Lamoine State Park RV & Campground Guide

Maine

Lamoine State Park

is a stunning park that is located on the ocean in the city of Lamoine, Maine. There are a lot of things near the park that you can visit, including area lighthouses and a national park. The 55-acre park is located southeast of Ellsworth, which is known as the heart of Downeast Maine. Temperatures get cold in the winter months at this park, and most warm-weather activities close down in October each year. However, the park remains open for visitors to be able to enjoy winter activities.

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Weather
Spring 40-62 F
Summer 65-80 F
Fall 45-68 F
Winter 30-40 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Lamoine State Park

Exploring Lamoine State Park can be enjoyed throughout the year in an RV. The luxury models that give you the comforts of home come with kitchens, bathrooms, and comfortable beds. If you don’t have an RV, consider renting one on RVshare

Timberland Acres RV Park

Timberland Acres RV Park has been in operation since 1985. The park is family owned, and they offer military discounts to former and current service members. They have more than 70 pull-through sites where you can stay. They are also big rig-friendly, so you can bring in your toy haulers and fifth wheels without an issue.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Laundry facilities, playground, a pool, and scheduled activities

Bar Harbor Campground

Bar Harbor Campground is a family-owned campground that has been in operation for over 50 years. This location is very close to fishing locations and hiking trails. There is a bus stop right outside the campground that will take you to the closest town if you prefer to take public transportation rather than driving.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Laundry facilities, basketball court, shuffleboard, horseshoes, and a dump station

Acadia Seashore Camping

Acadia Seashore Camping is located right on Flanders bay, which gives you access to Salt Water Cove if you want to enjoy fishing, boating, or other water activities. Both pull-through and back-in sites are available with either full hookups or electric and water only.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Laundry facilities, dump station, swimming, fishing, and boating

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What to Do at
Lamoine State Park

Inside Lamoine State Park

Lamoine State Park has an ocean setting with a pebbled beach, so activities such as boating, fishing, and swimming can be enjoyed. There is also a trail here that you can hike that offers stunning views of the Cadillac Mountains, and the trail goes down to the shore, allowing you to enjoy a stroll by the water. In the winter, the park is open for visitors to enjoy cross-country skiing.

Outside Lamoine State Park

Since Lamoine State Park is located on the coast, there are plenty of opportunities in the area to see some whales or dolphins. In addition to this, you can spend some time at the main attraction in the area, Acadia National Park. Mount Desert Island is only about 15 miles from the park, and there are other highlights that you can see there, including the Thuya Garden and the Asticou Azalea Garden. 

Restaurants

Lobster Pound and Real Pit BBQ

If you like seafood and BBQ, then make sure you stop and have a meal at Lobster Pound and Real Pit BBQ. The family has lived in Maine and Texas, so they know the food in both areas. The sauces and rubs at this location are all homemade, and the Signature Smoked Main Mussels are amazing.

Type: Seafood, Barbecue

Location: 324 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605

The Beacon Bar and Grill

The Beacon Bar and Grill is located in a lighthouse with an amazing view. The seafood is always fresh, and they have quite a few house rubs that you will want to try. There is a menu for the kids to enjoy as well.

Type: American

Location: 997 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605

Mother’s Kitchen

Mother’s Kitchen is a family-owned restaurant that focuses on making delicious sandwiches. They also make smaller sandwiches that cater to the tastes of children.

Type: Sandwhich, Deli

Location: 1501 ME-102, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Chippers Restaurant

Chippers Restaurant serves delicious entrees that include surf and turf and their cherrywood slow-smoked baby back ribs. They also have award-winning wings and haddock chowder that you will want to try. Sandwiches and burgers are on the menu as well.

Type: American

Location: 1239 US-1, Hancock, ME 04640

Pat’s Pizza

Pat’s Pizza is a great place to go and grab a quick slice of pizza. They also have a wide variety of calzones, subs, and wings that you can try.

Type: Pizzeria

Location: 396 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605

Shopping

Jack’s Attic

Jack’s Attic is a home goods store where you can get things to decorate your RV. They sell small odds and ends, antiques, and more, so if you are looking for an item that is unique, check out Jack’s Attic.

Location: 1424 US-1, Hancock, ME 04640

Hancock Grocery

Hancock Grocery is a great place to stock up on food to use during your visit to Lamoine State Park. You can grab drinks to stay hydrated. They also sell things like cleaning supplies in case you want to tidy up your RV.

Location: 1381 US-1, Hancock, ME 04640

Sewing by the Sea

If you enjoy sewing on your vacations, make sure to visit Sewing by the Sea. It is a store where you can purchase fabrics, patterns, books, and sewing kits.

Location: 11 Periwinkle Ln, Trenton, ME 04605

Acadia World Traders

Acadia World Traders is a gift shop that specializes in Balinese culture. They sell home décor items, clothing, jewelry, and garden art, so you can find things to give as gifts or decorate your RV as you are traveling.

Location: 438 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605

Country Store Antiques

Country Store Antiques is a great place to find small trinkets to make your RV feel more like home. It is also a great place to get souvenirs for friends and family from your trip to this area of Maine. 

Location: 410 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605

Sightseeing

Wild Acadia Fun Park and Water Slides

Wild Acadia Fun Park and Water Slides is a fun place for the family to enjoy together. It gives you the option to race go-karts, have a high-flying adventure on a zipline, or cool off on the water slides. They even have a beautiful miniature golf course with waterfalls, fountains, and a lighthouse.

Location: 233 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605

Downeast Scenic Railroad

Downeast Scenic Railroad offers a 10-mile trip on the rails. Along the route, you will see lots of wildlife. All of the train cars have been restored, and the entire trip takes about two hours.

Location: 8 Railroad Siding Rd, Hancock, ME 04640

George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History

The George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History is a place where you can see dioramas of wildlife found on the coast. The museum is located in Acadia National Park, and it offers exhibits and programs to help you learn about Maine’s history. 

Location: 105 Eden St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Woodlawn Museum

Woodlawn Museum is a historical estate that sits on 180 acres of land. The home, which was lived in for three generations, is now a museum with gardens and a park that you can explore.

Location: 19 Black House Dr, Ellsworth, ME 04605

Bartlett Maine Estate Winery and Distillery

Adults may want to visit Bartlett Maine Estate Winery and Distillery for a taste of adult beverages. There is a tasting room where you can sample the wines before you make a purchase. This location offers more than 20 different varieties.

Location: 161 Chicken Mill Pond Rd, Gouldsboro, ME 04607

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How to Get to
Lamoine State Park

From Ellsworth, take US-1 North to ME-184 North. After about 7.5 miles, turn right onto State Park Road. Follow signs to find a lot to park in. 

Entering Lamoine State Park

Lamoine State Park is open daily from 9 a.m. until dusk from May 15 to October 15. During the off-season, the gate is closed, but you can park outside and walk into the park to enjoy winter activities like skiing.

Per vehicle (Maine resident, 1-4 adults) : $4

Per vehicle (non-Maine resident, 1-4 adults) : $6

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