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Blackwoods Campground

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing - stunning park, great trails, bring your bike for the carriage paths and use the free bus system to get around, get up to Cadillac Mountain (no bus to that spot). Know before you go - the campground has flush toilets in well placed modern AND VERY CLEAN buildings but no hot water and the button for the cold... More 

Thank Jet_Lag_Tom
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The bathrooms at this campground were cleaner than some restaurants we have been to. Everything was very well maintained. We were in the B loop, which does not have any large RV sites- it is mostly tent campers. There were a few loud groups but overall quiet and peaceful. Very nice!

Thank Teresa M
Gorham, New Hampshire, United States
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a sweet little gem of a campground. The sites are compact but this allows for more sites in a popular park. Despite their smallness they feel rather large and are well spaced and I didn't feel like I was on top of folks despite the campground being full each night we were there. The gravel can be a... More 

Thank Sarah C
hudson valley
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

while the setting of acadia on the beautiful coast of maine may rate as one of the top scenic places on the east coast, this national park is a zoo. not from an organizational standpoint however, the rangers are great, friendly and professional, the grounds tidy and and the free shuttles dependable - bathrooms clean, water potable. there are just... More 

Thank saltpointpup
Boston, Massachusetts
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are choosing between the two main campgrounds at Acadia, you are essentially choosing between location and the campground itself. Blackwoods is PERFECTLY located to explore the main parts of Acadia and Bar Harbor. The drive to town is only about 10 minutes and it's quite close to several entrances to the Loop Road. It's got a small store... More 

Thank Fferffee
Salem, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice sites, with picnic table, fire pit and space for a tent, modern bathrooms that are well maintained (although not perfect). No showers at the campground but an entrepreneur down the street has some ($2), and there's a nearby store with the stuff you forgot. I don't know whether this is a pro or a con: No wifi, no service... More 

Thank Jim-from-Salem
Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want get away from everything and hike one of the best trails in Acadia national park, this place is perfect for you. We stayed in the B loop, which leads directly to the south ridge trail of the crown jewel of the park, Cadillac Mountain. Watch the stars clearly, or hit the nearby beach. This is your ideal... More 

Palatka, FL
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70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about Acadia National Park was fantastic! I knew the reviews had told us so but seeing it in person was soul changing! Camping at Blackwoods was just the cherry on top. Check- in with the Rangers was easy and informative, finding our campsite was quick and getting a basic layout of the grounds all took very little time or... More 

Thank gogators52
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tent camping in the National Park over Labor Day weekend.... We lucked out with Beautiful weather. Campground was full yet did not seem crowded. Basic bathrooms-no hot water. Some sites are pretty close together but most campers are respectful of keeping quiet hours. Showers just outside of the campground were fine. Four minutes for $2. We were in A loop... More 

Thank nancy b
Midlothian, Virginia
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOVED this campground, sites are far enough apart, loved all the trees the short walk straight to the ROCKY CLIFFS........for sunrise photos and moonrise awesomeness. got great photos. the shuttle for the whole part is just around the corner literally 2 minutes from our site..............wonderful way to see the park and NOT use your car at all... even takes you... More 

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Year-round campgrounds at Acadia National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blackwoods Campground

Address: Route 3, five miles south of Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Acadia National Park
Price Range: $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 306
Also Known As:
Blackwoods Campground Hotel Acadia National Park
Blackwoods Campground Acadia National Park, Maine
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