Acadia National Park Blackwoods Campground
3.5 rating
(3.5)
Location
Address: State Route 3, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
GPS: 44.310224, -68.203798
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Local Directions: From jct Hwy-233 & Hwy-3: Go 5 mi S on Hwy-3.

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-207-288-3338
Website: http://www.nps.gov/acad/planyo...
Email: acadia_information@nps.gov

Open
All year

  Sites
61 RV Sites, 214 Tent Sites, 275 No Hookup, 25 Pull Thru

Rates
Daily Rates: $10.00 - $30.00

Facilities & Services
Dump Station, No Showers

Recreation
Hiking

Policies
All Ages, Pets Welcome

Restrictions
Max RV Length 35 ft
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3.5 star rating
(3.5)
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4 star rating
Beautiful scenery
CampingLifer
Silver
July 6, 2015
We stayed here the beginning of June, before the prime season. Not too crowded. Sites are small, but adequate enough for our 28 foot fifth wheeler. Enjoyed the hiking trails, especially the one along the ocean. Cadillac mountain was cloud-covered so we were not able to see the 360 degree view from there. Rangers were knowledgable and helpful; they strictly enforced quiet hours. We recommend taking Route 198 to get to Route 3, so you avoid Bar Harbor. The streets in Bar Harbor are crowded and narrow--not great if you're pulling a trailer.

We stayed here in a 5th Wheel.
 
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3 star rating
A challenge for bigger rigs
SaraJane
Silver
June 21, 2012
Just like most campgrounds in national parks, Blackwoods doesn't have any hookups. But that's not a problem, as there's a dumpstation nearby and paid showers just outside the entrance of the CG. There are also free firewood available, although the rangers often ask campers to take only what they need. It's a very quiet park, although some campers staying there at the same time as us keep their generators on all day, which was the only noise in the park, and the rangers don't really enforce quiet time. It's also a challenge to park a big rig here. The sites are tighter than those found in other CGs in other national parks, so if you've got a big rig, you have to dodge trees and low-lying branches and risk a few scratches before you can park on your site.

We stayed here in a Class C Motorhome.
 
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