North Maine Woods

Jo Mary Campground Information


70 campsites along the shore of Jo-Mary Lake accommodate tents or camper trailers and most have a view of Mt. Katahdin. Boat launch, showers, flush toilets, dumping station, Laundromat, ice, fire wood and propane available. Sand beach provides excellent swimming. Five mile long Jo-Mary Lake provides fishing for landlocked salmon, brook trout, white perch and lake trout.

Nearby Attractions

Jo-Mary Campground is located within the 170,000 acre KI Jo-Mary Multiple Use Forest and once registered in the campground; visitors have access to natural resources in the KIJM Forest, including Gulf Hagas- 20 miles, Gauntlet Falls- 7 miles, Appalachian Trail - 5 miles, and over seventy remote lakes and ponds. Bangor is 67 miles, Baxter Park and Mt Katahdin is only 50 miles north.

General Rules & Info:

Operations/hours: Campground open May 10– September 12. Check-in time 2 pm, check-out is noon.

Check-in: All campers and visitors are required to register upon arrival. One camper and one vehicle per campsite. Other vehicles may be parked in the parking areas provided.

Speed limit: in the campground is 10 mph.

Noise curfew: 9 pm to 8 am. Visitors come to the campground to enjoy peace and tranquility. Loud or obnoxious behavior will not be tolerated and visitors may be asked to leave without a warning and without a refund. Children should be back at their campsite at 9 pm. Generators, power equipment including saws, radios, TVs and other electronic equipment must be quiet during this time.

Firewood is available. No cutting of live trees. Do not dump ashes or charcoal in the woods. Do not peel bark off live trees. Fires must be attended to at all times.

Trash: Glass, metal, plastic do not burn- please discard these items in the cans available throughout the campground. Please use trash bags when disposing of food, diapers or other similar waste items. Returnable cans and bottles may be left at the facility near the main office.

Restrooms: No washing dishes, clothes or pets. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. If there is a problem with any of the fixtures, please let us know.

ATVs and motorcycles are not allowed. Children’s bicycles are allowed in the campground, but bikes are not allowed to leave campground property. The access road and surrounding forest are privately owned, but open to public use. While our neighbors welcome campground visitors to enjoy their land, they do not allow motorcycles, ATV or bicycles- especially on gravel roads used by forest workers and logging trucks.

Pets are allowed but must be leashed, quiet, cleaned up after. Pets not allowed on beach or in buildings.

Contact Number:(207) 723-8117