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BIG WILSON CAMP gets its name from the scenic waterfall it faces. Leave the windows ajar at night and let the sound of rushing whitewater lull you to sleep!
BIG WILSON CAMP gets its name from the scenic waterfall it faces. Leave the windows ajar at night and let the sound of rushing whitewater lull you to sleep!
  • SCENIC FALLS - This is our back yard. For real. I wouldn't kid you!
  • BIG WILSON CAMP gets its name from the scenic waterfall it faces. Leave the windows ajar at night and let the sound of rushing whitewater lull you to sleep!
  • STEPPED FALLS  - The second set of stepped waterfalls on Big Wilson Stream, immediately adjacent to, and visible from, our cabin.
  • AUTUMN STREAM - The view from our fire pit.
  • GREAT ROOM - Big Wilson Camp has a large great room with a wood stove, cathedral ceilings and  comfy north woods decor.
  • LOFT VIEW - The sleeping loft is suitable for up to four kids. There are two bedrooms on the main floor that sleep up to four adults.
  • FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN - Compact, but with all the comforts of home.
  • MASTER BEDROOM with north woods decor and a huge topo map to plan out your daily hikes.
  • FIRE PIT AND BARBECUE - One of two spots along the river where you can gather to roast marshmallows.
  • NEW FIRE PIT - We've recently added a second fire pit facing the water. This one has easy access for the mobility impaired.
  • LEDGE JUMPING - Across the river from our cabin is this favorite swimming hole, with slate outcroppings for jumping into the water. The pool is about 50-feet around and 10-feet deep at the center. Diving is not recommended. Parental supervision is recomme
  • BWC in the Fall
  • NATURAL JACUZZI - A young swimmer lets Big Wilson Falls give him a natural massage.
  • TUBING - One of our favorite pastimes on Big Wilson Stream - inner-tubing and kayaking. Be careful! Tobey Falls is a few miles downstream, and it's a section you'll want to portage around.
  • BORESTONE VIEWS - Lake Onawa from atop Borestone Mountain - a 90 minute climb from our cabin.
  • BORESTONE MOUNTAIN and Lake Onawa, as viewed from the Barren Slides on the Appalachian Trail. This view is about a three-hour hike from our cabin.
  • MOOSE SIGHTINGS - We spotted this big boy on Elliotsville Road, only about a mile from our cabin.
  • LITTLE WILSON LOWER FALLS and swimming hole, a 10-minute hike from camp.
  • LITTLE WILSON FALLS - A 30-minute hike from the cabin, this is the highest waterfall on the Appalachian Trail.
  • MIDDLE EARTH - Where are the hobbits? This is one of our favorite stretches of Little Wilson Stream, about 20 minutes from camp.
  • WHITEWATER, a few hundred yards upstream from our cabin.
  • BORESTONE VIEWS - Another peek from the peak.
  • BORESTONE MOUNTAIN - A must see. This Audubon sanctuary has 360-degree views and is walking distance from the cabin.
  • BARREN SLIDE on the Appalachian Trail, overlooks Lake Onawa.
  • ONAWA TRESSLE - You're really not supposed to climb out here, but we are occasionally naughty.
  • MOTTLED SHADE - The cabin is nestled into the Maine wilderness. There are no neighbors except some seasonal camps across the river and one a quarter mile up the road.
  • SUNSET at Big Wilson Camp.
  • FISHING - Spring runoff on Big Wilson Falls is a good time to catch brookies and salmon.
  • PLAYBOATING - If you're a kayaker, and you come during spring runoff, this is the kind of fun you can expect.
  • SPRING RUNOFF - The river shows off her might during May snowmelt.
  • TOPO VACINITY MAP with Big Wilson Camp indicated to the lower left.
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BIG WILSON CAMP gets its name from the scenic waterfall it faces. Leave the windows ajar at night and let the sound of rushing whitewater lull you to sleep!