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Camping Grounds Waterville ME

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Countryside Camping
(207) 873-4603
W River Rd
Waterville, ME
 
Maine Roads Camping
(207) 634-4952
Mercer Rd
Norridgewock, ME
 
Abnaki Camping
(207) 474-2070
Abnaki Rd
Skowhegan, ME
 
Unity Marina Campground
(207) 948-6253
Po Box 151
Unity, ME
 
Skowhegan/Canaan KOA
(800) 421-7116, (207) 474-2858
Route 2
Canaan, ME
Number of Sites
90 Total Camp/RV Sites,17 20 Amp Service,17 30 Amp Service,61 50 Amp Service,90 Electric and Water,59 Full Hookups,90 Max RV Length,50 Pull-Thru Sites,7 Total Rental Units,18 Tent Sites,
Amenities
BBQ Pits,Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Group Area,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Meeting Rooms,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Showers,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,Lodge Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade,Game room,Basket Ball,Bike Rentals,Canoe Rentals,Hay Rides,Hiking Trails,Horse Shoes,Hot Tub,Kayak Rentals,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Sports Field,Swimming Pool,Theme Weekends,Water activities,

Green Valley Campground
(207) 923-3000
Rr 1
Vassalboro, ME
 
Eaton Mountain Campground
(207) 474-2666
Lambert Rd
Skowhegan, ME
 
Yonderhill
(207) 474-7353
221 Lakewood Rd
Skowhegan, ME
 
Two Rivers Camping Area
(207) 474-6482
Route 2 E
Skowhegan, ME
 
Aldus Shores
(207) 342-5618
Route 131
Searsmont, 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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