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Camping Grounds Lewiston ME

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Hemlock Camping
(207) 998-2384
Route 11
Poland, ME
 
Big Sky Acres Campground
(207) 688-4147
1430 Hallowell Rd
Durham, ME
 
Durham Leisure Center
(207) 353-4353
Route 136
Durham, ME
 
Birches Campground
(207) 268-4330
Hard Scrubble Rd
Litchfield, ME
 
Beaver Brook Campground
(800) 421-7116, (207) 933-2108
1 Wilson Pond Rd.
North Monmouth, ME
Number of Sites
207 Total Camp/RV Sites,207 Electric and Water,18 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,5 No Hookups,11 Pull-Thru Sites,45 Seasonal,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Kayak Rentals,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,

Range Pond Campground
(207) 998-2624
94 Plains Rd
Poland, ME
 
Martin Stream Campsite
(207) 225-3274
Martins Stream Rd
Turner, ME
 
The Birches Family Campground
(800) 421-7116, (207) 268-4330
Norris Point Road
Litchfield, ME
Number of Sites
115 Total Camp/RV Sites,115 Electric and Water,10 Full Hookups,35 Max RV Length,14 Pull-Thru Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Kayak Rentals,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Recreation Hall,

Blueberry Pond Campgrounds
(207) 688-4421
218 Poland Range Rd
Pownal, ME
 
Beaverbrook Camping Area
(207) 933-2108
Wilson Pond Rd
North Monmouth, ME
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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