For the short term, we are redirecting our ATV-riding guests to the park-and-ride 5 minutes down the road. We are working with the town leadership and the local Abbot Explorers ATV club to reopen direct access.
Camp (and Ride!) On!
What We Offer
Ways To Stay
RV & TRAVEL TRAILER CAMPING
Our campgrounds offer a variety of full hook-up sites (water, electric and sewer) and water/electric only sites. We can accommodate 30-amp and 50-amp needs. Many of our campsites have wi-fi services.
Spacious Skies Balsam Woods has 3 deluxe cabins (with bathroom and kitchen) and 3 rustic cabins for your renting pleasure.
For your short term adventures, we offer spots to pitch your tent that are either standard rustic or with basic hook ups.
is a hidden paradise of a campground located right in the heart of Maine, just a half hour south of Moosehead Lake, the largest lake in Maine, and 60 miles as the crow flies from the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail, Mt. Katahdin, in Baxter State Park.
We offer both wooded and open sites that can accommodate most rigs. Each site includes a picnic table, fire ring, water, 30 or 50-amp electrical service, and most offer sewer. Groups and tent campers are welcome.
Balsam Woods campground is less than a minute’s drive from Piper Pond, a 2 mile long lake with public boat launch and beach access. Onsite, we have a camp store and snack bar stocked with necessities, treats, and goodies for the whole family. There is no shortage of fun activities with our heated pool, classic rec hall, playground, a new jumping pillow and gem mining! We have three cozy rustic cabins as well as three deluxe cabins for those wanting to experience the beauty of the great outdoors but who may not be ready for the tenter or RV life!
“The folks here are extremely friendly.Steph Beach@googlereviews
This is our second time here and we really enjoy coming to this campground even though we live about 4 miles away.
It is clean professional and everyone is so nice.”
“I loved the place, it is very good. Very clean we rented a cabin and I was delighted with the cabin, it has air conditioning and is for 5 people and the bathrooms in the place are very clean”Senora Garcia@googlereviews
“Excellent campground. Super clean bathrooms and showers, pool area, every where. Nice large sites. Super friendly staff. Heated pool, kids stuff to do. Cozy size. Close to bike paths, kayaking, history and more.”Larry Krainson@googlereviews
“Owners are very nice and very hard workers. They create one of the best RV campground that we have stayed at. Very clean throughout all the buildings.”Michael Kinney@googlereviews
COME TO BALSAM WOODS CAMPGROUND AND FIND BOTH ADVENTURE AND PEACE IN THE BEAUTY OF THE KATAHDIN – MOOSEHEAD LAKE REGION OF MAINE
Our Central Maine Amenities
Direct Access to ATV Trails
Typically open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend
Walking – Hiking Trails
ATV Pressure Wash Station
Take your indoors outdoors
at Spacious Skies Balsam Woods
Set within the mountainous Appalachian region of central Maine, dotted with lakes both small and massive, Spacious Skies Balsam Woods gives you and your family and friends the best that nature has to offer—the serenity of the wilderness, and the adrenaline-pumping excitement adventurers seek. See your campsite as home base for a variety of nearby adventures in the Moosehead Lake/Mt. Katahdin region, hike or bike to any number of lakes and waterfalls in the region, or simply take in the peace and quiet of the grounds, no road noise to be heard, and gaze dreamily up at the stars above by the warmth of your campfire.