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18 RV Parks near Friendship, Maine
We did however find 18 campgrounds within 25 miles of Friendship. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Friendship in the left hand column.
Sep 2018 - $30.00
Lake Pemaquid Campground $30./ no discounts We were quite surprised when we pulled into here. The road into the very woodsy Park is narrow, and signage is poor. We disconnected at what used to be the office and I drove car into the park to the store/check-in office to find directions to our site - a lake front site where we hoped my husband could fish. We found a site that was barely long enough for our 32' RV, and a lake that had so many lilies that fishing was next to impossible, especially with such a shallow depth. The sewer connection was a PVC pipe coming out of the ground at an angle, and above ground level. The electric and water connections were conveniently located at the back of the site. It appears that this campground has a lot going on during the summer season, parties, activities, etc. There seemed to be quite a few seasonal camps set up, with wooden patios, planting's, etc. Our site was in a culdesac and had some shrubbery between us and adjacent sites. As I started thinking about this place, the movie "Dirty Dancing" came to mind. The deeply wooded terrain, rustic wooden buildings and camp-like activities portrayed in the movie. This place was convenient for touring this area of Maine, but it was not an up-to-date, modern environment I was expecting. Lobster can be purchased from a dock at Owl Point Lobster, just before you get to the Owl Point Lighthouse, and my husband said the oysters from Scully's on River Road in Edgecomb were some of the best he's tasted. $1.50 each, but he said it was worth it. - TN Gator
Jul 2018 - $47.00
.nice campground on fresh water lake. Only 30 amp service at site. - Gohawks
Sep 2016 - $32.00
Lake Pemaquid CG is a huge place with many features: beaches, boathouses, a store, playgrounds, etc. It is very family-friendly and there were lots of kids riding around on bikes and playing various games,swimming, eating ice cream, and generally having a good time. The upkeep of the entire facility is so-so. The main paved road is hard to tell from the many dirt roads because the paving is in poor condition. There are lots of trees and some grass but it isn't particularly manicured. The water is lovely and because it isn't the ocean, it is not too cold to swim in.
There are many seasonal campers and they are scattered around in the CG. There are a variety of sites and there's probably one to suit anyone's taste.
There was one area (near us) where a noisy group of seasonal campers seemed to gather every night to have a fire and drink and make way too much noise. This is a beautiful location and probably ideal for families who like outdoor recreation. - virginianola
May 2016 - $14.00
To be honest, I have mixed feelings about writing this review, because Sandy Shores is a hidden gem that very few people know about and because I don't want to tell anyone it's here so I can keep it to myself. Let me begin by saying that this is a private Co-op park but some of the individual site owners have opened it to seasonal and monthly renters. The rate shown is the seasonal rate divided by 180 days. The park operates from the beginning of May through the end of October. It's located on South Pond which is an approximate 600 acre fresh water lake. There is a boat ramp and dock. The roads in the park are crushed stone and the sites are large and grassy with plenty of shade trees. There are two bath houses with restrooms that are lightly used and very clean. There are also two clean laundry rooms with very reasonably priced machines. The swimming pool opens as soon as the cool Maine spring permits. You can also play horseshoes, shuffleboard or tennis. There is a clubhouse that contains a full kitchen, a game room and library exchange. Yes, the park abuts a railroad spur. The train comes by about once each week during the day to drop off and pickup 2-3 bulk cars at the concrete plant. It is very quiet here. This is Mid-Coast Maine where there is plenty to see and do. There are a minimum of 6 lighthouses to visit within 1 hour of the park. Any number of state parks close by, 4 miles to groceries and gas, 1.5 miles to a farm stand and fresh fish is everywhere. There is a reason they call this vacation land. Shh, try not to tell anyone... please. - freckles1219
