Update 7/3/2024: We have enjoyed spectacular weather this season. Come camp with us!
campsite close to the water

Mount Desert Campground 2024 Rates & Policies

Our rates are based on two adults and up to two accompanying children under 21 years old.   Weather permitting, the campground is open Memorial Day weekend until Columbus Day.  

We do not allow dogs during Peak Season.  Dogs are allowed in the Off Season.

  All rates subject to 9% Maine lodging tax

 No Septic Dump Station

 

2024 oFF SEASON RATES

 

May 23 - June 21

 

&

 

September 3 - October 15

 

Check in time: 1:00 pm  -  Check out time: 11:00 am

 

NO ARRIVALS AFTER 11:00 pm

 

 

2024 pEAK SEASON RATES

 

June 22 - September 2

 

No Dogs Allowed During Peak Season

 

 

Check in time: 1:00 pm  -  Check out time: 11:00 am

 

NO ARRIVALS AFTER 11:00 pm

ADD-ONS PER NIGHT

* You must call us if your plans change and you intend to bring more people than you originally reserved for.  We have strict site occupancy limitations and we may or may not be able to accommodate your request.

additional child

$2
/PER NIGHT

additional adult

$7
/PER NIGHT

1 EXTRA ADULT ALLOWED

additional vehicle

$5
/PER NIGHT PARKED AT OFFICE LOT


Campground Policies

 

Rules:

The complete list of rules will be handed to you at check in.

  • Quiet Hours are strictly enforced 10:00pm until 7:00am.
  • NO DOGS allowed during Peak Season.  Please see above or our FAQ page for specifics.

  • No RVs/Trailers longer than 20 feet

  • A maximum of 3 adults per site (21 and older). Two couples or two families require two sites

  • Only one vehicle per site.  Bringing a second vehicle?  The charge is $5 per night and it must be left at the office parking lot.

  • No drones.

  • Transferring your campsite reservation to another party is prohibited.

Cancellation Policy:

If you cancel up to 2 weeks before your scheduled arrival, you will be refunded HALF of your deposit*.

If you cancel less than 2 weeks before your confirmed arrival date, you will forfeit your deposit*.

* Holiday Weekends: the balance of your camping fee will be charged 2 weeks before your arrival and it is non-refundable.  i.e. payment due in full, no refunds for rain, illness, etc.

* Failure to notify us of a cancellation within 48 hours of arrival will result in a charge of your first night's stay plus forfeiture of your deposit.

 

Deposit Requirements:

50% of camping fee due at booking.

The balance of your camping fee is payable upon your arrival, except holiday weekends where all balances will be charged in full at least 2 weeks before your arrival date.

Your deposit will be forfeited if you do not register for the number of nights that you requested and for which we confirmed.

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 our second time at this campground - just a quick stop this time - it is beautiful! The sites are spaced out with trees between neighbors so that there is no feeling of crowding, just of nature. We had a platform for our tent again with this trip and loved… read more

happy camper Gillian C.
New Hampshire

What a great experience camping at Mount Desert Campground proved to be. The sites are top notch as are the facilities and the entire staff. My area was maintained primarily by Mathew Orr. He, his wife and boys were all tremendous hosts, ambassadors and neighbors.… read more

happy camper Bob T.
Scituate, Massachusetts

This campground is awesome. It's better than the National Park sites. There are a lot of great sites on the water. There are a lot of great wooded sites. The bathrooms are modern. The water taps are plentiful. The views of the water sublime. It's one of the better… read more

happy camper Jason M.
Boston, MA