Update 5/20/2024: We open for the season at 9 am on Thursday, May 23!
mt desert campground

Mount Desert Campground

A unique and scenic campground on Mount Desert Island - waterfront & wooded sites

Make your reservation here!

We have no septic dump station.

No dogs allowed during peak season.

 

 

The office front desk opens for the season at 9 am on Thursday, May 23

Office Hours to reach us by phone:

Tuesday, May 21   9 - 12 noon

Thursday, May 23   1 pm -  4 pm

Starting Friday, May 24, we are available for phone calls 9 am to 4 pm daily.

Mount Desert Campground is located in the heart of Mount Desert Island, just minutes from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.  Spend your days hiking the mountain trails or biking on the 50+ miles of carriage roads.  Plenty of sightseeing and shopping and dining experiences around the many local towns such as Southwest Harbor and Northeast Harbor await you!  Sail on a schooner, go rock climbing in Acadia, or spend your afternoon at Sand Beach.  You can even rent a kayak right here at the campground and explore beautiful Somes Sound.

Campground Features Include:

 

tenting icon Tenting Sites

trailer icon Trailers & RV's (20 ft maximum)

shower icon Facilities with metered hot showers

fish hook icon Salt Water Fishing

swimmer icon Salt Water Swimming

canoe and paddle icon Kayak, Canoe & SUP Rentals

picnic table icon Picnic Tables & Firepits at Each Site

electrical plug icon Electric & Water Hookups

little shop icon Ice Cream, Coffee & Pastries

boat and ramp icon Launching Ramp

wireless signal icon Cellular service & WiFi

anchor icon Deepwater Moorings Available

See What Our Campers Are Saying

Don't take our word for it, view all our testimonials on Trip Advisor

This is one of our favorite campgrounds, ever! The waterfront campsites are breathtaking, the neighbors are respectful campers, and the grounds and facilities are meticulously maintained. Most sites have platforms for the tents, so set-up is easy. The staff are… read more

happy camper JC Mueller
Exeter, NH

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… read more

happy camper Benjy C.
Raleigh, North Carolina

Clean bathrooms and showers. Quiet. Spacious and private sites. Platforms are wonderful. The gathering place was great for wifi accessibility. The staff was very helpful. Close to Acadia. Awesome campground read more

happy camper Charissa Z.
Ashuelot, New Hampshire