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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The camp site was very spacious and level. The camp and bathrooms were very clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The bus loop to Bar Harbor comes right into the camp ground. It was great, we were able to put our bikes on the bus and it took us to Acadia Park where we could ride all the bike trails. It saved us a great deal of time from trying to find a parking space with a vehicle. The bus drops you where ever you want to go. We did go swimming at the camp grounds each day after hiking and it was very refreshing. We would highly recommend this Campground.

Room Tip: There are lake front sites. We had a wooded site which was still very nice J16.
  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank PCVictor
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We really like it here! A pleasant welcome by the owners. A nice selection of tent sites (it took us a while to find the perfect site because so many to choose from!). The outdoor pool is a favorite for the kids. Clean bathrooms. And relaxing - perfect for our busy lives!

Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
Thank sarahhubertr
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

The web site for the camp ground does a good job of providing details. The best tent sites are on the Ocean View upper left corner of their map and are located down hill from the pool. These are apparently difficult to get and the people we meet here explained some of the work they would have to do to secure one of those sites. (Talk nicely to people to find out when they intend to leave and be there when they pack up). There are sites out in the open near the RVs but we found the sites near the middle bath house and further back to be very nice. We found B8 to be good as there were no campers behind us and with the vegetation you had a sense of seclusion.

We did not realize this until the last day but there was a place near the Coke machine by the pool where you could plug in your cell for charging. This is a very nice spot to sit and watch the sun set... Have a beverage... The pool closes at 8pm but there is a picnic table at this location. There is also an outlet near the bus stop benches that can be used while waiting for the bus. (bring your charger).

FREE WIFI. Worked well!

The buses on the "1" route were very consistent to get you to the Visitor Center or the Village Green and back to the Camp ground. Buses in the park were not as consistent as there is no "bus only" lane entering the park and the buses can get caught up in the quagmire of cars that choose to pay as entering the park vs. going first to the visitors center.

We paid for 2 days of camping upon arrival... Then decided after the first night that the place would definitely work for us... We paid for 4 more additional nights.. We decided on Sunday (day 6) we would go home on Monday instead and the 7th night was no charge. (Despite breaking up the reservation). The place was so nice, the weather was great... So we decided to change our plans and stay the additional night.

They do not advertise it but they do work with people for overflow. Apparently last year for the Parks' Centennial people were camped near the entrance signs. The people running the park are VERY NICE. They will accommodate courteous travelers. The only people we saw impacted by the "reservation" policy are motor homes looking for sites with facilities. A couple motor homes had to use sites with no facilities for a night or 2 but were able to eventually move to a desired site.

From inside the campground, you can drive to or walk to the "Mainely Meat on Dreamwood Hill" location. The campground map shows it as the Camp Store... It may have been it in the past but this is no longer accurate. Mainley Meat has good Pork BBQ and other menu items. There was also an Ice Cream place in their facility. Mainley Meat also has a place at the Atlantic Brewery (also another nice place to visit, taste beer, eat, drink).

CLEAN, FRIENDLY, CONVENIENT, worth the 7th night!

Just one neuance... They are ripping up the road "3" towards Bar Harbor. So two way traffic stops in front of the camp ground (which I think is a good thing) and the bus ride into the park is a little bumpy. The detour coming back around... There is a road that says "local traffic" only. Ignore that; it cuts the angle on the road and gets you back faster to "3" where you go right and are at the Campground relatively quickly.

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Chris O
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Loved staying here!
We stayed at a Nice ocean view, close to the pool, playground and laundry!!!
There is a "laundry police" on duty - beware and time your washing or you will have your clothes ripped out of the drier...
The campground is beautiful, location couldnt be more perfect!
Great place for a family vacation!

Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
Thank katyakhe
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great family campground! We loved the no reservation system as we enjoy not having set plans when we travel. We ended up extending our stay an extra day and because of the no reservation policy it was as easy as telling them that we wanted to stay an extra day. No worries about the site not being available. Quiet time is 10 pm to 7 am and it's silent in spite of 300 sites. We slept fantastic. We have a 35 foot motorcoach and found a great site in the woods when we got there at around 6pm. They didn't have any full hook-ups left but it wasn't a problem as they have a dump station and great clean bath houses that our 5 teenagers used. Even our teenage daughters said they liked it better than our motorcoach shower, which says a lot of the cleanliness of their facilities. The shuttle system is fantastic! Takes you anywhere you could possibly want to go and picks you up right at the campground. When we travel this way again we'll definitely stay here!

Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
2  Thank Patty R
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