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Walnut Grove Campground

Alfred, Maine


599 Gore Rd
Alfred, Maine 04002
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 121
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 43.51759
Longitude: -70.75136

Elevation: 428' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

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16 Reviews

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Review Count: 69
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $44.00
Overall Rating:

We had one of three pull throughs that overlooked the playground. There are quite a few seasonal campers. It's a nice wooded campground. We were there before Memorial Day so the pool wasn't open and the campground wasn't full. We were there to visit the surrounding area so it served our purposes. Friendly staff and the park is well maintained. Except the bathroom/showers could use an upgrade but they were clean. Two washers and two dryers in the laundry room. $2.00 each. Cable and WiFi both worked well. Took us a couple trys and some boards to get level. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
19
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

We used this as a quick overnight spot. The staff was so very nice and helpful. We used the dump station on arrival as we had a site without sewer (our choice) and the gentleman in a cart waited patiently for us, then escorted us to our site. The site was in the woods and totally shaded which was good in August in Maine. The site was easy to back into. The parking pad was dirt/grass and we had just a little leveling to do. All electric and water connections were in good shape, no corrosion. The site was far from the toilets and bathhouse. Showers looked to be coin operated. We keep a voltage meter on and saw that voltage dropped to about 105 around 7:00 but recovered to 113 at 8:30 and fully back to 120 by 9pm. We use a surge protector to safeguard our rv as fluctuations do happen everywhere. Dump station was clean, tidy and totally organized. The campground provided the drain sewer hose and the rinse hose so our time there was quick and easy. Lovely place run by lovely folks. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
30
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $28.00
Overall Rating:

The owners bust their humps to be courteous and helpful. Mostly seasonal people here who are quite friendly. They're dog friendly. It's a gated, safe park for sure. You're situated about 10 miles from stores you need. They have a pool, 2 washers and two dryers. They sell firewood as well. The sites are much larger than most places overall. Wifi but no cable at ours and antenna picked up nothing really. There are sites in the woods as well for smaller units. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
T
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Stock up because you're kind of secluded.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

Family-owned and operated. Lovely people. Very very affordable for Maine in summer!!!! Clean, huge wooded sites. Since I'm a nurse and working, plus doing the monthly rate, they did their best to put me in the more wooded area, which make it cozy and more private - plus quiet. There's a pool, huge playground, a rec room, planned activities. Very family oriented. Most sites are back-in but now I can do it solo!

Highly recommended. The only reason I didn't give topmost marks was the occasional smelly portapotty, which I'm sure the few tent campers are grateful for. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
63 and 46
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Sand, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here to visit a relative who has a seasonal. We mostly used it as a base camp to hit the local area. The campground was seemed well kept, the site was roomy enough for our unit (big Pop Up), and it was peaceful at night, and the staff very friendly. The one and only negative, was the bathroom facilities. They need a serious upgrade and had coin operated showers. So where does the money go ? I would think for a charge to shower, they would be in much better condition. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Tent Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my tent trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Located in the foothills of the White Mountains, this campground is nestled between an apple orchard on a New England back road, with easy access to the Maine coast and the New Hampshire seacoast. The sites are kept immaculate. The owner goes into great detail of maintaining the park pristine clean. I did not think that this camp was suitable for children under the age of 13, as the playground has archaic playground equipment, rusty swings, rusty slides, etc. Most of the people staying there are seasonal and are very hard to warm up to. The owner and his wife seem to like just the seasonal people and complain when Massachusetts and Connecticut people come up to stay. There is a lot of noise drinking and partying--kind of a swingers atmosphere at night not suitable for children. There is a lot of shooting of weapons in the woods surrounding the campground at night, making it feel very unnerving. Although they offer Wi-Fi it does not reach basically outside of the confines of the main office building. Hardly any of the sites can pick up the Wi-Fi and It's far from being cheap. ATV paths in the woods are excellent. This is one of the best campgrounds you can stay at if you were in an ATV pilot. There are very little or no activities for any of the families or kids. The pool is closed every night at 7 PM sharp. One night a drunk fellow wandered into my RV by mistake and it's just a little unnerving and for a family. Campground it's not what I would be looking for with young children unless you want to spend the day in the woods on an ATV. A very unwelcoming unfriendly attitude. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 165
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 29

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Nice neat entry and store, with large paved front area, with dirt/gravel roads in campground per se. Sites grassy and well mowed. Mostly permanent long stay trailers with fewer over night short stay sites open. Friendly staff lady. The bathhouses however, do need a good cleaning, and new floor painting. Do need to pay a dime in the men's for 2 minute shower and 25 cents for 2 minutes in women's. A real pain: to not quite finish a 2 minute shower, and run out of time and coins. Shower should be included in campground fee. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

Back again after 2 years. Great place to bring the grandchildren. Lots of open space, quiet and off the beaten track. Not "touristy" or tacky. A nice family CG with pool and fairly well equipped store/snack bar. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

Park staff was very friendly. Camp was clean and arranged so wood sites were really wood sites, trees around the site. One could truly relax without the crowds and fast pace of the world. Truly a gem in Southern Maine We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $21.00
Overall Rating:

This is a gem of a park, off the beaten part, yet close enough to major highways to get you anywhere you need to go. The owners of the park are 100% top notch, extremely friendly and helpful. Lots of space for activities, one area is so large you could play football, or throw frisbees and never bother another camper. The spots are gravel and most seem level. A lot of seasonal units but they are clean and kept up, plus the seasonal people are friendly. The bathrooms are dated, but clean. Good Satellite coverage and you can have a shade spot or an open spot. This would be a 10 park for us, but I rated it a nine because of the WiFi, good signal and fast, but when you need to download large files, it is restricted. With today's needs for working online and transferring files, this was a big headache, but if you just want to surf the net or do e-mail, it is great for that. Maybe if they offered an unrestricted log in for some with an added cost, that would fix everything and then it is a 10 park. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 155
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

We had a wonderful stay at this park, people and management friendly and helpful. Huge pull through site with good TV and Wi-Fi reception. Good 50 amp service. We would go here again and again. Suggest reservations because pull-throughs are limited. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 118
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Pretty rural cg, spacious sites, nice-looking pool. Good cable TV and WiFi. Nice ATV trails in back. Would've been a 10 if our site had been level (was one of the most unlevel ones we've had, couldn't get leveled even with blocks on one side), if price had been a bit lower, and if clothes dryer had done the job (took two runs @ $1.50 to get things dry; I did mention this to cg owner, hopefully that will get fixed). We were here mid-week so things were calm and quiet, not sure what weekends might be like. With ATVs (even though trails located in the back), might get a little noisy? Lots of seasonals but most nice-looking enough. Off the beaten path, but we would stay here again. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2009 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here for the Labor Day weekend 2009. What a gem of a campground! Absolutely wonderful. The owners were the nicest and most helpful camp owners we have met yet! The seasonal campers were also very friendly and helpful as well! Very clean campground and lots of activities for the kids. Great playground and super swimming pool! The whole experience was great. The campground has a real sense of community and you feel like you know everybody as soon as you arrive! We will definitely be back to this beautiful place! We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

A nice campground but rather expensive for being away from everything. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

Used this local park for first trip with grandchildren. Kid friendly. Large grassy play area with swings, slide. Pool is small by today's standards but well kept. We chose site in trees for extra shade. Quiet, clean, well managed CG. Will visit again. Lots of seasonal sites but a very nice crowd to mingle with. Some interior dirt roads need grading but with monsoon rains this year, it's to be expected. We camped at Walnut Grove Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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