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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Windham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

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Alpine, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

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Winnemucca, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible RV Park! Incredible staff! We're here in Peak season, two weeks. You get what you pay for in most cases. We have a 37/ft 5th wheel. Barb is the best, night manager. Since my review must be 200 characters, OUTSTANDING!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment my wife and I arrived, we were thrilled with the campground. The staff was pleasent and welcoming, our site was shaded and large, the cable connection was good and the Wifi was adequate ( slow during the busy time, as most capsites ), but most of all the location was great. The entrance to Echo Lake was... More 

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Cambridgeshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the family here for five nights and had a blast. We were in a tent and chose a site across from the playground and open field, both of which we used extensively. We swam a bunch too in the small little pool. The laundry was over priced at 2.50 to wash but I guess that is what you're expected... More 

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Northern NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, clean, well run campground with large sites. About 15-20 minutes to downtown Bar Harbor. Only 1 mile to Southwest Harbor. Shuttle service seems to run pretty regularly but we didn't use it. Everything was very clean. From planning and booking to check in, the staff was very efficient and helpful. We had 6 families in our group. They were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked Smuggler's Den Campground sight unseen on the internet because we wanted to stay at a campground on or very close to Acadia National Park and they sure are! Smuggler's Den is in Southwest Harbor -- The Quiet Side of Acadia. A great location just a mile from Echo Lake and Long Pond. We are full-time Motor Home people... More 

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Troy, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was our first camping experience and it turned out to be lots of fun. The shop at the campground is open till 10 pm and makes life easier. The restroom was clean. Laundry room was also there. Each site has its own fire pit, however, there is no grill over the fire pit for cooking. So bring your own... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We rented a deluxe cabin and they had everything we needed. Beautiful view, full bathroom, full kitchen, 4 beds, a TV, a grill, and a fire pit. What more could you ask for?? The cabins were VERY close together but we went early enough in the season that we didn't have neighbors most of the time. The staff was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We are very impressed with the campground! Definitely the nicest site of all the campgrounds we have stayed in. We are camping in a travel trailer with our two golden retrievers. The site is very spacious, and quiet. Everything is very well maintained, has really nice playground and heated pool. We love being able to walk right into Acadia. The... More 

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