A people-friendly and pet-friendly campground with super clean facilities
on the 'Quiet Side' of Mount Desert Island
NOTE:On Friday, May 1st, at 12:00 Noon, the Reservation Desk will close for the move north to Bass Harbor, ME. It will re-open on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at approximately Noon.
NOTE:Before we will be able to Re-open in Bass Harbor, the computers and phones must be working as well as having an Internet Connection and all the Items shipped from our Winter Reservation Desk location. Please be patient as we make this necessary move to Bass Harbor Campground.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Campground will OPEN in early May
and will be Open
until Oct. 30, 2015
Reservations are Suggested!
We Fill Up Early!
to make a Reservation.
(If no one answers, leave a message
and a call-back number.
We will return your call.)
NOTE: No Reservations taken by email.
to come camp with us during the "Value Season" and
enjoy a 50% discount off our low "Value Season" rates.
* National Guard and Reserve with orders are also included.
Hauling insect-infested firewood from home dramatically speeds up the spread of invasive insects that harm our forests. An invasive insect population
might spread a few miles on its own in a single year. But moving infested wood can spread the same pest hundreds of miles in a single day.
Be Sure to Check the Rates
and Reservation Policy for 2013
Click for More Information!
Free Shuttle Bus from the Campground
to Mount Desert Island Attractions!
Late June through Columbus Day
Current Weather Conditions
at Bass Harbor
The Carsey family welcomes you
to a Downeast camping experience. Our campground
is on the "quiet side" of Mount Desert Island and only a 10 minute
walk from Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse. Each of the 120 shady
or wooded sites has a Fire-ring and Picnic Table.
Skateboards NOT Permitted
in the Campground!
Harbor Seals are common visitors
to our harbors.
There's great viewing
Bring Your Telescope!
By Appointment: Swim Lessons by Former
U.S. Swimming Coach and Swim School Owner.
One lesson free, additional lessons private:
$15 each.Five total lessons $50.
Group lessons $7 each swimmer, minimum 3 swimmers.
can be arranged during your stay.
Contact the Office for details.
Public Golf Courses
Acadia National Park
Visit our Friends at
P.O. Box 122
342 Harbor Drive ~ Route 102A
Bass Harbor, ME 04653
44° 13.833 N 68° 20.329 W
207-244-5857 ~ Fax 207-244-9316