Update 8/6/20: We are operating at 60% capacity for 2020. We are heavily reserved through Labor Day weekend. Reservation availability results are 100% accurate and updated in real time.
campsite with hammock overlooking the water

Mount Desert Campground Reservations

You may camp with us without documentation if you reside in ME, NH, VT, CT, NJ or NY.

Read our cancellation policy carefully before booking.  If, for ANY reason, you cancel within two weeks of your scheduled arrival, your deposit is non-refundable.

If you reside somewhere other than the above states, you may camp with us provided you fill out the Maine Certificate of Compliance assuring that you have received a negative C19 test within 72 hours prior to arrival in Maine OR you have completed a 14 day quarantine somewhere in Maine.  We are requiring proof of your negative test under line 6 of the compliance form if you did not quarantine.

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NO DOGS allowed until September 7.

No RVs or trailers over 20'.  We have no septic dump station.

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

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… read more

happy camper Bob T.
Scituate, Massachusetts

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… read more

happy camper Jeannie F.

My wife and I just spent two weeks at Mount Desert Campground and it is the nicest campground we have ever stayed at. The tent platform provided for easy set up of our tent and drained well in the rain. We had a beautiful view of Somes Sound from our campsite… read more

happy camper Dan B.