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Hermit Island

6 Hermit Island Rd, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4824
+1 207-443-2101
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Best camping in coastal Maine

Its important to reserve sites near the water way ahead of time, but all have tables and fire rings... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ernesto F
We Were Surprised

After viewing their website and talking to them by phone, we booked three nights at Hermit Island... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BBH12856
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Meredith, New Hampshire
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“bug spray” (6 reviews)
“no pets” (4 reviews)
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6 Hermit Island Rd, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4824
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+1 207-443-2101
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its important to reserve sites near the water way ahead of time, but all have tables and fire rings and are near water and shower/toilets. Very quiet, no radios and they request quiet at nine pm. We had a fine four days of good weather,...More

Thank Ernesto F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After viewing their website and talking to them by phone, we booked three nights at Hermit Island Campground. What we found was not what we expected. The campground roads were terrible, with literally more holes than level spots. As vehicles swerved around around the crater-like...More

3  Thank BBH12856
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

group of 12 10 adults and 2 children have stayed Many times. we would like to see the bugs - mosquitoes, bees , and more tàken caré of. we would like to see bathrooms kept a little better. please rake the beaches. less rules. plz...More

Thank travel t
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We stayed one night here but actually ended up spending all of our time at the public beach (Head Beach). This campground is definitely more of a family place and not so much for a couple like ourselves who want to have a few drinks...More

Thank eatyourfeelings
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Visited Hermit Island for a quick camping weekend with family and friends. This is a great campground perfect for kids of all ages. We traveled with 11 children ages 5-11 and they didn't want to leave. Large campground, mostly tents and pop ups with lots...More

Thank mary j
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Mosquitos rule the campground! Be prepared and you will have a wonderful experience exploring this amazing place. My husband and I loved watching families enjoying their time playing and exploring together. There are a lot of rules, but they really didn't affect us. We loved...More

3  Thank flourlady
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have been going here for over 45 years. The beaches are beautiful. But over time, they have put so many restrictions in place that it's hard to actually have fun other then sit and be silent. No radios, no acoustic guitars, we were told...More

Thank gibsonlp2
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We can't say enough about the beauty that this location affords visitors. Wildlife is abundant and the setting is peaceful (unless you have neighbors who stay up partying themselves sick until 3am...) While we have had more spacious and private campsites at other campgrounds these...More

4  Thank mrs_mrivers
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My husband stumbled across Hermit Island Campground online a few years ago, and we booked a Summer trip. We will be returning year after year! It's a quiet, secluded location with fantastic views and a great variety of camp site sizes and locations. The on-site...More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had the best time camping for a weekend and are looking forward to when we can return. My boyfriend and I drove up just for the weekend and we wished we could have stayed longer. The staff was welcoming, and the facilities were extremely...More

Thank HJ2222
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jnewkie
9 August 2017|
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Response from flourlady | Reviewed this property |
I had no issues with the bathrooms. I was concerned that the "out houses" would be stinky... but the weren't at all.
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mountaintopfair3
26 June 2017|
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Response from Holly R | Reviewed this property |
We just left Hermit Island after a 2-night weekend stay. I read the other traveler's review regarding the ticks. We drove to Sailboat Beach (different than Sand Dollar) and didn't experience any ticks. But we did, however... More
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Emily G
21 September 2015|
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Response from beachbons | Reviewed this property |
I was told by one of the campground managers that after labor day you can pull up to the gate at 8 am go into the campground find a site you like put a piece of luggage or such on the picnic table to claim your site then go... More
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