Campground Policies

Recompence is a family-oriented campground and the following rules have been established so that everyone may enjoy their visit with us. Please be sure that anyone staying on your site knows and understands what is allowed. Anyone failing to abide by the rules will be asked to leave. Parents are responsible for their children’s behavior, safety and whereabouts at all times while within the campground.

You must be 21 years of age to rent a campsite

Age verification may be required at check-in

Reservations & Deposits

  • Deposit of 3 nights is required for July 4th week and Labor Day weekend
  • 2 night stay required for weekends in July and August (except above)
  • Deposits become non-refundable 14 days prior to arrival date
  • Remaining balance is due at check-in
  • Failure to arrive by noon of the day following your scheduled date of arrival (without prior notification) will result in a cancellation of reservation, with no refund or credit
  • Please note that in some cases we may need to move your reservation to a comparable site for reasons of occupancy flow. We will notify you of any change made to your reservation.

Cancellation Policy

  • 14 days prior to arrival we will refund your deposit minus $20 service fee (30 days for cabins) for changes or cancellations.
  • Camping is an outdoor experience. Therefore, we do not give refunds due to discomforts or acts of nature, inclement weather, or ANY OTHER REASON within 14 days of arrival date

Site Occupancy

  • Site occupancy is a maximum of 4 Adults – OR – One Family (2 adults and their children under age 18)
  • With management exception of one additional adult for additional fee of $10/person/night. Any additional adults would require a second campsite.
  • Maximum 2 vehicles per site
  • Additional vehicles, boats and utility trailers must park in designated overflow parking for an additional $5.00 per night
  • Visitors to campsites must register at office ($5 fee per car), and must vacate by 10:00 PM

Visitor Policy

  • All visitors must register at the office
  • All visitors must pay a $5.00 fee per vehicle and park in designated overflow parking areas
  • All visitors must leave the campground before 10:00 pm

Quiet hours are 10:00 PM – 8:00 AM

  • Please keep voices low and lights should be kept at a minimum
  • Excessive noise at any time is not permitted
  • In the event that staff informs a site of quiet hour violation and any site occupant refuses to cooperate, all of the occupants of the site will be subject to eviction from the campground without refund

Pets are to be kept leashed and quiet at all times

  • Pets must wear their current and valid rabies tags
  • Pets are never to be left unattended at any time
  • Owners must collect all pet droppings immediately and leave their site clean
  • Pet waste stations are available throughout campground
  • Not more than 2 pets per site
  • You will be held responsible for any damage or harm caused by your pet
  • Please be aware that if your dog(s) are acting aggressive, excessively barking or are left alone you will be asked to leave the campground with no refund
  • Click here for more information on bringing pets to Recompence

Firewood must be purchased locally

  • It is now illegal to bring firewood into the state of Maine (to prevent the spread of insects)
  • Do not transport firewood distances greater than 50 miles, even within Maine
  • Please click here for more information

Fires must always be attended

  • Fires must be completely out and doused with water at the end of the evening or anytime you are away from your site
  • Please observe any fire condition notices posted in the camp store
  • Embers can easily be blown out of the fire pit by ocean breezes
  • No moving of fire pits
  • No burning trash in fire pits

Do not remove branches or bark from live trees

  • You may collect fallen dead materials

No fireworks, firearms, or archery allowed

Speed limit within the campground is 5mph

  • Unregistered motorized vehicles (i.e., ATVs, mini-bikes, dune buggies, etc.) are not allowed
  • Speed limit on Burnett Road is 25mph

Trash, Recycling Center and RV Dump Station are located near the office

  • Please sort your returnable bottles and cans
  • Please do not put trash in fire pits

Please leave your site as you found it

  • Picnic tables are not to be removed from sites or moved from site to site

Check-in time is 1:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Generators may be run only from 8:00 – 11:00 AM and 3:00 – 6:00 PM

We reserve the right to ask any camper(s) or guest whose conduct, in our opinion, is causing a disturbance, endangering life in any way, interfering with the orderly operation, or breaking the rules of the campground to leave the premises. Refunds will not be granted.