General Campground Information

Check-in / Check-out time:

RV Sites, Tent Sites
Check-in: 3:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am

Check-in: 4:00 pm, Check-out: 10:00 am

Late check-out may be available for an additional fee. Please check at the office.

Hours of Operation:

  • General Store / Registration Office Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm (During the season - May 5 - October 15, 2023)
  • Laundry Hours: Available 24 hrs, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted on the door.
  • Quiet Hours: 10:00pm - 7:00am. Please respect your neighbors by keeping noise volumes to a minimum during these hours & outside lights dim or off. Disrespectful guests may be asked to leave the campground.

Fire Rules:

For a complete list of fire safety rules, please click HERE.

Note: The State of Maine has instituted a ban on importing wood unless treated and/or certified by the appropriate authority.   Two wood-boring insects, the emerald ash borer (EAB) and the Asian long-horned beetle (ALB), have the potential to destroy Maine's forests. The introduction of these or similar insects into Maine would adversely affect wildlife habitat and other forest-based resources and is common in many US States and Canadian Provinces.

Wildlife Awareness:

Connecting with nature and wildlife.  Various types of wildlife big and small may be found on and around this campground.  Be alert and give them distance and respect.  Keep dogs on a leash and properly store food, trash and cooking supplies.    
Your safety and the future of wildlife depend on you.

Propane Fill:

Available during all operating hours at the main office unless raining

Trash / Recycling Policy:

Please place bagged trash next to the road at your site by 12:00 pm for pickup. Wildlife frequently visits, so after 12:00 pm please do not leave trash outside. Recycling is located throughout the park. Look for signs that say "Refundables" & the Clynk logo.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Canceling your holiday is rarely a happy event... but if you must, for any reason, please call us direct at the campground at 207.288.3520.  We will happily refund your deposit less a $10 dollar processing fee when you call us at least 2 days prior to your planned arrival for RV and Tent sites and 7 Days prior for Cabins and Airstreams.   
  • Of course, special occasions may have special rules, so there may be additional requirements groups, holidays or hot deals. 
  • Don't want to pay the processing fee?  Become a VIP VKR member.  Ask us how.

Golf Cart Policy:

Golf carts, ATVs, and/or scooters may be operated on the campground if they meet the following requirements.
  • Must be of legal age to drive a motorized vehicle in the state of Maine. 
  • Motorized carts, scooters, or boards of any kind must be registered, follow all camp rules, and be able to be parked on your own site.

Pet Policy:

We are very pet-friendly. We accept all well-behaved pets regardless of breed. Pets must be kept on a leash or lead no longer than 8ft and picked up after. Pets may not be left unattended at sites. Excessive barking or squawking is also prohibited. Pets other than dogs, cats, or birds must be preapproved prior to being brought on to the grounds.  Pets are allowed in all tent and RV sites and predesignated Cabins and Airstreams.

Number of Guests per Reservations:

For the safety and enjoyment of all guests, strict limits are enforced on the number of people who may be at the campground per each reservation. 
  • At check-in, you will be asked to verify the number of guests staying at your site.  
  • A limit of 6 or 8 people per site (depending on site type) will be enforced.  That total number includes both the number of people on your reservation and any day visitors.  If you have the maximum number of people on your reservation, day visitors are not allowed. 
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  • RV and Tent sites are limited to 6 people per site.
  • Camping Cabins, Deluxe Cabins, and other Lodging are limited to 6 people with exception of the Deluxe Cabins which sleep 8, these are limited to 8 people.


Ocean Swimming:

Please feel free to play, swim, splash, and float in the Western Bay.  It is best to access the water via Pebble Beach or Sunset Patio unless of course, you have been fortunate to reserve a waterfront site.  If not, please refrain from cutting through your neighbor's site.

Remember swimming is at your own risk. There is no lifeguard on duty.

Speed Limit:

5 mph

After Hours / Emergency Number:

207-288-3520  Ext 4

Meet Your Hosts

Barbie Fallon and Ruth House

Peace, Love, and Camping.

Growing up in the emerald necklace that surrounds Cleveland, Ohio gave Barb Fallon her love of hiking, biking, and all forms of water sports. Summer there meant camping, mainly in the Ohio Valley or the Allegheny Mountains.

Barbie's fondest camping memory is of a seven-day bicycle/camping trip from Gainesville, Florida to Gainesville, Georgia. “Without a doubt, the Georgia Mountains are great,” says Barbie, “but it is people that camp make a trip wonderful.” Six days in, after a particularly rainy and tiring day of peddling up the road, the group set up camp in the Oconee Nat'l Forest. “Our camping neighbor found out it was my birthday and built me a campfire cake,” Barbie recalls. “Cozy and warm, we toasted to my birthday, to our new friends, and a few marshmallows. I still keep in touch with them to this day.”

Though she hails from the Midwest, she migrated south after school and eventually, she and her wife Ruth joined the KOA team. Their path to Bar Harbor has come full circle, as work campers, they started in Bar Harbor and Marco Island / Naples KOA. Barbie then went into KOA's Manager Trainee program. She managed Kissimmee Florida KOA followed by Trinity Lake KOA in California, earning a President's Award in 2012 and a Founder's Award in 2013!

Since then Barbie took on the role of General Manager returning to where it started... Bar Harbor / Oceanside and Bar Harbor / Woodlands KOAs, and in 2015 she and Ruth are very excited to have earned the distinction of earning the Founder's Award for both parks followed by Manager of the Year! Not an easy feat in a short season.