Wander in Wonder

Experience the beauty and fascinating history of an iconic Maine destination over 10,000 years in the making

A Desert in Maine?

The Desert of Maine is a weird and wonderful place that is difficult to describe. It is a natural wonder, a historic landmark, and a beloved tourist attraction. It has something for everyone: kids, history buffs, nature lovers, science nerds, and people that just want to relax and experience something new. 

Features & Exhibits

Come learn about the fascinating natural history of the Desert of Maine and the quirky characters that have made the Desert a beloved tourist destination for nearly 100 years.

Campground

Feel like you are far away, while being close to everything. A quiet, secluded campground surrounded by tall pines, sandy dunes, and a gentle stream. Features a beautifully renovated bath house, strong WiFi, and water & electricity available at most sites.

We are open seasonally

May - November

CURRENT HOURS:

Mon - Fri: Closed

Sat & Sun: 10am - 4pm 

Starting Memorial Day Weekend, we will be open 7 days a week from 9am - 6pm.

DESERT OF MAINE

We are located 2 miles north of exit 20 off of 295, at the dead end of  Desert Rd.

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