POC Pavillion

Closest campground to Baxter State Park, Large Pavilion

Located next to Baxter State Park overlooking Pockwockamus Pond and Katahdin, Maine's highest mountain.

  • Camping, Canvas Cabin Tents & Bunkhouses
  • Beer Bar
  • Hot Showers
  • Volleyball
  • Pond for canoes and kayaks

Stay and Play With Us

Whitewater Rafting Trips leave the Penobscot Outdoor Center "POC" daily.

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We Have TWO Locations!

Yes, you read that right, we have two locations.  Our campground is the Penobscot Outdoor Center shown here on this slide, the closest campground to Baxter State Park.  Find a Google map at the end of this page if you need to calculate drive time and distance.

Our other location is the New England Outdoor Center/Twin Pines and The River Driver's Restaurant and that is located 6 miles from here.

Broken Paddle Pub

Broken Paddle Pub

Located at the Penobscot Outdoor Center – Open seasonally.

The Broken Paddle Pub offers a beer bar with pool tables. Please see the front desk for the current hours as they vary throughout the season.

Volleyball at POC


We have a great fun sandy volleyball court right next to our pavilion

Double Trouble

Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater rafting Trips leave from our basecamp right here at the campsite daily

Our campground is located at The Penobscot Outdoor Center which we own and operate 6 miles from our Main Base.

Questions - please call

p 207-723-5438
p 800-766-7238
e [email protected]

Find a MAP of the Campground CLICK HERE