Blackwoods Campground

Acadia National Park

Blackwoods campsites are reservable up to 3 months in advance. Reservations for group campsites can be made starting on March 15th every year. Group campsites are available from May 15th through October 10th. There are no first-come, first-serve sites. All campsites are by reservation only.

Blackwoods Campground is located in breathtaking Acadia National Park on the Maine coast. Visitors venture to Acadia for its picturesque scenery, historic sites and recreational activities, including hiking, biking and canoeing.

The majority of Blackwoods' sites are for small and large tents; other sites can accommodate travelers with RVs. Flush toilets, running water, and a dump station are provided, as are picnic tables and fire rings. Roads are paved.


Acadia's Island Explorer shuttle buses provide free service between park destinations, local communities and the Bar Harbor-Hancock County Regional Airport. Regularly scheduled buses stop at campgrounds, carriage road entrances and many trailheads. Shuttle service is available from late June to mid-October.


*** There are no showers in the campground. Fee shower facilities are located 1/2 mile from the campground.***

Need to Know

Natural Features

Acadia is comprised of a cluster of islands on the Atlantic coast of Maine. Mountains, lakes, streams, wetlands, forests, meadows and beaches are all found within roughly 45,000 acres comprising Acadia. At Blackwoods, all sites are wooded and within a 10-minute walk of the ocean.

Nearby Attractions

Acadia National Park is surrounded by scenic island harbors and quaint towns. Bar Harbor is less than 15 minutes away, with restaurants, shops, museums, music festivals and whale-watching tours.

Beautiful Lamoine State Park is just 21 miles from Acadia, with boating, fishing and scenic views of Frenchman's Bay.
The Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge is 50 miles from the campground, and is home to a nesting habitat for diverse seabird and wading bird populations, as well as bald eagles.

Recreation

From gentle walks along the rugged coastline, mountain hikes, tree lined carriage roads for biking and lakes for kayaking and canoeing, Acadia offers many opportunities to get outside and be active.

Park rangers at Acadia offer a variety of programs to suit every interest and activity level. Programs include walks, talks, hikes, narrated boat cruises, bike rides and more.

Visitors enjoy viewing the Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, Cadillac Mountain, Isle au Haut and the Sieur de Monts Spring Area.

A 27-mile, historic loop road system offers outstanding views of the park's ocean shoreline, coastal forests and mountain silhouettes.

Changes & Cancellations

No Shows

Making Changes to Your Reservation

Cancelling Your Reservation

Early Departures

                                    Please review Rules & Reservation Policies below for more information.

Contact Information

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THE CAMPGROUND CANNOT PROCESS MAIL. IF YOU NEED TO RECEIVE MAIL, IT'S BEST TO HAVE IT SENT TO "GENERAL DELIVERY" AT A NEARBY POST OFFICE.

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 207-288-3274 - F.A.Q.'S = GO.NPS.GOV/ACADIACAMPING

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

The entrance to Blackwoods Campground is off of State Highway 3, six miles south of Bar Harbor. There is no entrance to the campground from Acadia National Park's Park Loop Rd.

The Park Loop Rd. has several low bridges and the majority of it is one way traffic; do not enter any entrances with a vehicle or equipment that is 10'4" or more.

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