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Mount Desert Campground

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516 Sound Drive, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have traveled to Maine annually for years and have stayed at Blackwoods Campground in Acadia. Due to changing our dates from fall to summer this year, everywhere was booked, but the owners of MDCG replied to an email that I wrote and mentioned they had a cancelation and would be happy to accommodate us. One thing... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the most pristine campground I have ever been to We stayed at E30 site. Great because it was a little more secluded. The only difficulty would be you have to get up a small rocky slope. It is a wooded site away from the water. The sites with water views were a little more crowded and had more... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had site C13. The platform was large enough for our 10 X 14 ft. tent. The view from the site was lovely (because of the steep drop off, this particular site would not be good for young children). The campground was exceptionally quiet. The bathrooms were clean. My only complaint was that $1 for a 5 minute shower is... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back, been there around 11 times. It's a quiet campground. It's mainly for tents and features nice platforms, they only allow in so many pop-up trailers. It's very wooded, but less so along the ocean sites. Everyone that goes loves it and most are repeat customers.BEST PART: Super Clean Bathrooms! They are cleaned multiple times per day. Great... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The campground was beautiful with all of the trees and the lake. We were a bit surprised by our site as it was filled with roots and rocks leaving very little flat ground. However, we will definitely choose it again when we go back to Maine. The bathrooms were extremely clean!

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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 Drive, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Mount Desert
Number of rooms: 163
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