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Medway, Maine

Katahdin Shadows Campground

Medway, Maine


118 Katahdin Shadows
Medway, Maine 04460
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Sites: 110
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 45.616056137976
Longitude: -68.55327129364

Elevation: 320' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

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Ratings overview

29 Reviews

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Nothing fancy here. Mgt. friendly & helpful. Park clean but has lots of perm's and temps. Site needed work to get level. No cable, sat wouldn't work in the tree filled park. Overall , ok. We'd stay again if in the area. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
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: 26
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice staff and friendly guests. This is an older park with a lot of permanent seasonal guests. Lot's of activities. No cable. Wifi ok when it was up. Very good water pressure. Roads are a bit narrow but manageable. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
78
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Baxter State Park nearby.

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Review Count: 57
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed two nights in Site 41: 50 amp, FHU pull through to visit Baxter State Park. Interior roads are gravel, sites are gravel and grass between sites with picnic table and fire ring. Pull through site was just long enough for my 45 ft MH and jeep. Some trees but was open enough to get satellite. WiFi was spotty. Campground rules said would pick up trash but did not. Nice pool and activity hall. They sell hand dipped ice cream cones in office. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
41
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Convenient to I-95 but about 45 minutes drive away from Park.

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

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $72.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground is well suited to children with a pool, basketball court, game room and room to roam. It is well lit at night and has a store for purchasing souvenirs and other items. The cabins have a running water, refrigerator and stove. The only drawback for us here was the walk to the toilets at night. To this day our grand children have fond memories of their stay here. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Cabin.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Cabin 1
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Other
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Baxter State Park is a ways away, but with many hikes and moose watching opportunities. East Millinocket and Millinocket are closer for shopping forays. The new National Park, Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, is also under construction and worth a look.

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Review Count: 34
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Full service campground. Lots of full-time, seasonal residents, but also plenty of open spaces for those coming in for shorter stays. Roads are easy to navigate and sites are spaced well. There is a separate area for tents, which looked nice other than it was the farthest space from the bathrooms. There was a porta-potty out by the tents, at least. Everything was well kept. We didn't use the showers, but they looked reasonably clean & private. Good size store for basic needs & some souvenirs. Located far enough off the interstate to not get a lot of road noise, but close enough to town to be convenient to services. Our site was only level way towards the back where our hookups wouldn't reach. Closer to the hookups, it took a bit to get everything leveled out. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Site Details

Site Number
3
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes
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Review Count: 60
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

We got a nice gravel pull-through site next to the pool and amenities. The site is fairly level. There is no TV by antenna, and only some sites are satellite visible. This is a very nice, clean campground, the only reason I did not give it a ten is that they have no TV and the Internet at your site is spotty. I would definitely camp here again. The laundry facilities are very nice. This also appears to be a very nice campground for children. They have a few rabbits around here, which are cute and not afraid of people. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 134
States Visited: 46
Helpful Reviews: 20

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground has some of the nicest seasonals of any park we have visited. The shaded gravel and grass sites are level and all the utilities worked well. Each site has a nice fire pit and were very clean. They don't have cable but we were able to get a good signal with our satellite dish. The WiFI is slow and would drop out frequently but they said they were working on it. Our Verizon hotspot signal was strong. It is easy to get to from I-95 and we had no trouble getting around in the park with our 40' RV. They had a few activities for the kids, a nice pool, and playground. We would stay here again. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 107
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Good location, nice and clean facilities, family friendly, many activities, very nice office staff. However…..very, very compact and we struggled with our 38’ fifth wheel – would not recommend any towable rigs over 34’ in season when the park is crowded, as it’s rather tight to maneuver. Pull-thru sites share a pedestal, so you may not get the one 50-amp service if you’re not the first one there. No TV reception and no cable, but Verizon 4G works surprisingly well. Some may find the numerous rabbit adorable, but they are everywhere, as is their waste. Maybe it’s the weekend we’re here, but the loudest campground ever – no, not the road noise, but very loud, screaming children and their parents. If you come on a weekend, and this is an issue for you, it’s worth asking for a quiet (if there is one) area. Oh, quiet hours do not start until 11pm, a bit late in our opinion. It is strictly enforced and it’s quiet at 11:01pm, but quite loud until that moment. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 52
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 8

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

When you enter this park the parking area to register is on the side of a steep hill. Big rigs should pull up to the left side of the flag poles and park there to avoid the steep tight turns in front of the office. The road around the campground is gravel, well maintained, but can be tight in areas if you’re a 40ft class A with toad. A lot of the park is filled with long term and seasonal quests, many with permanent porches, sheds and satellite dishes nailed to trees. This makes the place look more like a travel trailer park than a campground. There are only 6 shaded 30/50amp shared pedestal full-hookup pull thru sites for large rigs, everything else is back-in. If you want some shade and are willing to maneuver into a site, you might fit into one on the hill but it is very treed so getting a satellite view will be a problem. Some of the power pedestals may be out of reach for your power cord up there, if so, ask the office for an extension if you don’t have one. The staff is very helpful and will loan you a 30 amp cord to use. If you don’t need sewer and want an easy back-in with open skies stay in Violette’s field, a water and electric only level grass yard. You will have plenty of room to maneuver a big rig into place without any obstacles. The bathroom, showers and laundry are all clean and well maintained. Sprint has no service in the area. The free park WI-FI worked fine near the office, but got slower the further away you were. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

If it's a hopping, jumping campground that would fill your hearts' desire, Mt. Katahdin is the place to build your late night fire. Very family friendly, always things to do. Managed very nicely, seasonals, and yes, they're nice too. You have a pool and Wi-Fi. If you want a/c you'll pay. There is a playground for the kiddies, and they're buzzing about all day. Those who stay the season can add their own decor. Although it's always busy, a well stocked camping store. If you are into "peace & quiet"this is not for you, There is a primitive tenting area, but it's pretty "happening", too. It's very family friendly and if your focus is just that, I believe it rates an "8". So go check out "Mt. Kat". We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Some seasonal sites, but most are well kept and have friendly folks. Bunnies all around add to the entertainment. Many weekly activities and usually nightly hay rides for those young at heart. Some noise from the big log trucks on the highway. Close to Mt. Katahdin and Baxter State Park. Gravel roads and some grassy sites, which are quite level. The local TV stations did not come in for us. Nice walking conditions around the campground. We would stay here again. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Not all sites are good for large (40 ft) RVs, but they have several. Most sites have 30 amp, a few have 50. Good free Wi-Fi, wonderful staff. The owner takes great pride in helping his customers. Had a minor problem with electric and the owner responded quickly and had it fixed. Rate reflects the weekly rate. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 172
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 28

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

Nice family CG. Lots of happy kids. Pull through sites power post shared with adjacent site, one gets 30a the other 50a. Rooftop dish didn't get signal, Wi-Fi slow & Sprint cell phone/Internet hotspot slow & on roaming. Would be good for longer stays if CG had TV & good Wi-Fi. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 52
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: December, 2010 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Just a quick stopover here on the way south for the winter. We picked this site because of its location along our route and the fact that it is "open all year." We received a courteous reply to our email inquiry, registered online, and were greeted by a very friendly woman on our arrival! There is about six inches of snow covering everything, but the park looks clean and well-maintained...bathrooms and showers very clean. We would stay here again. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

We used this park for a quick stop but found it to be nice. Restroom and shower were clean owners were very nice. Had a pull through ready for us so we had a very easy in and out. As with most parks there were many seasonal people but we found ti overall nice. Would definitely stay here again. We camped at Katahdin Shadows Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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