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Mount Desert Campground

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About This Campground

Mount Desert Campground is located in the heart of world famous Mount Desert Island. Just minutes from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Spend your day sightseeing and shopping around the many local towns, rent a bike, sail on a schooner, go rock climbing in Acadia, or spend your afternoon at…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites


32 Reviews of Mount Desert Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Patrick W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2022

Great place near Acadia

Wonderful spot right on the water. Super close to Bar Harbor an Acadia.

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Month of VisitJuly
PThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 6, 2022

Small family operated campground

We reserved a site with a water view (all the waterfront tent sites were already reserved). The tent platform was nice (they provided the nails for anchoring the tent corners. By using platforms, they have allowed many more tent sites where terrain would have made it impossible. Our site had…

  • site includes picnic table and fire pit.  wood available for purchase.
  • waterview
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Month of VisitJuly
Benjamin A.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2022

Quiet and spacious

Super nice campground with plenty of space between sites. We had a site with water and electric hookups right along the water of Somes Sound. Our site had a deck, picnic table, and fire ring. Short drives to all the Acadia national park attractions and trails. Bathrooms were very clean. Check in…

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Month of VisitJuly


Mount Desert Campground is located in Maine


Mount Desert Campground is located in the heart of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park on Route 198. When you reach the entrance to Mount Desert Island, stay to the right side of the fork (Rt. 102/198) and continue for 5 miles. You will come to a set of lights at the junction of Rt. 102 and Rt. 198. Take a left onto Rt. 198 aka "Sound Drive," continue for half a mile and you will see our sign on the right. 8 miles from Bar Harbor 5 miles from Northeast Harbor 5 miles from Southwest Harbor


44.3665767 N
68.3196879 W

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