Basin Campground

Basin Campground is named for nearby Basin Pond. Offering a boat launch (non-motorized boats only), fishing and hiking, as well as picnic tables, this is a great place to stay and explore the eastern reaches of the Forest. 13 of the campgrounds 21 sites are reservable.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trailhead open
Reservations: Reserve sites online through or by calling toll free at 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777)
Fees: The camping fee includes a combination of any two vehicles per campsite at no additional fee. Pending sufficient space, an additional vehicle may be allowed by paying $5 extra vehicle fee, per night.
  • $27 per night.
Open Season: Mid-May - October
Closest Towns: Fryeburg, ME
Water: Faucet
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Operated By: Vista Recreation

General Information

Directions: Located just a short distance from Cold River Campground 15 miles North of Fryeburg, ME on Rt. 113

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Reservation info: 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 Areas

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