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15 RV Parks near Chelsea, Maine
We did however find 15 campgrounds within 25 miles of Chelsea. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Chelsea in the left hand column.
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 2018 - $68.00
In my opinion this is disappointing example of a KOA Park. This rv park in no way is up to the high standards of KOA. The other 6 KOA parks I stayed at this trip were well worth the premium KOA charges. Not this one. Seems to me tired, rough and old relative to other rv parks I stayed at. The roads were bumpy and pitted. My 35 foot Class A would not self level using its automated system due to an overly sloped site (both fore and aft, left and right) requiring a half hour with supplemental leveling blocks. Turns were tight. Paid almost $70 per night. Truth be told I had far nicer places at $30 per night this trip. - Bob9999
Aug 2018 - $51.00
Nice shady site. Level. You may need extra sewer hose. The sewer connecter was at the very rear of the site. Good wifi and several OTA channels. You have to climb a pretty steep grade to get out of the park. The reason for the 3 on satisfactory of value is because for 50.00 plus you should have cable included with FHU. - archbarb
Jun 2018 - $52.00
This KOA has new owners, and they are lovely. They are working hard to fix things up, and soon this should be a great camp. Right now, it is very rough. This is a KOA "Journey" camp with a pool and no other frills, making the >$50 price tag outrageous. We were greeted pleasantly, sign in was quick, and we were escorted to our site. Access to all sites is up a relatively steep hill. Each site is surrounded by trees making it very difficult for big rigs to navigate into and out of their pull through. Sites are hard compacted gravel that made it easy to level our 40' rig. Electrical and water hookups are good, and are located in the middle of the site. The sewer is all the way at the rear of the site. Even with trees we were able to open all of our slides, but not the awnings (and they weren't needed in the shade). This camp is in the forest so there is absolutely no way to use a satellite dish for TV, and only a few channels are available via antenna. There is no cable. The camp WIFI worked well. AT&T was at two bars LTE. - OH2SD
Aug 2008 - $38.00
Very nice owner's and host staff, restaurant and small supply store. Beautiful lake access with a dock for boats and visiting boats. Mostly outdated playground for kids but the lake is the main draw with a jump float and nice clean beach. Steady 30a power and decent pricing with flexible staff. We extended our stay by a half day and they charged me only $6. Now I have to be honest and list the bad - the access road is terrible and nearly 3/4 of a mile long with steep rises and falls, some overhanging tree limbs and rutted areas. Also, the sites are tight tight tight. This is NOT a place for anyone towing something longer then a 34' trailer of any type. The roads are narrow and people park their cars into the the road, I am still surprised (thanks to my wife spotting objects) that I didn't tear the roof or take out a corner marker. - mwebber78
Jun 2008 - $42.00
NOTE: GPS does not recognize Norris Point Road. The correct address is Norris Hill Road which ends at the campground. Small, mostly seasonal campground. Sites can not be booked for less than 7 days until after Memorial Day. Minimal activities: crafts, bingo, weekend horseshoe tournament. The Saturday night we stayed they had a great band. Non seasonal sites are grassy with very little shade. Small store with basics. 6 miles to get to any services. Too many seasonals tear around on golf carts for such a small campground. Lake is beautiful and quite warm for Maine. We probably won't go back. - Everyboysmomma
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
Jun 2017 - $35.00
Service at the Office was sketchy. Sometimes they were there, other times not. They couldn't find our reservation and had to call the owner at home to get the ok. Our site was quite uneven and the sewer inlet was up higher than our trailer outlet. Cable hookup was available but didn't work. If someone visits for any length of time...it's $5 per person. I'm an older guy and my son stopped by to help me hook up...$5. the park is situated on a pretty pond, that's a plus. - MCHug
Jun 2016 - $35.00
All hookups worked fine. We were thankful for the cable since our satellite tv didn't work. The park could use a little extra TLC as it has a run down tired look. The bathrooms needed cleaning. There were cob webs that needed to be brushed away from last year and a coat of paint wouldn't hurt. Our GPS registered a 42% downgrade coming into the park. For some reason, they kept blocking the road as you entered (probably to stop people coming in too fast). A fox then a skunk lived (or died?) under the office making it smell so bad the managers couldn't even work there. The laundry room had two of four dryers broken and only two washers. They worked well but were also housed in the stinky office building. - Melodycthomas
Jul 2018 - $40.00
Nice lake swimming during heat wave. Very close to neighbors. Sand and grave hard to keep out of camper. Electricity kept going on and off. Grounds are not landscaped and not attractive or inviting. We stayed here to be able to visit with nearby family and beyond that convenience was not particularly enjoyable. The park is almost all seasonal campers. - carmilake
Jun 2016 - $37.00
This was a convenient one night stopover from New Brunswick Canada to VT. It has a lovely lakeside setting with many seasonals and families with kids. As mentioned by others, the access road to the park is 3/4 mile of unpaved and bumpy travel but once inside the park the roads were fine.
