Camp Natarswi a 30 acre rustic camp is located within the boundaries of Baxter State Park about 18 miles from Millinocket. With the Appalachian Trail and Mt. Katahdin at its doorstep, Natarswi offers a true north woods experience with many opportunities to explore one of the greatest gifts given to Maine’s people, Baxter State Park, which has over 200,000 acres of trails forests, ponds and streams.
This seasonal site has 7 campsites (5 sites have platform tents, 1 has 3 small cabins, 1 has 4 adirondack shelters), a large dining hall that can seat 150-175, two program buildings, a picnic shelter, and flush toilets.
It has a sand beach on Lower Togue Pond and an archery range. Most of the campsites are located around the pond with spectacular views of Mt. Katahdin.
Natarswi is open from late May to early October. In the summer, Natarswi hosts a resident camp led by trained staff and serves girls 7-17. In June, August and September it hosts several mini camp weekends for troops. Natarswi is available for troops and groups at all other times it is open.
See the rugged wilderness of Camp Natarswi with this photo page.
Mailing Address for Camp Natarswi
P.O. Box 270
Millinocket, ME 04462
Directions to Camp Natarswi
From I-95, take exit 244 - Medway
Go west on Route 157 through Medway & East Millinocket to Millinocket.
Continue past McDonald’s restaurant until Route 157 ends just past downtown Millinocket.
Turn right onto Katahdin Ave.
In less then .2 miles, turn left onto Bates Street. Follow the sign which points to Baxter State Park. Bates street changes to Millnocket Road, then to Baxter Park Road without any turns.
Follow this road 13.9 miles at which time you will see a very large painted rock (“Keep Maine Beautiful”), there will be another sign for Baxter State Park.
In 2 miles, you will see a sign which says “Watch for Speed Bumps.”
”Natarswi” is on the right after the first speed bump.
Mileage - 27 miles from exit 244, from I-95.