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Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Central Maine is a scenic paradise with some of the country's loveliest towns and small cities. We are in our second full season at Balsam Cove and will be here next summer as well. It is a comfortable and lovely place on beautiful Toddy Pond and near everything without being so close to the traffic of Acadia or the horrors...

1Thank Joseph B
Winterport, Maine
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Our family recently spent a night at Balsam Cove Campground. It was fine, but once we added up all the miscellaneous costs for everything it seemed not such a good deal. If you visit the website, you get the appearance of well maintained, spruced up camp. The reality was everything from bathrooms to playground looked about 60 years old and...

3Thank nodaybut2day
West Nyack, New York
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We rented Trailer #5. It was Great!! The camper is private in the trees not too close to others but gets lots of sun. The lake is about 100 feet away. Camper was immaculate and very big with a great layout. 4 bunks in a back room with a big closet for clothes. Front room has a very comfortable queen...

1Thank Paz88
Reviewed 16 August 2014

This is a very unfriendly place. The new owners are just business people out to make a buck. Not hospitable at all..these people have no idea how to run a campground. The rental camps where a mess and the staff overworked as the owners sit on their butts.

9Thank maineguy23
Orland, Maine
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Although the owners seem nice they also seemed overworked and stretched to the limit. There is something like 180 campsites and it's LOUD. Pretty rowdy folks that camp here, campsites are on top of each other and there are unsupervised kids everywhere. They allow wave runners and sitting down by the water was not peaceful not to mention the dog...

8Thank Mary D
Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

My soon to be wife and I spent this weekend camping with our two children and two dog at balsam cove. It was a great stay. The owners were very kind and more then helpful. We can't wait to stay angin. Maybe we will stay all season..

1Thank Dennis E
Reviewed 22 May 2014

Joe and Michelle are always willing to take the time to help you and insure your visit is a great one and that all your needs are met. The play ground , beach, docks and hay rides are all so awesome for the families. The sites are well placed the campground is neat and clean. Floats are in for the...

Thank Jeffry H
Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 30 December 2013

My husband and I love this camp ground. We camped there every major Holiday in 2013. We love the fact that we can bring our dogs. We actually are getting a seasonal camp site next summer with our friends getting a camp site next to us! This campground has it all--lake, beautiful campsites, great owners...the list goes on! Can't wait...

3Thank Nikki L
New Hartford, CT
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Plenty of activities for the kids, great playground. We camped down near the lake. Our daughter's family was with us and our granddaughter (6) LOVED being able to walk over and go fishing as much as she wanted. She also loved the playground. Bonfire every Saturday and many other activities throughout the summer that you can either take part in...

Thank Sharon W
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Great place managed very well by good people. Other campers were friendly. We stayed for a pot luck supper which was lots of fun. The campground has a beach non a lovely clean lake, boat dock, clean showers, a pavilion with food, and all kinds of great things for kids. It is dog friendly which made us very happy. We...

1Thank Joseph B

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Babysitting
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Additional Information about Balsam Cove Campground

Address: 286 Back Ridge Rd, Orland, ME 04472-4314
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Orland
Number of rooms: 104
Also Known As:
Balsam Cove Campground Hotel East Orland
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“The ground of the sites are all gravel. I suggest using outdoor rugs to walk on if you like being bare foot. Also use tarps under the tents.”
araskempf, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We have our own camper so I can not say how the rental cabins and campers are.”
40jeffryh, 21 May 2014 | Read review
“All sites are great!”
830nikkil, 30 Dec 2013 | Read review
“This feature only applies if you rent a cabin or trailer. We brought our rooms and loved it.”
JeffH778, 17 May 2013 | Read review
“if you are into camping and like fishing and boating go now.do not stop for go collect 200.00 and go now. there are no bad areas here.”
BillB598, 21 May 2012 | Read review
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