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Great Bear Camping is located on the majestic Saint John River Valley within the Mactaquac Headpond resort area. We have 80 fully serviced, waterfront sites available as well as a private beach and pool and many hiking trails located on the 4th generation Hagerman farm. Here's you'll find excellent small mouth bass and muskie fishing. We are located within 15-35 minutes of several world class attractions including 2 golf courses, TreeGo, capital city of Fredericton and the world’s largest axe in the Town of Nackawic. Take a virtual tour of the campground on our website.

Clean & Quiet


Great Bear Camping provides our campers with an impressive list of all modern amenities, combined with our personal guarantee of a quiet family atmosphere on meticulously clean grounds.

Campsite Description

Great Bear has 80 serviced sites. Each site is equipped with 30 amp hydro, water, picnic table and fire pot. We offer large, waterfront sites that are either open or wooded - your choice! Several pull-through sites are available.

We are a preferred destination for campers who love fishing (small mouth bass/muskie), boating, canoeing, swimming and kayaking. A private beach, swimming pool and boat ramp are located on the campground.

Trailers For Rent

Great Bear has partnered with RV World, Fredericton, to provide trailers for rent. Campers must stay for at least a week to access this service. For more information, contact RV World directly to rent your trailer. Contact Great Bear to book your site.

Special Events


We have a wide selection of equipment available to registered campers and registered groups to support pot luck dinners, breakfasts, barbecues, corn boils, etc. A private tenting field is available to book for your event. This service is popular with scout groups, family reunions, church groups.

Other Campground Features and Services

  • Waterfront Sites
  • Boat Ramp
  • Water & Electricity (30 Amp) at All Sites
  • Pull Through Sites
  • Fishing (Muskie/Small Mouth Bass)
  • Hiking Trails
  • Pets Welcome
  • Private Beach and Pool
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
  • Firepots and Picnic Tables at All Sites
  • Propane
  • Laundromat
  • Dumping Station
  • Wood and Ice for Sale
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