Reconnecting with the natural world can be done at one of 12 state park campgrounds, or on the thousands of acres of public land, where rugged wilderness camping in remote mountains and waterways suits the adventurous. (Keep in mind many camping areas have hot showers and plenty of amenities for visitors.) Whether on the coast or in the North Country, there can be hundreds of campsites within one campground alone, often spaced widely for privacy, where exploration by foot, kayak, or canoe provides endless activity, and where anglers can grill their catch under the stars.
Outside of the city, campsites can be found along the Appalachian Trail or along the 92-mile long Allagash Wilderness Waterway where tents, cars and motor homes are welcome. Or, visitors can camp on one of Maine’s islands - Swan Island, on the Kennebec Riveris apopular camping destinations.
Maine is host to passionate RV campers who find their choice of travel an adventurous, comfortable, and budget-friendly way to take in as much of the state as possible. With a selection of RV parks dotting the region, Maine is considered an RV destination, with parks welcoming campers with amenities such as private showers, restaurants, outdoor recreation areas, and a variety of ways to recharge.