Lamoine State Park RV & Campground Guide


Lamoine State Park is an oceanfront park in DownEast Maine, an area that was part of the historic French territory Acadia. The views of the vast ocean, islands and distant mountains are picture-perfect and calming. Visitors of Lamoine State Park usually view the rockbound islands, lighthouses and nearby seaside towns during their stay. Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor and DownEast Scenic Railroad are also close to Lamoine State Park if you want to include more activities in your trip while you're on the coast. Nearby Cities • Bar Harbor, ME • Bangor, ME • Ellsworth, ME • Belfast, ME

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Spring 25–61 F
Summer 53–76 F
Fall 33–68 F
Winter 15–37 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Lamoine State Park

Lamoine State Park Campground • Water hookup: No • Electrical hookup: No • Sewer hookup: No • Wi-Fi: No • Pet-friendly: Yes • Max RV length: 45 feet • Other amenities: Picnic tables, campfire grills, potable water spigots, restrooms, showers, dump station, playground, boat ramp, two group sites

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

From the park, you can see Mount Desert Island, Frenchman Bay, the Mt Desert Narrows and Eastern Bay. Head to the beach to watch the sunrise for a therapeutic experience. From Labor Day through June, you can go hunting for white-tailed deer, moose, rabbits or squirrels at Lamoine State Park. Although the park facilities are closed in the winter, you can go cross-country skiing and sledding. The hills along Campground Trail are perfect for sledding.

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.

Fishing Fishing

Some of the best species to target at Lamoine State Park are mackerel, white flounder, bluefish and striped bass. Cast a line from the shore, a kayak or a motorized boat. You can also bring a bucket and a shovel to dig for clams on the beach.

Nature Watching Nature Watching

You have a chance of seeing dolphins and whales at Lamoine State Park. Pay attention to where the water is deep if you're wanting to spot one of these mammals. Winter offers some unique birding opportunities, including goldeneyes, common eiders and loons. Other types of birds that you can see at Lamoine State Park are eagles, herons, ospreys, Canada geese, sandpipers, woodpeckers, warblers and nuthatches. The last three species are in the wooded area of the park. It's possible to come across black bears at Lamoine State Park, although you might not have expected them so close to the coast. They usually live in wooded areas, but some are near beaches.

Stargazing Stargazing

Observing the night sky on the beach is an enchanting experience you won't want to miss. This area of Maine is known for having beautiful night skies.

Flora and Fauna

Pay attention to the trees at Lamoine State Park to spot the beautiful crabapple. This ornamental tree sprouts bright flowers in the spring and produces fruit in the fall. You can spot a host of animals throughout the park, including deer, foxes, beavers, frogs, turtles and salamanders.

Hiking Hiking

Along Campground Trail, you'll have several opportunities to take amazing pictures of the ocean and Mount Desert Island. Most of the trail is by the beach. You'll also come across a tree house that you can check out.


You can set sail in either non-motorized or motorized boats to enjoy the ocean in the way that you like the most. Boat rentals are available through third parties if you don't have a boat.

Swimming Swimming

The water at Lamoine State Park is warmer than at the other beaches, though it's still cold. Take a refreshing dip in the ocean in the summer and play with any beach toys that you bring with you.

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How to Get to
Lamoine State Park

You can reach Lamoine State Park from Coastal Route 1 and Route 1A. The state park is off of Route 184 on State Park Road and is easy to access in an RV. From Ellsworth, travel on ME-184 N. After 4.5 miles, you need to make a left turn to stay on ME-184 N. Turn right onto State Park Road, and you have reached the park.

Entering Lamoine State Park

Lamoine State Park Per vehicle (Maine resident, 1-4 adults) : $4.0

Lamoine State Park Per vehicle (non-Maine resident, 1-4 adults) : $6.0

Lamoine State Park (non-resident seniors) : $2.0

Lamoine State Park ( children 5–12) : $1.0

Frequently Asked Questions About Lamoine State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Lamoine State Park?

Summer is the best time to visit Lamoine State Park because the weather is at its warmest, allowing you to comfortably swim and use all of the park facilities. Because of the sledding and cross-country skiing opportunities, you may want to stop by in the winter, too.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Lamoine State Park?

Mostly aquatic wildlife, waterfowl and raptors are found at Lamoine State Park, but you can find other animals too. Black bears, woodpeckers, nuthatches, warblers and white-tailed deer also call the park home.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Lamoine State Park?

There are designated RV camping spots in Lamoine State Park, but none of them have hookups. You can use the park's restrooms, showers, water spigots and dump station to make your camping more comfortable.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Lamoine State Park and what is the cost?

You aren't required to reserve a camping spot, but you may want to if your RV is 35+ feet long because there are limited sites that can accommodate these sizes. It costs $10 to make a reservation and about $20 per night to camp at Lamoine State Park.

Are pets allowed at Lamoine State Park?

You can bring your pet to Lamoine State Park if you keep them restrained. Pets may not be allowed in certain areas, such as inside of park buildings. You're also required to clean up after your pet.