Ogunquit Camping Guide | Favorite Maine Campgrounds

Coastal campgrounds offer a seaside retreat amid the sights and sounds of nature. Here’s our guide to the best Ogunquit camping spots.

By Heather Tourgee

May 20 2022

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A view of the water and fall colors from Sea-Vu Campground.

Photo Credit : Courtesy of Sea-Vu Campground
Looking for a place to stay near the Maine coastal town of Ogunquit? Camping, believe it or not, is a great way to explore much of the state’s southern coast. The following campgrounds offer a wide array of sites and amenities near Ogunquit, so you’ll definitely find something suitable for your family. Most are open May to October and offer special deals early and late in the season; however, be sure to check website details carefully before getting under way.

Ogunquit Camping Guide | Favorite Maine Campgrounds

Wells Beach Resort Campground

Enjoy the comforts of home — and more — at this campground in Wells, which includes high-speed wireless Internet and a fitness center and laundry room among its amenities. There’s also on-site mini golf and a playground, making it a great destination for the whole family.

Moody Beach RV Campground

Moody Beach, also in Wells, offers the serenity and quiet of the Maine woods while remaining just a stone’s throw from the beaches of Ogunquit. Camping options range from simple tent sites to full-hookup, pull-through RV spots, all located around a central recreation area with a pool, volleyball nets, and more. Not the tent-loving type? Moody Beach recently opened some rental cabins, too.
A quiet sunset at Ponderosa Camping Area.
Photo Credit : Courtesy of Ponderosa Camping Area

Pinederosa Camping Area

This pet-friendly campground in Wells has been offering visitors a respite from the sometimes-hectic beach scene since 1976. A country store, an in-ground pool, and picnic tables at each campsite make this Ogunquit camping spot feel just like home, whether you prefer a tent with water and electricity or a simpler tent site. When you’re ready to venture into town, just make the short drive to the many beaches, restaurants, and attractions Ogunquit has to offer. [text_ad]

Dixon’s Coastal Maine Campground

Camp in a tent, yurt, or RV in Cape Neddick, only two miles south of Ogunquit. Camping options here are as varied as they are serene, ranging from fully furnished yurts (complete with utilities) for nightly or weekly rentals to bare-bones, back-to-nature tent sites. Plus, there’s a heated outdoor pool and a playground for the youngsters.
A view of the water and fall colors from Sea-Vu Campground.
Photo Credit : Courtesy of Sea-Vu Campground

Sea-Vu Campground

The name doesn’t disappoint: Sea-Vu’s tent and RV sites overlooking the Atlantic Ocean have been an Ogunquit camping favorite for more than 45 years. The campground is located in Wells, with a short driving distance to all of Maine’s south coast adventures.

Beach Acres Tent Sites and Park

This campground in Wells boasts an impressive location less than a mile from the beach. Bring your camper or set up a tent at these shady sites, which come complete with picnic tables and fire pits. An on-site laundromat and updated bathrooms add to the convenience factor.

Cape Neddick Oceanside Campground

Adjacent to the Cape Neddick Lobster Pound, this peaceful campground in Cape Neddick has tent sites available right near the water. As with most coastal campgrounds, the sites can fill up fast — so be sure to book in advance. Where’s your favorite place for Ogunquit camping? Let us know!

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