Camping in Maine: Where to Go

There’s no place to camp quite like Maine. We have family-friendly camper “resorts,” RV parks, cabins for hunters to call home, and everything in between. The lakes, forests, and wildlife in our region also make camping in Maine something to truly look forward to, as it’s so peaceful and adventure is always around the corner.

The perfect family activity, couples’ retreat, or buddy trip, camping in Maine is always sure to be a good time.

Here are some of our favorite campgrounds in and around the Kennebec Valley:

Augusta-West Resort
183 Holmes Brook Lane
Winthrop, Maine 04364

Tel: (207) 377-9993
Open May 15 through September 30.

Augusta-West offers premium RV hook-ups as well as authentic campsites throughout its 65 acres of lakefront property. It prides itself on being “remote enough to be a welcome break from urban life, but close enough to enjoy any weekend.”

Beaver Brook Campground
1 Wilson Pond Road
North Monmouth, Maine 04265

Tel: (207) 933-2108
Open May 12 through Columbus Day.

Beaver Brook fronts Androscoggin Lake and offers over 150 acres of the best nature Maine has to offer. There are a number of planned recreational activities on site and the grounds are roughly half an hour from the State Capitol in Augusta.

Birches Lakeside Campground
201 Norris Point Road
Litchfield, Maine 04350

Tel: 207-268-4330
Open May 1 through Columbus Day.

Birches features cabins, classic campsites, and even an on-site restaurant. Campers can also enjoy recreational activities organized by the staff, as well as assistance bass fishing.

The Evergreens Campground & Restaurant
202 Ferry Street
Solon, Maine 04979

Tel: (207) 643-2324
Open May through December.

Evergreens is nestled in a forest of Birch, Pine, and Oak trees along the beautiful Kennebec River. Campers can swim, canoe, hunt, or fish. Lodging options include traditional campsites or updated cabins.

Green Valley Campground
1248 Cross Hill Road
Vassalboro, Maine 04989

Tel: (207) 923-3000
Open May 1 through September 30.

Green Valley is near the gorgeous Webber Lake, so campers with their own boats can use the dock space provided and those without are welcome to rent a boat, canoe, paddleboat, or outboard. Pets are welcomed at Green Valley.

Indian Pond Campground
1675 Indian Pond Road
The Forks, Maine 04985

Tel: (800) 371-7774
Open April 15 through October 15

Indian Pond is peaceful and secluded, making it the perfect getaway spot for hunters, fishers, and families.

Jackman Landing Campground
582 Main Street
Jackman, Maine 04945

Tel: (207) 668-3301
Open year round.

The Jackman Landing Campground has sixteen RV sites with electricity and water available as well as nine tent sites. There is also a Laundromat onsite, as well as canoe rentals and floatplane rides.

Lake St. George State Park278 Belfast Augusta Road
Liberty, Maine 04949

Tel: (207) 589-4255
Open May 1 through October 15.

Most people visit St. George’s for the excellent swimming, as the camp is near the crisp, cool, spring-fed water of the lake. Campers can also rent boats if they prefer an alternative to swimming. The park also a brand new playground, picnic tables, and grills.

The Last Resort Cabins & Campground

11 Last Resort Lane
Jackman, Maine 04945

Tel: (207) 668-5091
Open May 9 through November 22.

The Last Resort has been a prime vacation spot since 1902! It’s proud of its wilderness atmosphere, making it perfect for those who really want to disconnect. The 70 acres of the camp are filled with spruce, cedar, pine, and birch trees and offer eight log cabins and 4 campsites.

More to Life Family Campground
48 Lady Slipper Lane
Winthrop Maine 04364

Tel: (207) 395-4908
Open May 15 through October 15.

More to Life is a family-oriented religious campground that offers traditional wilderness activities like camping, fishing, hiking, and swimming, as well as fun alternatives like arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, church services, and more.

Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort
771 Route 201
The Forks, Maine 04985

Tel: (800) 765-7238
Open year round.

Northern Outdoors is an adventure resort most famous for its winter activities. From your cabin doorstep, you can access over 1,000 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. In the summer, you can rent an ATV to take on the same trails or go white water rafting.

Two Rivers Campground
327 Canaan Road
Skowhegan, Maine 04976

Tel: (207) 474-6482
Open May 15 through October 15.

Two Rivers Campground is on the banks of the Kennebec River and Wesserunsett Stream with room for any size camper or motorhome, with up to a 50-amp service. There is a store onsite for snacks and toiletries, as well as free showers, free Wi-Fi, and free cable.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park- Yonderhill
221 Lakewood Road
Skowhegan, Maine 004950

Tel: (207) 474-7353
Open May 15 through October 15.

Jellystone Park is a family owned and operated campsite that sits on 35 acres of densely wooded land. Because of this, each campsite feels more private and secure. Campers can pitch a tent, bring an RV, or rent a fully furnished travel trailer or cabin.

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