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I loved this campground. It offered great spots with access to a few different beaches. I visited... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gilford, New Hampshire
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Love the camping but...

The campground is wonderful. Lots of beaches to choose from. Shaded sites as well as right on the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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6 Hermit Island Rd, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4824
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friends booked this weekend camping trip for us...and by the time I realized we had to drive 5 hours for a two night camping trip, it was too late. And then we I heard we couldn't get two consecutive nights in the same site...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been camping at Hermit island for 57 years and the best part is has not changed much. The worse part is they no longer allow dogs. I always have a great experience and i am always sad when i leave. See you next...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went camping early August. The showers are filthy. I would not touch anything in them. Seriously, I understand rustic but this was just nasty. They have a captive audience and do not care.

Thank sfz48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been camping at Hermit Island since the early 80's when I was a toddler. Just got back from a week there, and I always hate leaving! Not much has changed over he years, and I like that. Time seems to stand still there. The...More

Thank mcarwellos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this campground. It offered great spots with access to a few different beaches. I visited the end of July and the bugs were not that bad. The bathrooms were clean whenever I went and the showers provided hot water. The only downside was...More

Thank coly10
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The campground is wonderful. Lots of beaches to choose from. Shaded sites as well as right on the ocean. Bathrooms are rustic but clean. You can order lobsters and steamers at the camp store, prices were actual market price not restaurant market price. Only costs...More

5  Thank lornajm215
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Just spent 4 days this week at Hermit Island Campground, departing 4th of July. This was my 3rd visit. Fist two times were in a tent, and this time was in PopUp camper on a Prime site. Only tents, PopUp Campers and small truck campers...More

4  Thank matsis
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I have been coming to Hermit Island since I was a baby over 50 years ago. It it so wonderful that the urge to return every few years is so powerful that the 12 hour drive is well worth it. The unspoiled nature of this...More

7  Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I used to camp her when I was a child, visiting for a week every summer with my family. It was a place where extended family from all over the east coast would meet and spend time together. Now that I have a family of...More

1  Thank Weluvthebeach
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

It has actually been about five years since I last camped here. Years ago in the 80's it was great. I have probably camped hear fifteen or more times. But now You can't bring the dog. Last time we camped they allowed dogs the last...More

4  Thank dogcabingrooming
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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