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Welcome to the Houlton / Canadian Border KOA!

Welcome to THE COUNTY! Our campground is the closest KOA to the Maine-Canadian Border. We have mostly full hook-up pull-thru sites to accommodate the biggest of RVs, making us one of the best RV parks around! For campers looking to sleep under the stars of the Houlton, Maine sky, we offer Northern Maine Tent camping sites. Our campground sits in the middle of a 105-acre parcel with walking trails and ponds to explore. We are located in Maine's potato country. Regardless of whether you're staying a night or for longer, look no further than Houlton/Canadian Border KOA Journey whenever you need to stay at a comfortable and clean campground in Aroostook County, Maine.

What to do at our Campground in Northern Maine
Houlton/Canadian Border KOA Journey offers campsites with plenty of activities near the Canadian border in Maine. Consider visiting us when you want to travel as far north as you can before crossing the border. There are many fun ways to get outdoors while camping at our KOA Campground. You and your family can experience:

  • ATV trails: Our KOA Campground has access to an ATV trail so campers can ride an ATV around to explore the forest.
  • Fishing: Bring your fishing equipment with you when you camp with us. The campground has catch-and-release fishing ponds campers can use during their trip. Fish for trout and try your luck for a big one.
  • Hiking: The campground also has popular walking trails for campers' enjoyment. Walk around the ponds and the back of the park to get a beautiful view. If you want to go hiking off the campground, visit Mount Katahdin, the most northern part of the Appalachian Trail. Stay at Houlton/Canadian Border KOA Journey for camping near Mount Katahdin.

Explore Aroostook County and Northern Maine
You and your family can adventure into Houlton and the surrounding areas. As one of the campgrounds that offer RV sites, glamping rentals, and tent camping in Northern Maine, you have many chances to see moose in the area. Our Prime location makes us one of the best campgrounds in Aroostook County, Maine. Beautiful nature is all around, allowing you to admire the wildlife, trees and plants. As you explore the area, check out the farmers' markets on Saturday and stock up on treats from The Pioneer Place, an Amish general store. Experience a movie in an old-fashioned movie theater when you visit the Temple Cinema, one of Maine's oldest operating movie theaters. If you like learning about history, consider exploring some of the museums in the area, like the Aroostook County Historical & Art Museum of Houlton. The museum was founded in 1937, with a dedication to preserving the rich history and artistic heritage of Aroostook County, Maine. You can also take a trip up north to visit our Canadian neighbors. Houlton/Canadian Border KOA Journey is a short distance to Canada, making the campground the perfect base camp between trips.

Special Campground Amenities
Houlton/Canadian Border KOA Journey provides many amenities to help campers in Northern Maine feel comfortable and relaxed during their trip this camping season. Whether you prefer to stay active or lounge during the evening, there is something for everyone to do. Some of our amenities include:

Reserve a Campsite at Houlton/Canadian Border KOA Journey Today
Enjoy staying at a campground in Houlton, Maine, when you come to Houlton/Canadian Border KOA Journey. Our families have comfortable accommodations and easy access for exploring Northern Maine and venturing into Canada. Get ready for your trip to Maine this camping season by booking your campsite with us today!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 130' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (6/1 - 9/14)
  • Fishing
  • Firewood ($)
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Journey

KOA Journey Campgrounds

KOA Journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Whether it’s along the way or a quick getaway, they’ve got you covered. Located near the highways and byways of North America with long Pull-thru RV Sites, they deliver convenience to the traveling camper. Pull in, ease back and take a load off.

KOA Journeys Feature:

  • Pull-through RV Sites with 50-amp service
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Well lit after hours check-in service

Latest Hot Deal

KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend

KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend Photo

WHEN: September 6-7, 2024

WHAT: KOA Rewards holders stay as a paying guest on Friday, September 6th at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, September 7th 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

Aroostook County Historical & Art Museum of Houlton

The Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum was founded in 1937 by Ransford W. Shaw.  We are located in the Historic White Memorial Building at 109 Main Street in Houlton, Maine. Our mission is dedicated to preserving the history and artistic heritage of Aroostook County's shiretown and the surrounding area.

109 Main Street

Houlton, ME 04730




Houlton Riverfront Park

The non-motorized trail is a wide, graveled path running parallel to Meduxnekeag River. Hikers can walk for a round trip, or use it as a one-way connector trail connecting Highland Avenue Bridge. The park has a large, sheltered picnic area. A statue of a bear, sculpted by Forest Hart, sits next to the parking lot, greeting visitors to the park.From the park, hikers can walk across the Meduxnekeag River via the Gateway Crossing Footbridge, to Houlton's historic downtown Market Square. Around the Market Square, one can find many little boutiques and shops to stop in and make a purchase, have a latte, a snack, or just look around. The Gateway Crossing Footbridge also provides access to the park and the trail from downtown Houlton.In the park and along the length of the trail are a number of installed, educational plaques that have graphic illustrations and narrative explanations of local history and local wildlife and plants.Pets are allowed but their wastes must be removed. The park provides dog waste bags without charge.


The Temple Theatre

The anchor of the historic Houlton downtown district, the Temple Cinema offers the latest first-run films in a nostalgic atmosphere. Enjoy big screen, family fun five days a weekSPECIALS

  • Wednesday night is Free Popcorn when you bring your own bowl.
  • Thursday is bargain night. All seats $6
  • Matinee price (shows starting before 4 pm): $7 for all ages
  • We have capability for video projection, so keep us in mind for birthdays, business, or other functions.



The Pioneer Place - Amish General Store

Stocked with everything from jams to tools, Pioneer Place is a true general store — and a community anchor for Amish and non-Amish residents alike. (From DownEast.com)

2539 US-2 Smyrna Mills

Smyrna Mills, ME 04761



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