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Penobscot Outdoor Center Campground for The New England Outdoor Center

Closest Campground to Baxter State Park

Penobscot Outdoor Center Campground for The New England Outdoor Center

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The Penobscot Outdoor Center (POC) is the base lodge for the New England Outdoor Center wilderness rafting resort. It includes great vacation amenities including: a bar, lite munchies, canoes, volleyball, large group firepit and individual site fire rings. Many sites offer amazing views of Katahdin and paddling on Pockwockamus Pond. The campground features deluxe camping options: campsites, canvas cabin tents (2 and 4 person) and bunkhouses. We are the closest lodging and camping to Baxter State Park.

The 60 acres of campground are located on Pockwockamus Pond, 2 miles from the South Entrance to Baxter State Park and just 20 miles outside of the town of Millinocket. The Broken Paddle Pub is onsite in our large Pavilion complete with an indoor and outdoor fire pit and a sandy volleyball court. Some dining onsite and additional dining at The River Driver's Restaurant- 5 miles up the road.