Seawall Campground

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Seawall Campground

Seawall Campground is located on the west side of Mount Desert Island, about 4 miles (6 km) south of Southwest Harbor on Maine Route 102A.

  • Season Dates: May 25 through October 10, 2022, 10 am (subject to change)

  • Reservations are available two months in advance on this page and at

  • Camping Fees (paid at time of reservation, not at the campground)

    • Walk-in tent sites: $22

    • Drive-up tent, camper, and motor home sites: $30

    • Group tent sites: $60


Campground FAQs

  1. I have not made a reservation. Are there any campsites available for tonight?
    The campground is generally full or near capacity from mid-June through early-September. The Seawall Campground ranger station cannot do reservations over the phone. Please do not contact the ranger station about site availability until after noon. The ranger station is generally open from 9 am to 8 pm but hours are subject to change depending on staffing levels.

  2. Are there any campsites available on ______ (a future date)?
    We are unable to see campsite availability beyond two days. Please click on the reservations link above to check availability of a future date.

  3. How far do I have to walk if I reserve a walk-to site?
    The walk-to sites are anywhere from 10 to 300 feet from the parking area. The distance to each site is listed in the site description. Wheelbarrows are available to help transport camping gear from your vehicle to your site.

  4. Does Seawall Campground have showers?
    No. Showers are available from private vendors that are within a short drive from the campground. You can request this information when you check into your campsite.

  5. We will be arriving late. Is there anything we need to do?
    Arriving after hours? Your name and site number will be posted at the ranger station. Please check in at the ranger station before 10 am. If you are not arriving on the first day/night that your reservation begins, you must call (207) 244-3600 or forfeit reservation.

  6. How many ______ can I have on the campsite?
    People: A maximum of six people are allowed on the site.
    ents: Two tents are allowed if all camping equipment will fit on the gravel portion of the campsite.
    Vehicles: Only one vehicle is allowed at the campsite. Overflow parking is available at the campground for extra vehicles.

Last updated: January 14, 2022

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor , ME 04609


207 288-3338

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