Big Moose Campground

Camping in Millinocket, Maine

Located near Millinocket and Ambajejus Lakes, steps away from whitewater rafting on the Penobscot River and hiking in Baxter State Park. Best location for adventuring in Maine’s North Woods, tackling class V rapids, and cooking s’mores over the campfire.

The Best Location for Camping in the Katahdin Region

Big Moose Inn, Cabins, & Campground is the closest full service accommodation to Baxter State Park and Penobscot River rafting, with inn rooms, cabins, tent sites, RV sites, and lean-tos all just 8 miles north of Millinocket. Pitch a tent in a wooded, remote site or grab a lean-to closer to the two restaurants and bar — either way, you’re within walking distance to Big Moose amenities with the bonus of a true wilderness adventure.

Tent Sites

Wooded tent sites a close to Millinocket Lake and all the Big Moose amenities. Perfect budget friendly way to spend more time in the woods and raft the Penobscot. Remote sites available.


Tenting: $13 per person/night
*plus taxes & fees

Tent site Big Moose Campground

Features

  • 35 tent sites
  • Remote sites available
  • Fire pit & picnic table
  • Quarter-operated hot shower and bath house
  • Pets allowed on leash and must not be left unattended

RV Sites

Six RV sites with water and electric hook up, all within a short walk to Millinocket Lake and the Big Moose amenities. All RV’s need to pull over and walk to the Office. 33′ max.
Please don’t pull down into the driveway – you will need to back up!

Rv Site / H20 & electric: $22 per person/per night (minimum 2 persons)
*plus taxes & fees

RV site Big Moose Campground

Features

  • 6 water and electric hook-up sites for RV’s
  • Please let us know the length of RV at booking
  • Fire pit & picnic table
  • Quarter-operated hot shower and bath house
  • Pets allowed on leash and must not be left unattended

Lean-To Sites

6 lean-tos within short walk to Millinocket Lake and Big Moose Inn amenities. Perfect way to camp with a little extra weather protection – and to skip the hassle of tent set-up!

Lean-to: $16 per person/per night (minimum 2 persons)
*plus taxes & fees

Lean-to Big Moose Campground

Features

  • 6 lean-to sites
  • Remote sites available
  • Fire pit & picnic table
  • Quarter-operated hot shower and bath house
  • Pets allowed on leash and must not be left unattended

Group Sites

The wooded campground has multiple large group site neighboring each other, allowing groups of any size.

Tenting: $13 per person/night
*plus taxes & fees

Group camping Big Moose Campground

Features

  • 3 Group sites up to 10 tents each
  • Fire Pit & Picnic Table
  • Fire pit & picnic table
  • Quarter-operated hot shower and bath house
  • Pets allowed on leash and must not be left unattended

Adventures at The Big Moose Campground

Book lodging at The Big Moose Inn, Cabins, & Campground to raft the Penobscot River and hike in Baxter State Park from our Katahdin Adventure Base Camp. The Big Moose lodging also offers additional activities such as pontoon boat moose tours, scenic plane rides, and canoe & kayak rental, as well as, amenities like the Loose Moose Bar & Grill. Give our reservation team a call to book and for more information.

  • Whitewater Rafting the Penobscot River
  • Hiking in Baxter State Park
  • Scenic Plane Rides
  • Canoeing & Kayak Rentals
  • Moose Boat Tours
  • Fredericka’s Restaurant
  • Loose Moose Bar & Grill
    Northwoods Trading Post

Baxter State Park and Mount Katahdin, the Penobscot River, the infamous Golden Road, and the historic Boom House on Ambajejus Lake are all steps away from these private cabins situated between two lakes.

Map Katahdin Adventure Basecamp

The Big Moose Inn, Cabins, & Campground are located in Millinocket, Maine – get directions.

Home to Mount Katahdin (Maine’s highest mountain), the Baxter State Park area boasts some of the best whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, and outdoor activities in Maine.