Blackwoods Campground provides a forested year round Acadia National Park setting on Mount Desert Island. There are approximately 306 camping sites. Showers are nearby but there are no hookups or utilities provided in the campground. The Island Explorer Shuttle Bus has a pickup and drop-off point here during the season. Cadillac Mountain is directly north and the ocean is a short walk to the south. (Be sure to view the special interactive map to see its location relative to the many spectacular sights.)
Reservations are suggested from May 1 through October 31 of each year. If in the U.S., call Blackwoods Campground at 1-800-365-2267 (International: 518-885-3639) beginning in February to make your reservations or use the following: Online Campsite Reservation Service. Camping in Acadia National Park requires appropriate registration and payment of both entrance and recreational use fees (camping). Campsites are limited to two tents, six individuals, and one vehicle.
From December 1 through March 31, Blackwoods Campground is open for primitive camping only and is closed to automobiles. Campers are required to hike in from the campground entrance.
The other campground on Mount Desert Island within Acadia National Park is called Seawall Campground. Seawall recently began accepting reservations on part of their lots and is planning on taking full reservations in 2012. For those interested in trying one of the many hiking trails, click on the link provided below.
Blackwoods Campground Reservations
In the U.S. call: 1-800-365-2267 • International: 518-885-3639
Blackwoods Campground Entrance Station GPS
Latitude 44.310204; Longitude - 68.204045
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