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Take Camping To A Whole New Level On These 10 Gorgeous Maine Islands

Camping in Maine during the summer is a wonderful perk of being in the best state in the USA! And, if the weather ever gets its act together (ahem – we’re ready to put our sweaters away, mother nature!) it’ll be time to pack that tent and sleeping bag for summer trips in the outdoors. But, this year, rather than staying close to home you might want to consider something new. Here are a few islands in Maine that you might not know you can camp on!

As with any camping you do, be sure to respect all the rules that are in place. Most areas do not allow any open fires without a permit and even then, you’ll need to follow certain rules for where they’re located. Many thanks to the Maine Coast Heritage Trust website from which we were able to pull some information. You can search their preserves by location or activity type if you click here. And, click here to visit them on Facebook.

Speaking of summertime fun in unexpected places, did you see our article about Maine’s natural waterslide at Step Falls? Check it out by clicking here!

Michelle has lived in many places, but counts Maine as one of the best. In addition to the smell of ocean water in the air on rainy days in Portland, she loves puppies, photography, funny people, the Maine Red Claws, traveling, fresh tomatoes, Cambodia and filling out forms. For questions, comments and inquiries please email: