Desert Dunes of Maine

"Desert Dunes of Maine Campground" is set in a pine forest adjacent to the famous Desert of Maine. 

Campers will receive a pass to explore our Nature Trails, the Desert, the 1783 Tuttle Barn and its museums. They will also receive discounted rates on the entrance fee which includes our Narrated Tram Tour full of History, Geology and Ecology information to help you understand this Glacial Wash Plain. 

  • FREE Wi-Fi Hot Spot
  • Pets Welcome with leash & own cleanup
  • RV's and Tents
  • Open & Shaded Sites
  • Water & Electric 
  • Sewer Sites 
  • Hot Showers 
  • On-site Picnic Tables 
  • Pool  
  • Volleyball & Badminton court
  • Laundry Facilities 
  • Dumping Station 
  • Fire Rings 
  • Picnic Area 
  • Convenience Store 
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Dog Pin/Course (See Picture Below)

Dog Course

A great place for your dogs to run the course & exercise!
Please check Posted rules at gate before entry.

At the Heart of Mid-Coast Maine- Nearby Attractions:

  • L.L.Bean
  • Sandy Beaches
  • Historic Lighthouses
  • Summer Theater
  • National Parks
  • Fishing 
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Portland's Old Port (Approx. 20 mins. away)
  • Rocky Coasts
  • Museums 
  • Lobster Feasts
  • Golf

2018 Rates
Check in Time 1:00 p.m. 
Check out Time 11:00 a.m. 
Water, Electric & Sewer 
Water & Electric 
Tent Sites 
$ 44.00
Long Term Stays (No long term on Tent Sites)
  • Stay 6 nights and get the 7th night free excluding holidays +tax
  • Full hookup available (water, electic, sewer) OR water, electric only
    (see rates above)
  • Additional costs for Electric Heat and Air Conditioning
  • May not combine with other discounts
  • Stay 26 days and get 4 days free excluding holidays
  • Water and Sewer is included
  • Electic is either charged by a meter or flat rate
  • May not combine with other discounts

Prices based on up to 4 persons per site,
2 adults and 2 children under 17

Extra Adult in RV 
Extra Adult in tent 
 $ 5 each
 $ 5 each
Extra Child age 3 through 12 
Extra Teen age 13 to 16 
Age 17 and older are considered
Electric heaters and air conditioning
 $ 2.00 each
 $ 3.00 each
 $ 3.00 per day
Must give at least 48 hours cancellation notice or a fee of 1 night per reserved site will be charged
Also, only RAIN CHECKS will be offered for inclement weather. No Refunds. Rain Checks given are at the discretion of management based on the severity and length of the storm. Rain Checks are non-transferable.
**Rates are subject to change

10% Discounts for AAA, Good Sam, FMCA, Seniors

Site Information
A-OHas water/electric hookup and are open sites with few trees
2-9, 22Has water/electric hookup and are wooded areas
11-20,23,AAHas Full hookup and are wooded areas
T1-T8, T10Tent sites that are mostly wooded areas

Click on the picture below to see a layout of the campground sites.

Campground Map

For information or reservations, call or write:
Desert of Maine
95 Desert Rd.
Freeport, ME 04032 
(207)  865-6962


The Desert


Gift Shop

Butterfly Room


Area Links