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11 RV Parks near Palermo, Maine
We did however find 11 campgrounds within 25 miles of Palermo. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Palermo in the left hand column.
Sep 2010 - $19.00
No services and you must carry your trash out. We stayed in Site 20 right on the lake. This state park is small but very nice. It is about 37 miles east of Augusta right on route 3. There are about ten sites right on the lake and if you have a boat you can tie it right up in front of your site. Restrooms are new like many of the Maine State Parks with individual bathrooms, showers and sink. Nicely done! The State of Maine got a grant to construct these washrooms a couple of years ago and most of their state parks now have really nice ones that are modern. No services here but for an overnight or a week most RV’s can live without it. There is a public picnic area that is very nice with a swimming area next to the campground. Since we were there in September the rates have dropped. We paid as an out of stater $19 but in season it must be close to $25 or higher. It is a good place to stop driving over to Acadia or to stops along the coast! - gsnakehill
Aug 2019 - $41.00
The entrance road was bumpy and hilly. The ad said cable and WiFi. When I called I asked specific lot about the cable and WiFi. She said oh yes it works. When we parked and payed, we found out it didn’t work. The campers next door said he has been here 1 week and it hasn’t work all week. So she lied to lure us in here. I called the office and she said , oh the last person there must have broke it. My husband will come and fix it, he didn’t and then the office was closed. Problem over for them. The site is very unleveled. Our front wheels are off the ground. - plp1280
Jul 2019 - $35.00
Put us in a large back-in FHU site. Water quality seems good; electric good. We have cable but get only Fox News the best. We get some OTA stations as well. Not a large campground; it's laid out in circles that are not easy to drive around with an RV. Lots of annuals and looks like some full timers. Lots of trees and mosquitos. Sits on Webber Pond with docks so you can launch a boat or whatever. There is also swimming in the pond. They have a large tent set up for activities. - Kerch Family
Sep 2018 - $30.00
Traveling in a 38 foot coach we stayed 4 nights in a site for big rigs. I urge you to think again about this place! We were four sites from the office and we never picked up their WiFi signal. One time when I was in the office another tenant complained about the WiFi not working. We also complained two times that our cable did not work. They.... NEVER fixed either! This park has a lot of full-time residents and they are trashy and messy! On top of all this, the water pressure was inconsistent with massive fluctuations from low-to-high. Our satellite did not work here (to many large trees to get reception). Today we live in the age of wifi technology and there is nothing to stop this rv park from investing in doing wifi properly. For some users (such as ourselves) wifi is an important feature. We know enough not to count on a good signal over the weekends, but during the weekday there is no excuse! We even had the Wifi-Ranger on our roof with a direct-line-of-sight to their wifi source (the distance was just a stone's throw away). - JDC10
Oct 2018 - $35.00
Tight turns and a steep hill lead into this tiny park. We were assigned a 30 amp back-in near the office which would have been a very tight fit for our rig. The one remaining staff member (they were closing for the season in a couple of days) suggested we just go down by the lake, take up two sites and enjoy the scenery. Only one other rig came in during our four-night stay. Most of the seasonal rigs were empty; the few remaining people were pulling boats out of the water and closing up for the winter. Water went off briefly due to a leak somewhere in the park. It was quickly restored. While most of the park could use a serious face lift and upgrade, it was peaceful, quiet and scenic. Steep, rutted gravel road and a tight turn made it difficult to get out of the park. - rfmscat
Aug 2016 - $38.00
Stayed for 4 days/nights. We had a water site, and it had an awesome view of the lake. No problems with power. No sewer at the lake front sites, but we knew that when we made the reservation. The owner came by and pumped out our holding tank when asked. The pump-out fee was very cheap!
They have an entertainment room that we never visited, but there was often a flurry of children activity during the day.
No problems, and clean facilities. Oh, if you mingle with your neighbors, you might get Lobster for $2.50 a pound.
We would DEFINITELY come back again! Very quiet! - Bob Mac
Jul 2016 - $42.00
Owners were really nice. Gave us a site close to the swimming beach and playground. Had our 6 year old granddaughter with us, it was very convenient for her to run over and play. My main complaint with the site is that it was grass, and wet/soggy from recent rains. This made it impossible to use our leveling jacks, even with boards placed underneath. Sites are small, but there was no one in the adjacent sites, so it was okay. - Michigal
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
Jul 2014 - $15.00
$15 rate represents a $450 monthly rate plus electric. We intended to stay a month, ending up staying for over two. This is a little slice of heaven folks, the wife and I have RV'd over 30 years and this is one of nicest campgrounds and nicest people you will ever meet. The campground is for adults only, no frills for kids which is exactly what we look for. Very clean campground, beautiful landscaping, right on the Kennebec River. I caught several small mouth bass at the dock, sturgeon can be seen jumping out of the river, eagles soaring, very pristine setting. The owners are wonderful people, host regular Friday night dinners, and do a wonderful job of making you feel like this is home. The campground is centrally located, easy enough to get to the coast or to the mountains on day trips. Augusta is 10 minutes to the north, plenty to see. We will definitely return to this park. - JamBus
Jul 2012 - $25.00
Rate is weekly rate plus tax. We are staying here for 2 weeks. The park is quiet and seems quite secure. Each vehicle gets a remote to operate the gated entrance. Most of the sites are seasonal but there are a couple sites available. Everybody we have met is quite friendly. Sat at the river yesterday and watched several eagles fishing. We are about 50 feet from railroad tracks but have not seen any train since we got here 5 days ago. Paved rail/trail is beside the tracks. Owner is very friendly and helpful. If space is available here when we are in the area we will stay here again. - User1984
Jul 2008 - $13.00
