Camping is quintessential to experiencing the wonders of this uncommon state. Listen to the loons call in the evening, and wake to the sunrise—there is simply no better way to be part of the state’s rich history and natural beauty than camping in the North woods or on the serene coastline. Maine campgrounds cater to every level of experience and comfort, from peaceful relaxation to extreme adventure, so bring your gear: this is your guide to Maine campgrounds and RV parks.
Camping in Maine: The Height of Outdoor Travel & Recreation
Maine campgrounds provide the outdoor adventure experience of a lifetime. Whether you are seeking wildlife in the Kennebec Valley or plan to traverse Katahdin’s Knife Edge in Baxter State Park, there are plenty of reasons to camp in Maine campgrounds and parks:
- Maine has 542,629 acres of national and state parks.
- Mt. Katahdin, located at the northern end of the Appalachian Trail, is 5,271 feet above sea level and a renowned hiking destination.
- Maine has 32,000 miles of rivers and streams.
- Coastal camping or Maine’s North woods? The state boasts 6,000 lakes and ponds and 5,000 miles of coastline for top-notch fresh and saltwater fishing.
- Camping and hiking Maine’s trails is ideal in spring, summer, and fall.
Experience Maine camping on the coast! Maine offers an abundance of beach and oceanfront campgrounds. Choose coastal regions in the Search form below, or use the Advanced Search to find other types of accommodations.
Explore the Outdoors: RV Camping is the Way to Travel
Motorhome and RV travelers are welcome in Maine. Maine’s RV Parks and Campgrounds provide hookups, wi-fi, campfire sites, recreational grounds, and trademark hospitality. Find ocean and beachside resorts exclusively for RV camping. Choose RV Rental below to find RV sites that allow travelers to experience Maine’s scenic beauty in style.
A Guide to Camping Rates & Reservations
Use our camping directory to get the information you need about Maine campgrounds before you go. Find facilities, maps, natural and cultural resources, family and group rates and reservations, and details on how to plan now to secure a campsite for the coming season.
Reserve the perfect wilderness, island or oceanfront campsite. Privately-owned Maine campgrounds and National and State Parks have individual methods of reserving campsites. Use the Search form below as your Maine camping guide to get each campsite’s details.
“We were expecting to be in awe of the national park, what were not expecting was the amazing hospitality, perfectly suited amenities, and kindness of fellow campers.”
“Maine is a great place to tour with a travel trailer or RV… We use our vintage trailer to tour the coast and all points inland [and] will never run out of new places to discover.”