Aug 2019 - $52.00
30 amp, FHU, back-in site. CG is very hilly, roads are very rough and rutted, would hate to see it after a heavy rainfall. CG was about half full of seasonal sites mainly near the lake which seems to be the main attraction here. A few OTA TV signals were available, no WIFI except at the office. At these prices I doubt we would return. - Bob & Stephanie
Jun 2019 - $52.00
First Impression: Entrance road in deplorable condition - potholes, ruts, ridges. Max speed "Crawl". Safety: No wildlife. No night lighting. Access: Off US-1 just on north side of Nobleboro, municipal road in good condition, poor signage, Garmin GPS is accurate. Office: Token store with snacks, sodas, beer, children's toys. Credit cards accepted. Online reservations not available. No price discounts. Facilities: No pool, spa, fitness room or rec center. Small, clean, usable laundry room. Restrooms/showers aging, clean, no mold, pay showers (score "B"). Propane sales. Small playground. No off-leash dog run. Campground: Not in a flood plain. No storm shelter available. Moderately wooded. Interior roads are narrow dirt/gravel in fair condition with gentle turns and no overhead obstacles. Big rig and long coach challenging. Tent area but no yurts. A few cabins for rent. Sites are all generous, sufficiently level, grass/dirt, all back-in, grass between. Pedestals at rear of site with electric 30A; no meters. Adequate water pressure with good taste. Sewer pipe is 4" unthreaded, about 6" above ground level. No patios. Seriously aged picnic tables. Fire rings. Marginal satellite views (trees). No cable TV. OTA TV found 21 channels. No Wi-Fi. Verizon phone at 3 bars; 4G at 2 bars. No recycle bins. Noise: None. Beautiful silence. Bug Report (late): small black ants invaded trailer. Runners: Roads not suitable for running. Yoga: Use grass if so inclined. Conclusion: Score 5-Acceptable. IMO over-priced. - StephenK
May 2019 - $40.00
My site was grass, not too bad as far as side to side level. Up hill sewer run was a challenge. Roads were pretty bad but they were trying to fill in the pot holes. Power was good until they got busy on memorial day weekend. Voltage dropped to 105. Beautiful area. - MissingLinc
Sep 2016 - $50.00
Our all time favorite campground. Perfect if you like quiet and the most beautiful sunrises and night sky ever. Counted 9 satellites in one hour last night. Not really a place for kids although there is a pool and there is no store. WiFi is ok but no tv. Weekly stays minimum but lots to do in the area and plenty of resources nearby in Rockland. - Alan S
Aug 2016 - $55.00
My wife and I have been camping for 20 years, starting with tent to pop-up to hybrid and finally graduating to large travel trailer, and most of the joys we have experienced have been in the friendly people we have encountered. However, the Saltwater Farms Campground was, without a doubt, the most unwelcoming and unfriendly campground that we have ever visited. The staff went far beyond being unfriendly -- they were downright rude. In addition, the seasonal campers there acted as though we were intruders. We spent more money to stay at this campground than we have ever spent anywhere, yet we had the most unpleasant experience we've ever had at any campground anywhere.
This all goes beyond the fact that the "amenities" (and I do use this term loosely) were minimal to non-existent. For example, the campground advertises that they have WIFI, however, you'll need some luck on your side to get it to work since it didn't work about 90% of the time. Try not to use your microwave and AC at the same time. Also, we were told that we would probably be able to get 2 over-the-air TV stations, however, again, no such luck. So, notwithstanding having no internet and no television (yet spending $378 to stay here for a week), this still would have been acceptable in a campground that made us feel even a little bit welcome. However, this campground did not.
