Arrival and Departure
Check-in is at 2 PM, Check-out is at 10 AM.
. At check-out time (10 AM) please vacate your site and the campground, INCUDING THE BEACHES AND THE TRAILS, and place your pass in the box at the gatehouse as you leave the campground.
The Kelp Shed is open from 9AM – 10PM. The reception desk is located here, along with a large room with a fireplace, pool table, video games and picnic tables. On the south end of the Kelp Shed, facing Head Beach, is the Snack Bar. It has seating either inside or on the deck. Outside the Kelp Shed is an open area with ping pong tables and a volleyball net.
The Store sells ice, firewood, lobsters, beer, wine, groceries, bait, and assorted camping supplies.WE NO LONGER ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS AT THE STORE. NOR DO WE ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS FOR OFF SEASON CAMPSITE PAYMENTS.
The Gift Shop carries postcards, t-shirts, and other items to remind you of your visit
We do not accept credit cards. An ATM is located at the store.
FIRE & EMERGENCY SERVICES. The 911 emergency phone is located to the right of the Kelp shed entrance.The use of cell phones is nearly impossible. Emergency messages will be delivered and all others will be posted in the Kelp Shed.
We offer warm showers at no cost. Potable water is available at spigots throughout the campground. Each one is marked by a star on the map. Do not wash dishes at water spigots.
We have both flush toilets and dry vault toilets.
Coin operated dryers are located behind the store, underneath the gift shop. There are no washing machines, but there is a laundromat in Bath, about 14 miles away.
Rubbish is collected daily from centrally-located barrels. Please place REDEEMABLE RECYCLABLE cans in the blue barrels. THERE ARE NO TRASH BARRELS ON THE BEACHES! PLEASE CARRY OUT YOUR TRASH!
Each campsite has a loose rock fire pit [please do not move, burn trash or glass in it], picnic table, camping area and parking space for one vehicle.
CARS AND PARKING:
In order to preserve the natural setting of the island and of each site, we allow only 1 car per campsite.. No overnight parking is allowed by the store and Kelp Shed areas or on Head Beach right-of-way We do not rent sites for car parking. Campsites are to be occupied by people. You may not park in a vacant campsite.
Paddling – Many campers bring their own canoes and kayaks, but we also have canoes and rowboats available to rent. See Seaspray Kayak for more details on kayak rentals and tours. Sorry, we do not allow small outboard motors on rental rowboats.
Nature Walks – Our naturalist, Ronnie, puts out a weekly schedule of guided walks.
SAFETY & COURTESY
The campground limit is 10MPH, please obey!
WE DO NOT ALLOW:
Fireworks or firearms
Radios[either on the campsite or at the beach] In order to preserve the natural character and quiet of the island, we ask you limit the use of audio devices(radios,cd players etc.) to headphones only.
Motorized pocket bikes, ATV's or jet skis
Motor cycles with loud modified mufflers
Cutting or defacing of trees
Campers decorating our bathrooms with graffiti
QUIET HOURS ARE BETWEEN 10PM AND 8 AM
Campers need to arrive in time to set up by 9pm so as not to disturb others. If you cannot arrive by 9pm, please plan to arrive the next day.
Children under 18 must be at their campsite by 11pm. Minors may not stay at campsites without an adult.
People who want to see the campground for future camping while we are open. Please visit the campgound when we are closed from the day after Columbus Day to May 1st.