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Address: 6 Hermit Island Rd., Phippsburg, ME
Phone Number:
+1 207-443-2101
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00

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Family Beach Camping

Stayed for three nights with three children in the third week of August. Used to visit Hermit Island Campground when I was a kid and have fond memories. My recent stay was not a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
Sara R
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Burlington, vt.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice campsites. Great beaches and views. Lots of fun things to do. We will camp there again this year.

Thank kevin223
Pepperell, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having camped here 30 years ago, it was fun to go back and check it out. It was like going back in time. It's family camping w/o the technology. Just the sounds, views, tastes and smells of old fashioned camping beside an amazing beach/ocean. Unparalleled experience.

Thank katieteacher
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54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

What a gorgeous place to have a campground. Very rustic and natural. Amazing views everywhere. Can't wait to come back. Wandered around the trails and beaches for hours. Even beautiful on a misty, Irish afternoon. So wonderfully quiet and dark at night! 2 notes: lots of mosquitoes, and there was a skunk bumbling around near our campsite.

Thank C B
Phippsburg, Maine
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Scenic, extremely private with camp sites set aside by natural topography. Ocean beaches on property, camp sites on the water. Near famous Popham Beach. Close by to beautiful mid coast Maine.

Thank Daniel B
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133 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a great beach to take friends and family. There are always a lot of shells to see and find and if you're lucky, you might find a sand dollar. They have a snack shack which is great for the kids and the facilities are clean. Its a nice beach, not too big, but just perfect to spend the... More 

Thank Heidi F
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stayed for three nights with three children in the third week of August. Used to visit Hermit Island Campground when I was a kid and have fond memories. My recent stay was not a disappointment. The campground does not allow hard top campers so we stayed in a tent. We had trouble with our air mattress and employees were very... More 

Thank Sara R
S.New Berlin
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Wecame here to go swimming. Nice beach and only $8 for a vehicle. Fair price for a family to swim. They could however comb their beach for seaweed. Though it was still a nice place to swim.

Thank upstategirl38
Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I loved it. It was my first time camping and it went great - that is up until the small microburst hit and knocked out the power. I was heading out anyway. The sites are clean, the bathrooms and showers are clean, the campers are respectful and it's quite quiet. The beaches are phenomenal and I like the rules- it... More 

Thank msmo4461
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

If you can reserve an oceanfront site this campground cannot be matched. But there are only a dozen or so - and you reserve about 6 months in advance...so not likely. We'll likely return in the off season but don't think we'd go in July - August again unless we try for one of the oceanfront sites. Pros: nice sandy... More 

1 Thank JacqB510
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Hermit Island has some nice campsites. My wife and I have camped their many times over the years. I couldn't give a good review because of the shower conditions and the overall upkeep is very minimal.

Thank Gene P

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