Hipcamp host Abi M.,
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Explore endless mountains streams, trails to the AT, and remote dirt roads in the heart of the Mahoosucs from your secluded private walk-in tent site with privvy. Deep swimming holes and trout fishing beckon.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Abi a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within an hour


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Old logging roads offer both adventurous and family friendly riding


Mahoosuc Notch and Goose Eye Wright Trail Head to Appalachian Trail nearby

Horseback riding

On dirt roads


In addition to the Androscoggin River and ponds in the Bethel area, larger lakes lie to the north.


Tumbledown Mountain in Gilead 40 minutes away

Snow sports

For the intrepid, Ketchum Maine is a great place to head into the backcountry in winter as well.


See descriptions of the Bull Branch of the Sunday River

Whitewater paddling

At high water(in the Spring or after significant rain)

Wildlife watching

Renown for woodland birds, and with plenty of deer, bear, coyote, and other wildlife. Still the occasional moose by remote beav...Read more



Natural features you'll find at The Ledges in Maine.


Lots of Northern hardwoods such as Birch, Beech and Maple with a few White Pine and Red Oak will he found by the campsite and t...Read more


The Mahoosucs are some of the roughest miles on the AT, but less travelled, easier, and equally spectacular trails abound in th...Read more

River, stream, or creek

The smaller streams are also worth exploring


Frenchman’s Hole is closeby as well as countless other smaller falls.

Swimming hole

Places to see near Magical Mountain River retreat

6 Reviews

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Hipcamper Julia

Beautiful river site

Julia B.
recommends this listing.
July 20th, 2020

This is a really beautiful and secluded site right on the Sunday River. We were able to carefully ford the river and climb up into a beautiful pool to swim. The space is great for feeling immersed in nature and away from other people.

Luckily, the host’s friend was finishing up the (new!) privy when we arrived and he helped us find where to set up and where to swim. He was super kind. Without him, I would’ve been very unsure if we were in the right place. The site could benefit from more signage and directional information. Also good to note that this is not a drive-up camp site. You will need to haul your things up and down a hill — so pack accordingly.

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Hipcamper Abi
Response from Abi, the Host, on July 23rd, 2020

Indeed we are just getting up and running, so more signage will be forthcoming!

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Sheen
Sheen B.
recommends this listing.
August 9th, 2020

Loved our stay at the Ledges. Everyone who was with me also raced about the site. Overall a great stay.

Hipcamper Alyssa

Natural water park

Alyssa Y.
recommends this listing.
August 18th, 2020

Beautiful place! Mind blowing! I’m still surprised it’s not a national park!

Hipcamper Kelli

A+ camping site. beautful private a

Kelli D.
recommends this listing.
September 20th, 2020

This is a beautiful site. We were looking for something private with water access. This location delivered, very private and quiet. We found the site easy to find with the hosts additional instructions. We had surprisingly great cell service while we were there as well. One thing to note is there is a steep hill so if you are someone who packs heavy like us, just be prepared. We brought a wheelbarrow to help limit trips. There is a outhouse on site which was built well and is a bit away from the site. I assume so you dont have to smell anything. The river is absolutely gorgous lots of swimming holes to enjoy and make for a nice few days of lounging and enjoying the cool fall water.

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Hipcamper Ian C.
recommends this listing.
August 16th, 2020
Hipcamper Kalyn R.
recommends this listing.
July 21st, 2020
Magical Mountain River retreat
United States
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