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Balsam Cove Campground

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We pride ourselves on being just big enough to offer the amenities you need; yet small enough to assure your stay with us is the quiet, serene camping experience you desire.
Balsam Cove Campground is uniquely located on a peaceful lake setting, yet only a short distance to the ocean; to Ellsworth, ME – the gateway to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park; and to Bangor (one of Maine’s major cities) for shopping malls, theaters, restaurants, etc.
At Balsam Cove Campground, you’re close enough to enjoy the ‘hustle and bustle’ of these nearby attractions – but can look forward to returning to a quiet and peaceful lakeside setting at the end of your day’s activities.

We’ve found Toddy Pond to be one of downeast Maine’s “best kept secrets”. One visit to its shores and you’ll understand why. Besides the beauty, the size, and the unique characteristics of the lake, you’ll often see the loon, the Canada goose, mallard duck, and an abundance of deer and other wildlife which live among us. Landlocked salmon, trout, largemouth and smallmouth bass make fishing Toddy very worthwhile. Amenities include arcade, volleyball, basketball, horseshoes, swimming, boating, fishing, laundry, free Wi-Fi, Free hot showers, Propane, general store and take-out kitchen.



Email: michelle@balsamcove.com

Phone: 800-469-7771

Other Phone: 207-469-7771

Max RV Length: 45

Max Amps: 50

Check-in Time: 1PM

Check-out Time: 12Noon

Latitude/Longitude: 44.549427 , -68.674248

Total Sites: 124

Camping Season: May 15 - September 28


Amenities

  • tenting
  • store
  • swimming pool
  • fishing
  • lp gas
  • modem connection
  • pullthrus
  • sewer hookups
  • laundry
  • other swimming
  • rentals
  • pets
  • cable tv
  • lodging
  • dump station
  • recreation hall
  • boating
  • group area
  • phone hookups
  • slideouts
  • wi-fi

Directions

Traveling to Balsam Cove Campground FROM MILES Approx Time Bangor, ME 25 mi 40 min Augusta, ME 70 mi 1 hr 45 min Portland, ME 130 mi 2 hrs 45 min Portsmouth, NH 175 mi 3 hrs 45 min Conway, NH 160 mi 3 hrs 45 min Boston, MA 236 mi 4 hrs 45 min Springfield, MA 315 mi 6 hrs 15 min From Points South (via US Rt 1): - Interstate 95 North through Portland, ME to Exit 113 in Augusta - Continue on Rt 3 to merge with Rt 1 (N) in Belfast (about 30 mi) - Continue North on US RT 1 & 3 through Bucksport (about 17 mi to Bucksport Bridge) - Right off US Rt 1 & 3, in East Orland at BackRidge Road (about 8 mi past Bucksport) - 1 1/2 miles on BackRidge Rd. to entrance on left From Points South (via Interstate 95 & Bangor): - Interstate 95 North through Portland, ME to Exit 182 in Bangor - Interstate 395 (E) (about 2 mi) out of Bangor to Rt 15 (S) into Bucksport (about 20 mi) - Rt 15 merges with US Rt 1 & 3 (N) in Bucksport - Right off US Rt 1 & 3, in East Orland at BackRidge Road (about 8 mi past Bucksport) - 1 1/2 miles on BackRidge Rd. to entrance on left


Reservation Info

During the Regular Season, we reserve full weeks only (Saturday to Saturday) if you are booking more than 1 month prior to your arrival date. Within 1 month of your arrival or during Off-Season periods, we can reserve for less than the full week minimum. We accept Master Card, Visa and Discover. 50% deposit is required when making your reservation. We accept Passport America (Max. stay 5 days, Sat. and Sun. not eligible), Explore RV, Winnabago Itasca Club, Camp Club America (Max. 5 days, Fri and Sat. not eligible), Family Motor Coach Club. We require a 50% deposit on all reservations. To make a Reservation, please call our office - Toll free at 1-800-469-7771. During the off-season when our office is not staffed, please leave a message (include the best time and number to reach you) and we'll return your call.


Pet Policy

Pets allowed, but no pets in or at rental campers or cabins. Pets at sites are $2.00 per pet per day.


Pricing Info

50 % due upon making reservation, balance due upon check in. No refunds within 30 days of reservation date.


Cancellation Policy

Your deposit, less $20.00 per unit service charge, will be refunded if your cancellation is received more than 1 month prior to your arrival date. No refunds will be given for cancellations within 1 month of arrival.



Weather

Rain
Wednesday 04/26/2017 100%
Rain
Periods of rain. High 53F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall may reach one inch.
Fog
Thursday 04/27/2017 20%
Fog
Cloudy skies with some morning fog. High 61F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 04/28/2017 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then cloudy skies late. High 58F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 04/29/2017 30%
Chance of Rain
A mix of clouds and sun in the morning giving way to a few showers during the afternoon. High 67F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday 04/30/2017 0%
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon. High near 60F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.


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Reviews

Overall:
Summary:

Worst experience I've ever had!

Date:

August 17, 2011

Rudest campground owners I have EVER met! Liars and just plain unprofessional. For more information please check out my review on trip adviser.

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