Camping

Firewood Alert
Firewood brought in from other areas may contain non-native insect species that pose a serious threat to Acadia National Park's resources. Quarantines have been issued for some areas. Please leave your firewood at home. Firewood is available locally near both Blackwoods and Seawall Campgrounds. For more information, see the pest alert produced by the National Park Service.
 
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Campgrounds

 
Blackwoods Campsite
Blackwoods campsite.

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Blackwoods Campground

Located on Route 3 the campground is 5 miles (8 km) south of Bar Harbor. It is open all year, with the following restrictions:
  • May - October: Reservations recommended. Fee: $30 per site, per night.
  • April and November: Weather permitting, Fee: $15 (self-registration)
  • December - March: A limited number of campsites are available for primitive camping only in the off season at Blackwoods. During this time campers must obtain a camping permit from the dispatch at park headquarters (8am - 4:30 pm daily). Facilities are limited to a hand pump for water and a portable toilet. The campground entrance road is closed to automobiles during this time; campers are required to hike in from the campground entrance on Route 3. Campers must pack out all trash. Fee: Free. For more information, visit the Winter Camping page.
 
Tidepooling
Tidepooling.

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Seawall Campground
Located on Route 102A this campground is 4 miles (6 km) south of Southwest Harbor. It is open from late May to September 6th. Seawall Campground will be closing on September 5th, 2016 for renovations. Reservations are recommended.

Fee (per site, per night): $22 walk-in tent sites; $30 drive-up tent, camper, and motor home sites.

 
Hikers with Dog
Hikers with a dog.

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Schoodic Woods Campground
Located on the Schoodic Peninsula, this campground is 3 miles (5 km) southeast of Winter Harbor. It is open from late May until Columbus Day. Reservations are highly recommended.

Fee (per site, per night):
$22 hike-in tent sites,
$30 drive up tent/small RV,
$36 RV with electric only sites,
$40 RV with electric and water

Discounts available for Senior and Access pass holders.
 
Reservations for Blackwoods, Schoodic Woods, and Seawall campgrounds
Reservations for individual sites are handled by the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS), not the park.

By Phone
877-444-6777
877-833-6777 (TTY)
518-885-3639 (International)
888-448-1474 (Customer Service)

Online
www.recreation.gov

 
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Group camping at Seawall.

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Group Camping
Group campsites, which accommodate groups of 15 people, are located at Blackwoods, Schoodic Woods, and Seawall campgrounds.

Blackwoods 4 sites
Schoodic Woods 2 sites
Seawall 5 sites

Seasons are as follows:
Blackwoods May 15–October 15
Schoodic Woods May 25–October 10
Seawall late May–September 6

Click here for information about group camping regulations.
Click here to submit a request form.

Fill out the form and fax it to (207) 288-8792 or mail to:
Acadia National Park
PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Attn: Group Reservations

 
Fall colors
Fall colors in the fog.

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Duck Harbor Campground (Isle au Haut)
Located on Isle au Haut, a rugged island off the coast of Stonington, Maine, this remote and inaccessible to automobiles campground is linked to the mainland by mailboat. Five primitive sites are available at Duck Harbor from May 15 to October 15 by advance reservation. You must have a reservation to camp. Camping is permitted in designated sites only, and party size is limited to six persons per site. Facilities include: Click here for information on reservations.

Click here for a reservation application.
Click here for a map and brochure of Isle au Haut.

 
Wildwood Stables Campground
Horses of Wildwood Stables.

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Wildwood Stables Campground
Open only to visitors with stock animals.

For more information, visit Wildwood Stables website.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Phone:

(207) 288-3338
General information and questions. The phone is answered weekdays 8 am - 4:30 pm.

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