We found this campground thru Passport America and the rate reflects their discount. The owner added 3 new back in sites this year, the other 11 sites are taken by seasonal campers. Our site (13) is wooded, full shade, with a gravel drive and pad. It is a short walk past the other sites to the Kennebec river and marina. This is a great stop for folks traveling to or from Canada or someone with a boat that is lucky enough to get a slip in the marina. - SunnyTravelers
Aug 2019 - $30.00
Loved this place. Would return if we ever visit here again. Had a full hookup site with plenty of room, closest to entrance. Very quiet. Lots of seasonals closer to water. All well kept. Perfect location for exploring local haunts like Bristol, Rockport, Camden. Stayed 3 nights. - Andywriter
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
Jul 2019 - $45.00
We had been at the Oceanside Bar Harbor KOA for a week before coming here. We loved the peacefulness of the campground. We stayed in site 18 and then 14 because we extended one night. Verizon hotspot works wonderful. They do offer a Good Sam discount, but you have to ask, which unfortunately I didn't. If you put in the address, there is no problem getting there, but it is busy on Rt 1 thru Camden and tight if you have a big RV. There is cable that you can purchase if you do seasonal camping. It isn't cost effective for the owners to do it otherwise. Sites are spacious albeit with roots from trees. Bath house is small, but clean. Will definitely stay again. - Junia
Jul 2019 - $44.00
This is our second time to this park. There is nothing yucky or unsightly about this park. You don't drive in and get the feeling you're in jeopardy of having anything stolen or your worrying about your safety because the park is in the trees, grass is mowed and it is neat and clean. However, they have some issues. IMHO, in today's world, a RV park should have 2 things - WIFI (that you don't have to pay extra for) and some way to watch TV. Because of the trees you can't get satellite reception, there are no OTA stations that you can tune in to clearly so they should offer cable. They do not offer cable. We are TV people and would have left if didn't have shows recorded on our DVR that could last us the week we were there. They offer WIFI, but it is a pay-for service. Luckily the Verizon signal was good. These 2 issues mean a lot to us so they loose a lot of appeal because of those omissions. We found our site very pretty and comfortable and easy to get in to (#42) except it was unlevel. Had to put blocks under the tires on one side. The utilities are placed well and worked good. There is good spacing between the sites, which was comfortable. We didn't have any problems negotiation the interior roads except a couple of low branches around our site. As we were backing in to our site a pine tree branch was scraping our roof but there was no way to avoid it. After getting settled I went to the office and told them about 2 branches that needed to be removed before we left (in 5 more days). I then reminded them each day. Finally at 9:30 on the day of our departure they showed up to cut the branches making us an hour late in leaving on a somewhat long day. At least they took care of the problem, but waiting until the drop dead hour was a little disconcerting. They are too pricey - no discounts. Love the Rockport area very much, but we will try a different park next time. - jomark
Jun 2019 - $60.00
First Impression: Entrance sign crowded by weeds. In a deep forest just off the main road. Safety: No concerns but no night lighting. Access: Avoid US-1 through Rockland (south of Rockport) as US-1 cuts through historic downtown with very narrow streets. Use ME-90 (in good condition). CG access road poorly marked, in fair condition and is hard to spot, Garmin GPS got lost. Office: Informative camp host, token store with snacks and some camping necessities. Credit cards accepted. Online reservations available. No price discounts. Facilities: Pool. No spa or fitness room. Small, aging rec center with a ping-pong table. Aging restrooms/showers but clean, no mold, useable (score "A"). No propane sales. No playground. No off-leash dog run. Campground: Not in a flood plain. No storm shelter available. Heavily wooded. Interior roads are narrow dirt/gravel in fair condition with sharp turns. Tree branches are maintained. Maneuvering all RVs is a challenge. Multiple tent areas. No yurts or cabins. Sites are all generous, sufficiently level, grass/dirt, pull-through and back-in, no site landscaping. You're parking on the forest floor; watch for trees, tree stumps, and roots. No site demarcation. Pedestals at middle of site with electric 30 or 50 depending on site; no meters. Very low water pressure with good taste. Sewer pipe is 4" unthreaded, about 4" above ground level. No patios. Useable picnic tables. Fires permitted in fire rings. Very poor satellite views. No cable TV. OTA TV found channels but they faded in-and-out. Pay Wi-Fi. Verizon phone and 4G at 3 bars. Recycle bins. Noise: None, very quiet. Bug Report (late June): small and some very large black ants. Runners: CG roads not suitable for running. Yoga: no good place for your mat. Conclusion: Score 4-Weak but your local camping options are limited. - StephenK
Oct 2019 - $50.00
We stayed on site 61U for 3 nights. Nice campground. Our site was large, grassy, and level. Water and electric, but no sewer. Showers were free and clean, but you can't control the water temperature and they were WAY too hot the night that I used them. Don't get me wrong, I love a hot shower, but this was literally scalding. When I said something to the park ranger she didn't seem all that concerned. - Bonnie66
Sep 2019 - $47.00
Great park with lots of trails. Rating of trails is a little off. Harder than the rating says. All trails go up in elevation. Had a level campsite with WiFi!!!!! - Rjhiker
Sep 2019 - $60.00
We have camped at Camden Hills State Park often over the years and the only thing that has changed is the cost. There really is no low season anymore and out of staters who want electric & water pay a hefty fee. We still love it and park in the open field for better reception. Your fee also lets you drive up the mountain for beautiful views of the village of Camden and the harbor. It is better to drive up in the morning before you leave because if you don't tow there is not as many cars parking on the top and you have more choices for parking an RV. The campground has clean bathhouses and family showers. Camden is a fishing village with quaint shops and restaurants. We always stop at the Maine State Prison Store before we get to Camden in Thomaston on route 1. The woodworking and items for sale made by the prisoners is outstanding. This is a good place to camp heading along the coast of Maine. - gsnakehill
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