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Cold River Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Just a short distance from the Cold River and beautiful Basin Pond, this site is popular with fishermen and hikers looking to explore the eastern reaches of the National Forest. This campground has 14 sites, 8 of which are reservable from Memorial Day through Columbus Day. It has vault toilests, a hand pump for water, and a picnic pavillion.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at Recreation.gov
Fees $18 fee includes site and 1 vehicle. A $5.00 additional fee charged for a 2nd vehicle
Open Season: mid-May - mid-October
Closest Towns: Fryeburg, ME
Water: Handpump
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Pro-Sport, Inc

General Information


Located 15 miles north of Fryeburg, ME on Rt 113 the campground is at the southern end of Evans Notch.

General Notes:

View the Cold River campground site map.


This campground has accessible sites.

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