For some, camping in the great outdoors is an opportunity to get out and escape from the bondage of modern living, to leave behind the cellphones and laptops, to get out of their comfort zone. Camping with only the bare basics can be refreshing and even meditative, however some people prefer to camp more comfortably, […]

Mobile applications can help make camping more convenient. Here are a few great choices to consider downloading before your next trip. Flashlight. Whether you’ve forgotten your flashlight, or just need a bit of extra backup, a flashlight app can come in extremely handy. A word of warning, however: flashlight apps are known to drain battery […]

Forgetting an important item can quickly put a damper on an otherwise picture perfect camping trip. Make sure you check your packing list twice, and don’t forget these 7 important items that are frequently overlooked! Flashlight/lantern. Far too many people make the mistake of assuming that, because they will be building a campfire, they are […]

Everybody enjoys the beloved tradition of building a campfire; it is an activity that has been enjoyed by families and individual campers alike for generations. To make the most of your camping experience, it is important to know the key tips for proper campfire construction, safety, and etiquette. Building a campfire is a fairly simple […]

Camping can be a fun, exciting, and even therapeutic activity for the entire family–especially when you pick the perfect campsite! Here are five attributes of a great campsite that will make your trip one to remember. 1.Privacy Although it can be fun to have neighbors, you are going to want at least a minimal amount […]

Almost nothing in the world is more fun for kids than a camping trip in the woods. In the adult world the feelings about camping can sometimes be more of a mixed bag – some adults love camping and spending time in the great outdoors, while others would prefer to never leave behind their own […]

Ready for a fun summer at Saco River Camping Area? While you’re here, keep it cool as a cucumber with these 5 tips: Stay Hydrated When you’re outside enjoying the summer sun, dehydration can sneak up on you. Make sure to drink plenty of water to avoid the dizziness and nausea that accompany dehydration—no one […]