Camp amid the splendor of Acadia National
Park at Smuggler's Den Campground, where the beach, the trails and the woods
surround you. Come see what makes this area one of the premier vacation spots in the country. Set up your tent or RV on a
lovely shaded site, complete with picnic table and fire ring. Head for a dip in the heated pool, or gather the family for
games on the four-acre recreational field. Visit the camp store and pick up some delicious Maine lobster. You can get a
cooking lesson on the best way to prepare your meal from helpful employees.
Because Acadia National Park has such a
diverse geography, you can climb the cliffs, swim in fresh or ocean water, hike, bike and kayak.
Park rangers will escort you on a cruise to explain life along the Maine Coast. One of the best ways to see everything is
free Island Explorer buses. They stop right at the office at Smuggler's Den Campground. Enjoy dining as
visitors did in the
19th century at the Jordan Pond House
Restaurant in the park, renowned for its popovers and gorgeous scenery.
Explore some of the many museums, which house collections of native art, whale artifacts and natural history.
Tour boats take you out on the water, to search for whales, seals and puffins, or to do a little fishing. Paddle a kayak or
canoe out for a closer look around. Walk about the town of Bar
Harbor to see both the amazing natural scenery and historic
buildings. And if you're looking for a good party, Smuggler's Den Campground knows how to throw one. Oktoberfest weekend at
the campground features beer, wine, food, music and a lot of fun. Make your plans now to visit this exciting part of the