Old Fort Western is a National Historic Landmark. Old Fort Western, located in the heart of Augusta, ME, is America's oldest surviving wooden fort - a reminder of the great contest of cultures that dominated New England life 250 years ago. Located at a strategic point along the Kennebec River, Fort Western was used as a supply depot from Boston to points further upriver. It is located 15 miles from the campground. For additional information, visit their website at www.oldfortwestern.org.
"Hallowell is an experience". All will agree that Hallowell offers a wide array of sites, shops, history, food, nature, work, play and people. Explore Water Street, lined with galleries, antique shops, fine restaurants and service businesses, blends into exquisite historic houses and beyond to beautiful country hiking trails and waterfalls. Hallowell is just 12 miles away.
Freeport is home of LL Bean and many other well known shops and outlets. Well known for its outlet shopping, the town is rich also in beauty, history, and recreational opportunities. A shoppers haven located only 27 miles away.
Located just 34 miles from the campground is this popular resort town tucked in around a picturesque harbor, Boothbay Harbor retains the look of an old-fashioned seaport. Whale-watching excursions, puffin cruises and deep-sea-fishing charters all depart from the harbor. There are many shopping opportunities and a number of scenic vistas to capture on film.