Our unshaded site was part of an interior circular grassy area. None of the shady perimeter sites along the lakefront were available. We had a comfortable distance from our neighbor for our slide-out and the grassy site was level. We had 30 amp service but did not use their water or WiFi. There was a dump station near the exit but none at the site.
There were several families with kids, both in tents and in RVs. It seemed very family oriented.
Management does have lots of rules and signs. At registration we were handed a plastic bag for trash and a list of 28 rules. Signage in the (only?) bathroom was "no washing dishes or pans in sinks" and "washrooms closed between 8a and 9:30a". Perhaps the park's emphasis on kids was the reason for having so many rules. - BP106
Sep 2015 - $35.00
Old smaller campground but buildings and landscape in good condition. Staff was very friendly and very helpful. Approximately 60 percent are permanent campers. Campground is right on the lake but most water view sites are taken by permanent campers. They do rent canoes and kayaks and would be a good place for fishing. Campground has some shaded areas and very limited number of 50 amp and a few long pull thru sites. Campground road had horrible potholes on road into camp. They did drag the road before we left which made the road bearable. We camped here because it was a good Sam Park but campground would not give the 10% discount unless you paid in cash. Never experienced this from a Good Sam park. - fulltimehusker
Aug 2018 - $1.00
Nice camp. Tight turns if not in the front spaces 1-18. Weekends became basically a party atmosphere. Slots 1-8 were large though surprisingly had to problems leveling so bring some blocks. The road into the slot and out was okay for slots 1-8 but interior to the camp the turns would have been very tight - lefield
May 2018 - $47.00
Owner makes up the rules as fits his mood. After over 12 years of camping there, and last two years of setting up a pet fence to keep our Yorkies contained and happy, this year the owner decided that a portable adjustable fence had to be taken down. Now no fence allowed. Over the years we have had many issues of their campers with barking dogs, and loose run-away dogs. Owner has an "oh well" attitude, and don't care as long has he is left alone, and collects payment. They have gone down hill every year about enforcing their so called rules. It use to be fun going to Beaverbrook, and I do not enjoy, or have interest in camping anymore. Sad day when you do what is needed to keep our pets happy and quiet, then be told to take down the fence, or leave. We choose to leave and not have the headache of other campers not following the campground rules. - stephen moody
Jul 2016 - $45.00
Reminded me of a state park with full hook ups. The entrance is literally at the end of a (3) mile long gravel road where it dead ends, so don't be alarmed. We had one of about 10 pull throughs close to the entrance and it was ok. Extensively treed, so-so water pressure, no wifi period, iffy cell service. Had to ask the check in people several questions after we checked in and their responses were less than helpful. Most likely won't stay again if in the area. - jc2
Oct 2017 - $34.00
Stayed October 2017 The fall season in the north is always a spectacular time of year, and this was a pretty spectacular place to stay and enjoy it. The park is located lakeside and over a large farm property, it is an ideal setting away from traffic and other noise. We had the park to ourselves at this time of year, but the site we stayed in seemed roomy enough that having neighbours wouldn't be a problem. Services all worked without a problem and were located handy to the spot we pulled into. Since the park was empty the owners gave us the option of pulling lateral to our site so we would not have to unhook a tow vehicle. We opted to back in after unhooking so we could enjoy the sunset sitting outside. The spot we stayed was away from the lake, but no less enjoyable as it was an easy walk to get lakeside. The park has a fantastic barn social facility that must be perfect for weddings and events. There are two sizable fire pits that must be used in the prime season for parkwide gatherings. There is also a stage where live entertainment can be hosted, complete with a grass hill facing it making for the perfect venue. There are a number of permanent rv's in spots by the lake, all appeared to be well kept and cared for. The owners definitely care for the facility, and they were extremely hospitable too. - Riptorn
