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“south branch”(7 reviews)
“pit toilets”(2 reviews)
“no electricity”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

We stayed at one of the lean-tos at Lower South Branch Pond. The quietest place I've ever been. The rangers stressed keeping all food packed away in the car. They didn't even want crumbs on the ground. I think mostly to prevent a mouse and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank LakeCabinGirl
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

If you have dogs, do not go camping at this campground!! My family went camping here with our 2 dogs and were harassed the entire time because another camper made a false accusation about our dog being off her leash (which she was not.) We...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

I'm sure the park is lovely, but I am so thoroughly disappointed by Baxter's customer service. I had reservations for Memorial Day weekend, and was told by the park service up front that they may not be open, if so I would get a 100%...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Natalie P
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Got lucky and grabbed a last-minute tent site at South Branch. This turned out to be a great place to camp in our express tour through Baxter. The ranger was very knowledgeable and I apologized profusely for bringing in some firewood we had left over...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Josh H
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We had reserved in advance to ensure we had a site & parking spot as they fill up very quickly. One benefit to booking a campground site is it also reserves a spot if you are planning to hike Mount Katahdin. We had a walk-in...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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$16 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Baxter State Park Campgrounds Hotel Millinocket
Baxter State Park Campgrounds Millinocket, Maine
United States > Maine > Millinocket
Traveler (26)
Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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John D
August 17, 2014|
Response from Jeannie P | Reviewed this property |
There are no facilities- just out houses.
August 11, 2014|
Response from Jeannie P | Reviewed this property |
you can not take RV's in to the park- the roads are not suitable.
Room Tips
"Tent site #21 at South Branch was good."
Oct 10, 2017
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"Sites suitable for people camping together -- 4 and 5, 6 and 7, 21 and 22. Sites with the most privacy were..."
Aug 15, 2016
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"Check # of rooms in cabins."
Sep 17, 2015
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"Lean to's 1 thru 7 are on the shoreline of the pond."
Sep 4, 2012
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