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Waterville, Maine
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Found the rustic experience to be soooo relaxing without road noise, the hustle and bustle of the city and other annoyances. The most notable sounds will be the wildlife, most notably the loons and hummingbirds feasting upon the natural nectar of the surrounding flowers and from the feeders strategically placed on the front porch, in view of the many porch...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Just start with the basics...this is a fishing camp....very 1950's in spirit, and it has been around forever. Very simple, very rustic. The electricity goes off at 9:30pm and starts up again at 6:30am when the generator goes on. The cabins are very simple and very rustic. They are creaky and old and uninsulated, but have hot water and flush...

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1Thank PrinceConsort
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Here's a Camp in a stunningly beautiful location looking out over Lower Richardson Lake in Andover, Maine. You drive to the South Arm boat dock and are picked up and taken to the Camp. No cars! There is a beautifully-done main camp lobby/sitting area/game room/fly shop that leads into the dining room. All your meals are served here, unless you've...

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Thank flyfisher933
Barnstable, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 October 2014

My wife and I have been going to Lakewood Camps since 2007 mostly fly fishing but also just to get away and, recently, partridge hunting. I cannot say enough about the Camp and it's owners. The Rapid River is the premier brook trout and landlocked salmon fly fishery in the Northeast. Over the years I have caught brookies between 2...

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1Thank jbunnyBoston
Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Took my husband there for his 60th birthday..he is a fly fisherman. Cabins so old the two August nights we were there we had to spent the night keeping the fire going, to stay warm, beds horrible, generator out at 9:30. Decided to take our lunch with us on a hike and we were charged $10.00. No bottled water for...

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2Thank Lynne3855
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Sheer awesomeness!! Undiscovered paradise! Great hospitality, brilliant food & loads of time to relax & enjoy the outdoors. One of the natures best hidden secrets, away from all the hustle & bustle of the day to day life is this little camp... Had the best time of my life!!

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2Thank Megha O
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Three of us went to the camp for two nights in mid-October to realize the camp was basically closing for the winter after we left. Whereas the view was great and the food above average, we were charged about $190 per person per day for a very cold, leaky cabin with a leaky and totally inadequate wood stove and a...

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4Thank Richard C
Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We spent a perfect weekend at Lakewwod Camps. Maureen and Whit are terrific hosts, the simple wood cabins haven't changed in 50 years but are perfectly comfortable. We fell asleep and wine up to the cry of loons. I swam four times a day; we kayaked, hiked, read books on our cabin porch... Perfect peace.

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4Thank BTVtraveler
Westminster, VT
Reviewed 14 May 2012

My family has been going to Middle Dam for over fifty years. Still the best place to fish, relax, play cribbage, take photos, or fall asleep for an hour or two. Food is great too!

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2Thank Mike F
Battle Ground, Washington
Reviewed 5 October 2010

I've stayed at Lakewood Camps twice (the date range field only allowed certain dates to be chosen - see Lakewood Camps website for dates of operation) & I'll be back next summer! The cabins are rustic yet comfortable with full bathrooms & a woodstove and three meals a day sounds light compared to the reality! They feed you VERY well...

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Lakewood Camps is a traditional Sport Camp, continually operating since 1853, adjacent to the Rapid River. We provide a private cabin, and three home cooked meals in our lakeside dining room. We offer spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, and the best fly-fishing for native Brook Trout and Landlock Salmon in the lower 48 states. Arrive by boat shuttle on our private dock on Lower Richardson Lake, and experience a trip back in time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakewood Camps

Address: P O Box 331, Andover, ME 04216-0331
Region: United States > Maine > Andover
Price Range: $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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“All cabins have great views but some are closer to the water than others.”
 of 5 bubbles 959clintonh, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Old, old, old! Certainly no insulation, and I hope you know how to maintain a fire all night.”
 of 5 bubbles Lynne3855, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If you know the temperature will dip down at night, pick the room closest to the wood stove and/or the bathroom! You have your own table for dinner, so when the bell rings that dinner is ready, you can take your time no matter how far your cabin is.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeF682, 13 May 2012 | Read review
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