Welcome To Bar Harbor/Oceanside KOA Holiday!

You can enjoy family-friendly waterfront camping in Bar Harbor, Maine while staying at Bar Harbor/Oceanside KOA Holiday. Our KOA Campground is the only campground on the west side of Mount Desert Island. Pull up a chair at your campsite to relax and watch the beautiful, pastel sunset spread across the horizon each night.

Bar Harbor/Oceanside KOA Holiday makes the perfect base camp whenever you want to experience beach camping in Bar Harbor. You and your family can enjoy your trip on the island by staying at our KOA Campground, from its proximity to Acadia National Park to the local restaurants and shops.

Ways to Stay
At Bar Harbor/Oceanside KOA Holiday, we offer many campsites to help you have the camping experiences you desire. You can stay at one of our RV Sites, Deluxe Cabins, Camping Cabins or Tent Sites.

  • RV Sites: We provide many Pull-Thru and Back-In RV Sites so campers can easily park their vehicles. Many sites have full hookups or water and electric.
  • Deluxe Cabins: You can enjoy glamping whenever you stay in one of our Deluxe Cabins. These cabins feature full baths and full or partial kitchens, giving you extra comfort as you camp. 
  • Camping Cabins: If you want a more traditional camping experience while sleeping in a cozy bed, consider staying in a Camping Cabin. They provide comfortable shelter but have no kitchen or bathroom.
  • Tent Sites: Camp at one of our Tent Sites to sleep under the stars on the island. Some Tent Sites have water and electric, while others have no hookups.

Many lodgings and campsites are pet-friendly so that you can bring your pets along for the adventure.

Campground Amenities
Have an unforgettable Mount Desert Island camping experience at our KOA Campground. We offer amenities the whole family can enjoy, including:


Local Attractions and Recreation
Camping at Mount Desert Island means you can spend time exploring the unforgettable beauty of the area. Spend the day swimming in the ocean, hiking in Acadia National Park or taking a boat tour to go whale watching or to see the island from a different perspective.

Maine is also known for its fresh lobsters, mussels and other seafood delicacies. Learn how to eat like a local by visiting some of the best lobster and seafood restaurants on the island.

Reserve Your Campsite Today
Bar Harbor/Oceanside KOA Holiday offers the best location when you want to go Acadia National Park camping. Begin planning your trip to the island by booking your campsite today!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 70' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Bike Rentals ($)
  • Tour Shuttle
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Holiday

KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

Latest Hot Deal

KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend

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WHEN: September 8-9, 2023

WHAT: KOA Rewards holders stay as a paying guest on Friday, September 8 at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, September 9 for FREE*.

WHY: KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend is designed exclusively for KOA Rewards holders to say thanks for your loyalty and for trusting your camping memories to us. On this late-summer weekend, we gather to celebrate friends, family and fun in the great outdoors we all adore.

*Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one site per a KOA Rewards account, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. KOA Rewards discount does apply but not valid with other discounts.

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Local Area

Acadia National Park

Park Loop Road - Enjoy spectacular coastal views. Park Loop Road winds past some of Acadia's most popular sights. Carriage Roads are for walking, jogging, cycling and horse drawn carriage rides. Hiking/Walking trails are abundant, 120 miles of trails to enjoy! Hike, bike or drive Cadillac Mountain. The fresh water lakes are heaven for canoeing, kayaking and for the swimming enthusiasts. Park wildlife can be seen from land, air and sea. Seal, deer, beaver, squirrel, puffin, osprey, fox, coyote and otter roam free in the park as well as song birds, ducks, shorebirds and birds of prey. Try the Photographer's Paradise - Photo walks daily in July and August led by a Kodak representative. Spectacular sunsets are a regular occurrence. For the most up-to-date information regarding Acadia National Park click here.

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Oli's Trolley Tours

Our fully narrated tours of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park are a fun, relaxing way to discover the unique treasures of our area. Enjoy our friendly guides' knowledge and flair for storytelling while you journey past historic landmarks and fantastic scenery. For new visitors and returning guests alike, Oli's Trolley offers an unforgettable way to explore Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Join us to see why guests say it's the best tour they have ever experienced!

55 West Street

Bar Harbor, ME 04696

207-288-9899

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Acadian Boat Tours

Acadian Boat Tours offers nature cruises, puffin & seabird tours, tours of Somes Sound as well as fishing trips aboard the Acadian and the Islander. Explore the rich wildlife population and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of coastal Maine, Acadia National Park, the islands of Frenchman Bay, and the shoreline of Bar Harbor.These tours are great for the whole family!

119 Eden St.

Bar Harbor, ME 04609

207-801-2300

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Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company

Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company is more than just Whale Watching! 

Adventure offshore to see whales & puffins or stay closer inland and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Acadia, including lighthouses, mansions, and seals!

1 West St

Bar Harbor, ME 04609

207-288-2386

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