Learn about camping and boondocking in Maine

Boondocking in Maine!

Boondocking in Maine is largely found in White Mountain National Forest in the western edge of the state, and within Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in the north-east. Otherwise, there are boondocking opportunities within the state’s wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes.

Maine Boondocking Map

This Maine Boondocking Map contains locations of free boondocking and free campgrounds where bloggers and YouTubers have produced detailed reviews. Click on a map marker to access their reviews…

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Maine Boondocking Maps

Places to Camp for Free in Maine

Maine State Camping Laws and Regulations

Maine Rest Area Rules

Updated: April 1, 2024

The following Maine rest area rules were researched from Maine's Revised Statutes, the Maine Administrative Code, documents published by Maine...

Federal Lands in Maine