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The Ultimate Long Weekend

Nestled in Waterford, Maine, Papoose Pond Family Campground and Cabins is one of New England’s favorite family camping destinations. It’s a place where the beauty of Western Maine unfolds around you, offering a bunch of activities to make your long weekend unforgettable.  Let’s dive into a fun-filled itinerary that balances relaxation with adventure, perfect for […]

how to Plan the Perfect Maine Camping Trip: A Family-Friendly Guide

Camping in Maine offers an unrivaled experience that stands out among other locations in the United States. Known for its picturesque landscapes and an array of outdoor activities, this family-friendly destination beckons adventurers from all corners to immerse themselves in its natural beauty. Planning your Maine camping trip can be “in-tents,” but with the right […]

Cabins Vs. Campsites

Whether you’re drawn to the rustic appeal of camping or the cozy comforts of a cabin, finding the right accommodation is key to a perfect getaway. Papoose Pond offers a variety of options to ensure you make the best choice for your stay. Let’s delve into these choices, helping you select the perfect backdrop for […]

10 Tips for Camping with Kids

The great outdoors – camping with kids isn’t just a trip; it’s an adventure packed with learning, laughter, and the occasional marshmallow stuck in someone’s hair.  It’s about unplugging from the digital world and tuning into nature. But let’s face it, the idea can be a bit daunting.  Worry not, because with a sprinkle of […]

Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails

There are so many fantastic easy hikes in Western Maine that it’s hard to choose the best ones! This list compiles some of our favorite trails and tips so you can enjoy the best of Western Maine with kids (or without!). We hope you enjoy these easy hiking trails! 1. Fire Warden’s Trail, Pleasant Mountain […]