campsite with hammock overlooking the water

Mount Desert Campground Reservations

Before you reserve . . .

Welcome!  Please read on to avoid frustration.

4 adults = 2 sites.  We do not allow doubling up on campsites.

No dogs July and August.

A $3.50 booking fee is added for the 24/7 reservation service.


 We accept reservations for a minimum of 3 nights . . . BUT we accept 1 or 2 night reservations when there are gaps between existing reservations on our grid.

No trailers or RVs over 20' before unfolding.

If you are a group of more than 3 sites, you need to call or email us as we have limited space for groups.

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Notice: We are nearly full until @ August 24 or 25 though there are some openings here and there.

Should online reservations come up short, please give us a call- we may able to find a site for you!


Office hours:

9 am - 5 pm daily

(207) 244-3710

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 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 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… read more

happy camper Jason M.
Boston, MA

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

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… read more

happy camper Gillian C.
New Hampshire