up tasted like spring water , the cleanest bathrooms of any campground I've ever stayed and the quietest... More 

Thank John F
Orlando, Florida
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52 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

RV park bordering one side of Acadia national park..20 minute drive from the main entrance. Very convenient with all the amenities: cable..Wi-Fi...full hook ups...concrete slabs for those who wish or cheaper under the trees parking. Cabins available too but we parked under the trees. We're very appreciative that they're open when everyone else is closed...right at the peak of the... More 

Thank davida70
Lake Tranquility
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147 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Yes, you can go home again and that is just what it feels like very time we return to Smugglers Den. Rain and Tod welcome us like family and we feel very at home here. The tent sites are wooded and very large; they range from rustic to having both water and electricity. Both open and wooded RV sites are... More 

Thank blackcat06
Holly, Michigan
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Clean and quiet campground. Lots of trees makes all the sites very cozy. Very friendly staff. We had trouble hooking up the Cable Tv and Todd helped us solve the problem even though it was a problem with our motorhome. He even drove to the hardware store for a part! Very grateful!!

Thank Diazai
Bar Harbor
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

My wife the twins and I stayed at Smuggler's Den Campground right after school got out. The staff was very helpful and the camp sites were very nice and easy to setup our camper. The kids enjoyed the playground and loved the pool! I would recommend this place to everyone!

Thank Craftsmen
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100 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Clean, quiet campground located away from the congestion of Bar Harbor. We tent camped here and really enjoyed it. Although we had camping neighbors, we still had some privacy and quiet. Bathrooms were clean and functional and they have a nice outdoor pool. Campground is on free Mt. Explorer route and close to SW Harbor and other attractions like Echo... More 

Thank Skierz
Portland, Maine
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My boyfriend and I just returned from a long weekend away to Acadia. As a local to southern ME I dread tourist season and everything it brings along with it... However, I too want to enjoy this beautiful state I live in. We picked Smugglers Den for the location. Deemed the "quiet side" of Mt. Desert Island, it's just that.... More 

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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

we stayed here for a few days on a premium RV site. they have poured concrete to make setup super easy. sites are a bit open and you feel like you are in the field. not many private sites if thats what you are looking for. Downtown Bar Harbor is 20-25 minutes away. It is very clean and extremely quiet.... More 

Thank Stephanie L
Alpine, Wyoming
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We loved it The playground was great, hiking trails close by, and easy access to food. The staff let us borrow a couple of hiking guides and were helpful answering our questions. Lobsters for sale were an added bonus!

Thank CMitkovksa
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