Sep 2011 - $28.00
On the plus side the one staff member we met was friendly. We asked for a pull-through and were placed in an area where they put overnighters. There was nobody else in the area and we were allowed to park sideways so we didn't have to unhook our toad. On the down side this area was muddy gravel that had not had the trash picked up in quite a while. None of the fire pits had been cleaned and all had cans and bottles or other trash in them. We saw a couple of dogs running free off leash. Our area had been frequented by them and their wastes had not been picked up. We had no desire to spend a second night. - arpijay
Jul 2011 - $31.00
Rate reflects PA discount during the week and full price on the weekend. Had choice of 3 sites and chose one on the hill. Very quiet up there. Lots of semi-permanent RVs. They are local and keep the RV there for the weekend etc.. FHU with 30amp power was OK until the heat wave hit and then the AC's pulled it down too low for me to run mine. Eventually all power was lost in the whole area. Not just the park. Very helpful and friendly staff. I didn't swim in the lake but the wife did and enjoyed it. They had activities on the weekends. There are signs on Hwy.1 on both ends of Winslow Hill Rd. Easy to find. We visited lots of towns, Acadia and Bar Harbor from there. Made a good base camp. - Fulltime 5er
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
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
Sep 2018 - $54.00
Traveling in a 38 foot coach we stayed 5 nights in a site for big rigs. The site we had lacked gravel. The park is going for the green look and maybe that is why the sites were all grassy. If it had rained our grass pad would have been a mud pit and we would not have been able to get out. Is it that hard to put a little gravel down on the dirt? On the positive side because of all the grass there is no dust, which means not having to wash the coach after our stay. It is a very clean rv park (one of the cleanest we have been to). We had to pay an extra fee for checking in early. When you stay for as many nights as we did, I do not believe they should charge an extra fee for checking in only 90 minutes early ($45). Our satellite worked great here as our site was in the middle of the big open field. If you have a dog there is ample area to walk, however beware of their dog policy. Under no circumstance can you leave your dog alone in your coach or trailer, not even for 30 minutes. If you do....and you're caught, you will be kicked out. If you are looking for a quiet and clean park where you can sit outside and relax... go here. We enjoyed our stay, but because of their dog policy I do not think we would ever go back. - JDC10
Aug 2018 - $65.00
This is a peasant campground with nice grounds, but I can see no reason for it to cost so much! We chose it for the location and decided to just pay up, but were hit with even more charges. When I called they said it would be $60 plus tax and I didn't notice when I registered that my base charge was $65. We arrived at 11:00am and had to pay another $25 for early arrival, which no one had mentioned when I made the reservation. The site looks level, but we still had to work a bit. The bathrooms are clean but rustic and dated, and the showers cost 25 cents for 8 minutes. That's kind of a slap in the face after the huge cost to stay here! The power is just 30amp and a little weak. They have WiFi, but it only works at the office. For this price, they could install another router! They have things for recreation and the sites are nice, but I would certainly not stay here again!! It would be nice at $35-40! - mom2wildlife
Jul 2018 - $85.00
Our first time here and the experience was great. This is one of the cleanest, most attractive RV parks we've ever been in. Instead of being crowded into a line of campsites a mere few feet apart, our campsite was roomy and our closest neighbor 40 or so yards away. The sites are tastefully sited so that one can have a view of the tidal basin, shade, open sun or whatever one wants. We had full hookups. The staff is friendly as well as our fellow campers. Some were in RVs, some in tents, some in motor homes. Pricy but worth it. - gcd28