Blackwoods Campground Regulations
Acadia National Park, Maine
|Campsites and Equipment:
- Camp only in designated sites. Always leave something on your site
to indicate occupancy (e.g., low value item, sign, etc.). This is
especially important for truck campers, vans, and RV's.
- Campsites are limited to two tents, six individuals, and one vehicle.
- All equipment must be placed on the gravel portion of the site.
- Connecting to any water or electric utility is prohibited.
- Please contact a ranger about special circumstances or extra parking.
Fires and Firewood:
- Adopt a Leave No Trace policy.
- Please refrain from walking on re-vegetated areas.
- For your safety and theirs, do not feed wildlife.
- Do not gather, pick, or cut wild flowers, plants, trees, rocks,
or any other natural or historic object.
- Water faucets are for only drawing water. No washing of any type
is allowed under the spigots. Camp wasted water must be disposed
of in designated utility drains.
- Store all food and cooking equipment in an enclosed vehicle or
a hard-sided food locker. Place all garbage in trash containers or
in your vehicle. Park regulations require campers top properly store
all items that may attract wildlife. Failure to do so may result
in a fine.
- Driving nails, spikes, or screws into trees is prohibited.
- Digging trenches is prohibited.
- The gathering of firewood is prohibited. Firewood can be purchased
- Keep campfires small and within the structure provided.
- Do not leave fires unattended.
- Pets must be leashed, caged, or under physical control at all times.
Leashes must be six feet or less in length.
- Do not leave pets unattended for their safety and the safety of
other visitors and wildlife.
- Be considerate of other campers; prevent excessive barking and
clean up waste.
- The speed limit is 15 mph.
- Observe all stop signs
- Skateboards, roller blades, scooters, and similar devices are not
Check Out Time:
- 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.
- Generators should be used sparingly during designated hours (8
a.m. to 7 p.m.).
- Noise levels should be kept to a minimum at all times; please show
respect for others.
- 10 a.m.
- Drop camping permit in check-out box upon your final departure.
- Please leave a clean campsite
- Call 911 for all emergencies.
(Information per National
The other campground on Mount Desert Island within Acadia National
Park is called Seawall Campground.
This campground is generally on a first come - first served basis.
If interested in learning about the many hiking
trails on Mount Desert Island, click on the link provided below.
Blackwoods Campground Reservations:
In U.S.: 1-800-365-2267 • International: 518-885-3639
National Parks Campsite Reservation Service
Acadia Hiking Trails
Hiking Safety Hints & Information
Other Maine & Acadia Campgrounds
National Park Entrance Fees