7.6 Good

Seawall Campground (NPS Campground)

Southwest Harbor, Maine

Southwest Harbor, Maine 04679
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 218
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 44.24049
Longitude: -68.30428

Elevation: 37' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water no
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers no
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • 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
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach yes
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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7 Reviews

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Review Count: 66
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

This is a National Park campground so of course, no hookups. Site was fairly level and grass with a lot of shade. The first 10 sites are side by side so your neighbor will be very close, so choose sites starting with 11. Water spigots throughout the campground and dump station is in a good location. We were 36' and managed the roads but I wouldn't go any bigger, just enough room for the toad. Restrooms were some the best I've seen in a national park campground. Staff was very friendly and helpful especially the park ranger lady. She helped us a lot. A great location for seeing the park and the seawall is right across the street from the campground: you can walk, bike or drive. Beautiful location and we would definitely come back. We camped at Seawall Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Site Surface
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 102
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

Nice campground. No hookups or TV reception. Verizon phone iffy, no hot spot. The campground is in the National Park but is really 35 minutes drive from about anywhere. I would recommend staying in one of the private campgrounds near Bar Harbor which is much closer to the park, it's scenic drive and hiking. We camped at Seawall Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

A very good location for the park. Can be a little hard to find. The sites are easy to enter. We camped at Seawall Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 45
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

Liked the privacy, but no electric, no showers and no water hookups. We camped at Seawall Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 3

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

A great National Park, could use some branch trimming for higher rigs, we are 12'6" high. I have found that they do not mind if you help out by trimming a little, I always carry a set of heavy duty branch loppers. Close to ocean but just in a great area. Staff are friendly and helpful but like most national and state parks are under funded and under staffed. I would stay here again, very quiet at night and has a cutoff for generators at 7:00 PM. We camped at Seawall Campground (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 443
States Visited: 47
Helpful Reviews: 107

Date of Stay: September, 2009 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

Cost was $10 with golden age. We have never before stayed at this campground in Acadia National Park in Southwest Harbor. This campground is a first come first serve campground and closes September 30. It is in the peaceful area of Acadia National Park and the reason we had never stayed there before is that there is always a waiting line to get in but since we had reservations for Blackwoods the next day we thought we would take a chance that it would not be crowded in September five nights before it closed. We loved the campground. There are about 31 RV sites in loop C which was built just for RV’s. New bathrooms but no showers but they can be found outside the park for a fee. It is a walk away or quick bike ride away from the seawall in a beautiful area. Many of the campers there could not get into Blackwoods campground so came here and decided they would stay because they loved it. Hiking, biking, kayaking and a quick ride to Echo Lake where there is swimming. To get over to the parkway road and Bar Harbor it is about 30 minutes away. The night we were there they were giving away free fire wood because it was the end of the season. Nice campground with Ranger talks and walks and some of the friendliest rangers who will give you complete information about the park, free shuttles, hikes etc. This campground is not as busy in the fall as Blackwoods so the rangers have more time for you! Some campers stopped at the local grocery store in Southwest Harbor where they will steam lobsters for you on the go – our camping neighbors had lobster every night! We camped at Seawall Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 150
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2008 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

We camped at both Seawall and Blackwoods. Seawall doesn't take reservations but we drove in on a Thursday morning and had our choice of spots. The bathrooms here are bigger and more modern than at Blackwoods. The free shuttle takes time but enables you to travel anywhere on the island. The ranger program in the outdoor amphitheater was very good. It was a very quiet stay. We camped at Seawall Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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