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Hermit Island

6 Hermit Island Rd, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4824
+1 207-443-2101
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Best camp grounds in New England

Scenic, extremely private with camp sites set aside by natural topography. Ocean beaches on... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
Daniel B
Phippsburg, Maine
Love the Beach

This is a great beach to take friends and family. There are always a lot of shells to see and find... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2016
Heidi F
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6 Hermit Island Rd, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4824
+1 207-443-2101
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Scenic, extremely private with camp sites set aside by natural topography. Ocean beaches on property, camp sites on the water. Near famous Popham Beach. Close by to beautiful mid coast Maine.

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is a great beach to take friends and family. There are always a lot of shells to see and find and if you're lucky, you might find a sand dollar. They have a snack shack which is great for the kids and the facilities...More

Thank Heidi F
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Stayed for three nights with three children in the third week of August. Used to visit Hermit Island Campground when I was a kid and have fond memories. My recent stay was not a disappointment. The campground does not allow hard top campers so we...More

1  Thank Sara R
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Wecame here to go swimming. Nice beach and only $8 for a vehicle. Fair price for a family to swim. They could however comb their beach for seaweed. Though it was still a nice place to swim.

Thank upstategirl38
Reviewed August 17, 2016

I loved it. It was my first time camping and it went great - that is up until the small microburst hit and knocked out the power. I was heading out anyway. The sites are clean, the bathrooms and showers are clean, the campers are...More

1  Thank msmo4461
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

If you can reserve an oceanfront site this campground cannot be matched. But there are only a dozen or so - and you reserve about 6 months in advance...so not likely. We'll likely return in the off season but don't think we'd go in July...More

1  Thank JacqB510
Reviewed June 16, 2016

The sites are nice. Not all have ocean views but never the less it is truly a beautiful place. The kelp shed can be a welcome respite if it rains.

Thank Ted572
Reviewed May 11, 2016

A Nice place where I enjoy to go for some time now for Sea kayaking. The camp offer some nice sites close to the water. There are also trail if you prefer walking along the shore.

Thank EricMa3520
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Cant use credit/debit cards. Website is useless for making reservations. So you try to call and all you get is the busy signal for 2 hours!! Either get more phone lines or catch up with the times so people can make reservations on your website.

13  Thank Tim N
Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I take a birthday weekend trip every year. We wanted something nearby & we enjoy camping so we looked online at the best Maine camping locations and found this @ the top of the list, it was about 2.5 hours away. When...More

4  Thank miss_snowie
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from flourlady | Reviewed this property |
I had no issues with the bathrooms. I was concerned that the "out houses" would be stinky... but the weren't at all.
June 25, 2017|
Response from Holly R | Reviewed this property |
We just left Hermit Island after a 2-night weekend stay. I read the other traveler's review regarding the ticks. We drove to Sailboat Beach (different than Sand Dollar) and didn't experience any ticks. But we did, however... More
Emily G
September 21, 2015|
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Response from beachbons | Reviewed this property |
I was told by one of the campground managers that after labor day you can pull up to the gate at 8 am go into the campground find a site you like put a piece of luggage or such on the picnic table to claim your site then go... More