camping in cobscook bay state park

Camping in Cobscook Bay State Park – Complete Guide & Maps

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If you are heading to Downeast Maine to explore the or just for some quiet in the middle of nature, then camping in Cobscook Bay State Park is a great option.  Here you’ll find quiet and solitude, amazing scenery and a campground that is one of the best we’ve ever stayed in.

camping in cobscook bay state park

To make the most of your time in the park, it’s best to have a campsite that truly fits your needs.  We hope this guide helps you figure out how to get the most out of your time camping in Cobscook Bay State Park!

COBSCOOK BAY STATE PARK CAMPGROUND: OVERVIEW

There is only one campground in Cobscook Bay State Park. However, it’s quite large and actually takes up most of the park!  There are sites that can handle RV’s all the way down to tents.

Most of those that come to the park are actually campers, so you can plan on having plenty of competition for reservations.  We highly advise you to plan in advance!

COBSCOOK BAY STATE PARK CAMPING SUPPLIES

You have to make sure you have all the supplies you need ahead of camping in Cobscook Bay, as there isn’t any way to get last-minutes needs when you are in the park.  All camping supplies and groceries can be found outside the park in the nearby towns of Whiting, ME to the south or Dennysville, ME to the north.

If you need a larger store for supplies, then you’ll have to travel 40 minutes to the north in Calais, ME. This town is right on the border of Canada, but it will likely have all you need. 

camping in cobscook bay state park
camping in cobscook bay state park

COBSCOOK BAY STATE PARK CAMPGROUND: DETAILS AND CAMPGROUND MAP

cobscook bay state park campground map

Map of Cobscook Bay State Park Campground, courtesy of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

Cobscook Bay State Park Campground

  • Accessible via: Some sites are walk-in, tent only, but most can be accessed by any type of car.
  • Reservations: Offered May through September, and highly recommended. After mid-September, the campground is first-come, first-served.  Cobscook Bay State Park Campground Reservations. A few sites are reserved for first-come, first-served campers through the summer as well, but they do fill up fast.
  • Capacity: 107 sites (including some tent only sites).
  • Electricity / Water Hookups / Dump Station: Yes / Yes / Yes.
  • Toilets / Showers: Pit toilets and showers.
  • Pets: Pets are allowed in the park and at the campground, but must be kept on a leash at all times.
  • Nearby: The campground really is an integral part of the park, so all the things to do in the park are located near the campground. This includes hiking, biking, picnicking, etc.  To read more, check out our article on Things to Do in Cobscook Bay State Park (including hiking trail descriptions and maps).

COBSCOOK BAY STATE PARK GROUP CAMPING

There are two group camping sites in Cobscook Bay State Park.  They are located on the southeast end of the campground near the day use area.  Be sure to reserve one of these sites well in advance!  One sit is for large groups, and the other is for smaller groups.

FURTHER INFORMATION ON COBSCOOK BAY STATE PARK FROM JUST GO TRAVEL STUDIOS

  • Don’t forget to check out our blog on Things to Do in Cobscook Bay State Park.
  • Be sure to send us a photo or two after your trip and we’ll create a custom, vintage travel poster. We’ll work with you directly, create as many drafts as needed to be sure you love your poster (or canvas print) and offer the best customer service you’ll ever experience!
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