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Hermit Island

6 Hermit Island Rd, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4824
+1 207-443-2101
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Camping Columbus day

It has actually been about five years since I last camped here. Years ago in the 80's it was... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
dogcabingrooming
,
New Ipswich, New Hampshire
via mobile
You can camp right on the ocean shore!

It is peaceful, beautiful, has lots of nature and you can get lobster fresh from the water at the... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Jan M
,
Ohio
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“no pets” (4 reviews)
“lobster” (8 reviews)
“bug spray” (4 reviews)
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6 Hermit Island Rd, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4824
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+1 207-443-2101
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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

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

It is peaceful, beautiful, has lots of nature and you can get lobster fresh from the water at the park store. We loved being right by the beach and ocean, hearing the waves close by as we drifted off to sleep, seeing turtles, deer, and...More

Thank Jan M
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Actually went there to check out big camping area on the island which has some sites providing some wicked ocean views. Learned this: book Early !

1  Thank Bethd75
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

I drove over an hour to simply be on the beach with my daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren who were camping there to come upon a guard and a NO VISITORS sign. I was told I could not enter the campground and If I had a...More

1  Thank yayaraa
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

After viewing their website and talking to them by phone, we booked three nights at Hermit Island Campground. What we found was not what we expected. The campground roads were terrible, with literally more holes than level spots. As vehicles swerved around around the crater-like...More

4  Thank BBH12856
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

group of 12 10 adults and 2 children have stayed Many times. we would like to see the bugs - mosquitoes, bees , and more tàken caré of. we would like to see bathrooms kept a little better. please rake the beaches. less rules. plz...More

Thank travel t
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We stayed one night here but actually ended up spending all of our time at the public beach (Head Beach). This campground is definitely more of a family place and not so much for a couple like ourselves who want to have a few drinks...More

Thank eatyourfeelings
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Visited Hermit Island for a quick camping weekend with family and friends. This is a great campground perfect for kids of all ages. We traveled with 11 children ages 5-11 and they didn't want to leave. Large campground, mostly tents and pop ups with lots...More

Thank mary j
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Mosquitos rule the campground! Be prepared and you will have a wonderful experience exploring this amazing place. My husband and I loved watching families enjoying their time playing and exploring together. There are a lot of rules, but they really didn't affect us. We loved...More

3  Thank flourlady
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I have been going here for over 45 years. The beaches are beautiful. But over time, they have put so many restrictions in place that it's hard to actually have fun other then sit and be silent. No radios, no acoustic guitars, we were told...More

2  Thank gibsonlp2
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jnewkie
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.
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mountaintopfair3
26 June 2017|
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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
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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
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