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Mount Desert Campground

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Woodstock, CT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mount Desert Campground provides spacious, clean, wooded sites, many with platforms for one's tent, and convenient access into the Park and other local areas of interest. The bathrooms were new and very clean. The Gathering Place is great for coffee and a pastry from a local bakery, then ice cream in the evening. We are used to more primitive camping... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few campgrounds in which you can't usually see your neighbors. The platforms scattered throughout the grounds allow your tent to be pitched over rough ground, allowing for some really cool sites. The bathrooms are very clean and I never had to wait for a shower. The kayak rental is easy, and being right on the water is... More 

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bedord hills, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family loved this clean and serene campground with a charming little gathering place that sells baked goods in the mornings and ice cream in the evenings. There is a brand new bathroom (A-1). We enjoyed kayaking and paddle boarding in the sound - even though it's the ocean, the sound is peaceful and even our 7-year old could kayak... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Camped here for 5 days in early July. What a great location. Very convenient to whole island and all it has to offer. Campground is well maintained but rustic. We used bathhouse C which was fairly new and well cared for. There are pay showers, but very reasonable and worth the hot water. Kids will love crabbing in sound on... More 

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Glenville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay at Mount Desert Campground! Our site was large, and the wooden platform for your tent was really a bonus. The view was unbeatable. Bathhouse was clean and newly updated. We enjoyed the Gathering place which has free wifi and plenty of charging locations for your gadgets if you are at a tent only site. The Gathering... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful site (even though it was not waterfront - if you have that option, grab one!)! Facilities were super clean. The Gathering Place (the camp store) was a great place to start the day for coffee, local bakery goodies and wi-fi. The floats provided wonderful water access on the sound. Kayak reveal (at camp office) was a great deal and... More 

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massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is the third time we have stayed here in 20 years. It hasn't lost any of its charm. The sites are spacious and wooded. The facilities are immaculately clean. Its quiet and family oriented. There is a nature trail with loads of wild blueberries and the access to Somes sound is great for kayaking. Because so many of the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We have been to Blackwoods and Seawall but this campground is far superior. Immaculately clean, beautiful, larger sites, and ice cream every evening! Extremely quiet and peaceful, in a gorgeous setting. Right on Somes Sound so perfect for bringing your kayak. We will be back!

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

In order to make this review meaningful here is the summary and my mad ramblings below: Clean, friendly, family, loved it, going again, and THANK YOU Mount Desert Campground staff for being just awesome without being intrusive. You have made this a vacation that we will treasure for the rest of our lives. Full review: Me being the social miscreant,... More 

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Gettysburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We stayed here with our 3 kids and our whole family loved it!!!! The campground was very clean and so were the bathrooms. There was crab fishing, paddle boarding, and they had kayak and canoe rentals. The camp sites were very nice and surrounded with trees, some sites even overlooked a sound!!! I would definitely recommend this campsite.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1958, Mount Desert Campground has been providing clean and quiet grounds for campers to enjoy! While you won't find frills and gimmicks here, you will find beautiful wooded sites located along the salt water shore of Somes Sound. We take great pride in ensuring our camper's stay is a pleasant one, which is why we also provide the most up-to-date facilities. For more information, please contact us today or visit our website for more details! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mount Desert Campground

Address: 516 Sound Dr, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660-6618
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Mount Desert
Number of rooms: 163
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