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Wild River Campground

4 Reviews

About This Campground

Visitors can enjoy a variety of recreation opportunities around the campground, including fishing in the Wild River, strolling along the easy grade of the Wild River Trail, or exploring the rugged Wild River Wilderness.

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite

Reviews

4 Reviews of Wild River Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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TThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2020

Pretty Mediocre

Based on the other reviews, I was pretty excited about this campground, but found myself pretty disappointed.

First, this campground is not exactly "on" the Wild River--it is probably 100 yards away through the forest, but I could barely hear the river from my campsite (one of the "riverside"…

  • Campsite 2 at Wild River.  Manager site visible in background
  • View of campsite 3 from campsite 2
  • View of manager campsite from campsite 2
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Sarah C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2020

Update/continuation to previous review

In an effort to help continue providing accurate and up to date information, I wanted to take a moment and write a second review for this campground (my last one was roughly 2 years ago). There is currently conflicting information regarding the operation status of this campground on the US Forest…

  • A short walk from the campground is the pristine Wild River
  • One of two sets of pit toilets. Very clean.
  • You have to walk up a few steps and down a gravel path to reach this site from the small parking area. You cannot drive up to this site.
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Paige B.
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2018

Off the beaten track, 12 tent sites steps away from the Wild River

Entrance for night is $18. Two sets of pit toilets (very clean), clean water for drinking. There is a camp host who has firewood available for $6 bundle.

  • Campground map courtesy of usda
  • section of AT we hiked from campground

Location

Wild River Campground is located in New Hampshire

Directions

This remote campground is located 5 miles down the gravel Wild River Road off Route 113, 3 miles South of Route 2 in Gilead, ME.  Route 113 is gated closed during the winter months.

Coordinates

44.30540848 N
71.06459018 W

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