Experience Fly Fishing on Maine’s Rapid River

About Your Experience

As the only sporting camp on the Rapid River that is open to the public, your time at Lakewood Camps in Maine will be like no other vacation you’ve ever experienced. Here’s what to expect while you’re here.

First Cast: Arrival

You’ll begin enjoying the beauty of the Rapid River from the moment you arrive. Unlike other vacations where checking in is somewhat routine, your unique experience starts once you park your car. You’ll climb aboard our complimentary transport boat, which will take you and your luggage up the picturesque lake to your home-away-from home at Lakewood Camps.

Second Cast: Accommodations

The cabins in the forest here at Lakewood Camps will become your second home during your time with us. Spacious, cozy, perfectly appointed, and right on the Rapid River, you’ll feel truly relaxed and comfortable the moment you arrive. Plus, there’s no need to cook or plan meals — three of our fresh, homestyle meals are included each day of your stay.

Third Cast:
Amazing Fishing

As a favorite fly fishing location for for generations, the trophy brook trout — one of the most prized catches among fly fishers and anglers alike — is found almost exclusively in Maine. Head up the river on your own or meet up with your expert guide — either way, you’ll be reeling in the most picture-perfect fish in the Rapid River in no time at all.


Directions & Instructions- Enter South Arm Campground Andover, Maine into your GPS. About a mile pass the campground on the (left) there is a cream colored sign on a tree hanging that says Lakewood camps since 1853, this is where you will park and meet the boat for your transfer over to the lodge. The transfer takes about 10-20 minutes on the water depending on weather

**Important Must Do**: Call Lakewood Camps at  (207) 305-0011 when you “first enter” the town of Andover, Maine – if you miss us leave a message, we check often. This lets us know approximately what time the boat should be at the dock to pick you up. From Andover to our dock should be about 30 mins. After Andover, Maine cell service is intermittent! Please make sure to call.


Located on the shores of Lower Richardson Lake at Middle Dam, Andover Maine.