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Hermit Island

6 Hermit Island Rd, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4824
+1 207-443-2101
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Busy in the summer

Actually went there to check out big camping area on the island which has some sites providing some... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
via mobile
Certainly a beautiful location but not welcoming

I drove over an hour to simply be on the beach with my daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren who... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Bethel, Maine
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6 Hermit Island Rd, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4824
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Actually went there to check out big camping area on the island which has some sites providing some wicked ocean views. Learned this: book Early !

1  Thank Bethd75
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I drove over an hour to simply be on the beach with my daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren who were camping there to come upon a guard and a NO VISITORS sign. I was told I could not enter the campground and If I had a...More

Thank yayaraa
Reviewed 7 September 2017

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 1 September 2017

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

4  Thank BBH12856
Reviewed 27 August 2017 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
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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.
26 June 2017|
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
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