This is the first campground review we have given, however, we felt compelled to give it this time as this campground was such a major disappointment to say the least. We would not recommend it to anyone who enjoys a friendly atmosphere in a campground. - Washington Hogwallop
Jul 2015 - $52.00
We stayed here to attend the nearby Rockland Lobster Festival. Our spot was closest to the river, so our views were great - unobstructed, wide-open views of the river in the distance. WiFi was pretty much unusable. Our AT&T cell service also was marginal (1 or 2 bars of 3G), but that's nothing that the RV park can do anything about. There is a long gravel & dirt access road in and out of the park, which means that our car was always coated in a layer of dust, and the park won't let you wash your rig or car, so you've been warned. No cable TV to my recollection, but we could pull in a couple of stations over-the-air. It was a peaceful setting, just nothing special. - coffeetime
Jul 2018 - $37.00
I saw one other review that would almost match my feelings. The view and weather are extremely nice. The showers and bathrooms are clean, but no hand drying and no soap and the showers are pay .50 or more and extremely small and the toilets are too small too, but everything is clean. What made our stay worthwhile was the view and the tides. We camped here one week and always used the facilities. As one other camper said, the rules are many, but the owners are nice. Some people come back every year to the same spot. Can only stay two weeks at a time. Probably cheaper then most places on the ocean, but it should be as I've mentioned. No place to ride a bicycle as the beaches are all rocky and I didn't even get my FAT tire bike out of the truck. - WPJenkins
Sep 2017 - $34.00
My rating isn't higher just because the shorefront sites are kinda close together. But this was a great place to stay, very quiet, nice people, great fire ring and table with a view (from our site 12). Sites vary a lot of look at Google Earth and the site map to choose. The sites along the water have a great vista over the water. The price was good compared to many other campgrounds in Maine (which to us were expensive compared to the western U.S.) - chinookgeo
Jul 2017 - $34.00
We stayed at Lobster Buoy Campgrounds in July 2017 and I can say to us this was a hidden gem. It was by far the quietest campground we have stated in. We were just steps from them ocean. It is a smaller family owned and operated. There are some rules that someone going there would need to know. 1st is they do not allow you to run air conditioning or generators, but with the ocean breeze we found that we didn't need it at all. We had 15 amp electric and water. We needed the extension cord to reach the pedestal. The sites were not the most level that have seen but we were able to get level. They believe in old time camping where people need to entertain themselves. They do have their own beach that you can fish or kayak from. The other campers were mostly people that come back year after year but everyone is so friendly they made us feel like we knew them for a long time. - GaryMaryanne
Aug 2018 - $45.00
We did not actually stay at this park because it was full but we did drive through and talk to the office staff. A small park with 2 way sites. They do have a honey wagon and charge $10 to have it stop by your site. Honey wagon goes around the park on Monday and Friday. Roads were OK but small. I would take a motorhome here, but not a big rig due to low trees and a couple of tight turns. Office staff was very helpful and willing to answer questions. - RayN
Jul 2019 - $38.00
Mostly shaded sites with amble space between. Basically quiet with many transient campers and some seasonals. Hosts small groups of teen tenters with chaperones. Located close to ocean and harbor attractions such as seal and puffin tours, lobster shack, and other scenic spots. - Bag a donuts
Sep 2018 - $35.00
W/E30/I Wonderful wooded sites with great separation between sites. Main reason we chose this campground was easy access to see the Pemaquid Lighthouse 1 mile away but it turned out to be a gem even though it is a little out of the way. Internet access was only in the office area but it was very strong and had a nice place to sit and download my newspaper. Would definitely stay here again!!! - Teddi2
Aug 2018 - $35.00
Well maintained park, quite wooded spaces. Very close to the end of the peninsula of Pemaquid Point. Half hour drive over to Boothbay Harbor and convenient to see Midcoast Maine without the congestion of staying in Boothbay. Only issue was no trash cans close to the site and had to take garbage to dumpster which was overloaded and very smelly, but that was a relatively small inconvenience. - NHtrout
Sep 2019 - $53.00
This is a very nice and convenient campground if visiting the Boothbay area. Staff helpful and have great information about the area. We were in the 50 amps sites which are in an open area and fairly close to one another. However, these sites have a raised wooden patio-deck and a picnic table which we found a real asset. We would absolutely stay here again. One thing to be aware of is that the accept checks and cash but no credit cards. - dandd
Aug 2019 - $55.00
Great campground, lots of trees, sites are very large, staff friendly and responsive. They offer a shuttle into Boothbay Harbor during the day, which is great because parking can be a challenge. - LAFinn
Aug 2019 - $55.00
Very nice family owned and run park. 30 amp sites are generally wooded sites with good separation between sites, 50 amp sites are in an open field area. We were in the 50 amp area. Plenty of room to maneuver a big rig, sites are long enough for our 43 ft MH and our full sized pickup.But the sites are pretty close, side to side. They have a shuttle to town of you don't want to drive your car and pay for parking. Interior roads are paved, sites are gravel. Park was full and the weather was hot and voltage stayed, even so, voltage was always right around 120v. - JoeH
Jul 2013 - $30.00
Advertised as big rig friendly, it is not. The entry road very rough with pot holes and tight turns with low overhanging trees make access undesirable. The dump station available is on a pull through with a sharp turn and a steep hill on exit. - Northern Star 3934