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A small wooded campsite surrounded by moss and Cedars. A small duck pond just beyond view. Farm on property to visit alone or as a guided tour. Acadia trails, swim spots and boat launches as close as 2 miles from property. Bar Harbor and Acadia 20-30 minute drive.

Campsite area
Tent site
1 site
Up to 10 guests per site
Short walk
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Bins available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Hipcamper Kady
Kady M.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
June 26th, 2022

The campsite was nice, very level with neat wood chips and a picnic table with a fire pit and benches. The cedar woods are also gorgeous and the outhouse and trash are convenient. That being said, it was a bit chaotic being so close to the owners house, which had loud music one night. And luckily we love dogs because they roamed our campsite for most of our trip. Overall, we liked the campsite and it suited us well for a quick weekend trip.

Hipcamper Cody
Cody H.
recommends this listing.
June 13th, 2022

Great setup with plenty of space for tents, a couple of benches, table, and chair. Close access to outhouse. The land is beautiful and quiet with sounds of nature all around.

Hipcamper BRANDON

Great location!

Brandon T.
recommends this listing.
May 24th, 2022

Howling Woods was a great stay! The description from the hosts is spot on and the extra directions were helpful. Although there are neighbors at the beginning of the drive, the site feels well off the beaten path, but an easy drive to all areas of Mt Desert Island.
I felt better when I found out that the hosts live much further up the drive than the first building, so we didn't disturb their family.
There are a few other sites on the property, but we only ran into them at the shared parking area. The host was very responsive when we called to ask about extending our stay. One note that may apply to some groups: there is very little cell service on the island in general and was the same for this site. One other good thing, we felt very secure in leaving our campsite set up for multiple days/nights without worry of theft/vandalism.

Hipcamper Giang

A pleasant stay

Giang V.
recommends this listing.
May 24th, 2022

I love it. Did not get the chance to talk to either Candace or Brendan but we did enjoy our stay, especially much more during the last day when all the goats from the farm were running around. Came to the place with the logs already there with the fire starter and really appreciate it. Cannot be happier.

Hipcamper Hilary
Hilary R.
recommends this listing.
April 21st, 2022

The pond and footbridges were very charming, and we loved listening to the spring peepers at night. Brendan was very helpful with bringing over the firewood we’d requested with our reservation.

Hipcamper Tom
Tom J.
recommends this listing.
April 17th, 2022

I love being in the woods so this was exactly what I needed. Very private, woodsy campsite.

Hipcamper Peyton
Peyton H.
recommends this listing.
March 19th, 2022

Great hosts and great spot. So convenient to Acadia when the park’s camping was closed for the season. Would totally stay again.

Hipcamper Rosa

Great place!

Rosa D.
recommends this listing.
November 25th, 2021

We loved staying here! It’s super close to all the major hikes in Acadia NP. Definitely recommend taking a tour of the farm and getting to learn about their cute animals.

Hipcamper Gabriel
Gabriel A.
recommends this listing.
October 19th, 2021

Great place. Enjoyed our stay.


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