Published on May 27, 2022

Wildwood Family Getaways

Wildwood Getaways Family at Waterfront

Enjoy the beauty of nature at Wildwood at your own pace! Wildwood Family Getaways allow families to use the camp as a campground: a place to explore nature, relax, and enjoy time with friends and family. Families bring bedding, personal items, and all cooking/cleaning gear.  

To reserve a space, email [email protected]. We will call you back to confirm and collect payment information.

Living Units

  • Wildwood will place one family in each unit
  • Each unit has a firepit, wood, sink, toilets, picnic table, trash & recycle cans
  • The unit price is based on a family of 4; each additional family member is $20

Waterfront Access

  • Waterfront activities include canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and swimming and are included in the nightly rate
  • The waterfront is open from 10:00 am–12:00 pm and 2:00–5:00 pm 
  • If possible, families are encouraged to bring their own lifejackets


  • Memorial Day Weekend
  • Labor Day Weekend
  • Most weekends in spring and fall, outside the summer camp season (email or call for availability)


(Based on a family of 4 per cabin; additional family members are $30 each)

  • Cabins: $120/night (cabins have electricity)
    • Carson Unit cabins sleep 8
    • Leopold Unit cabins sleep 8
    • Beattie Cabin sleeps 5
  • Yurt / Wooden Tent:  $110/night
    • Goodall Unit yurts sleep 7
    • Fossey Unit wooden tents sleep 10
  • Platform Tents: $ 100/night
    • Dillard Unit tents sleep 8
    • Thoreau Unit tents sleep 8
    • Abbey Unit tents sleep 8
  • Bring your own tent:  $85/night
  • Muir Lodge: sleeps 7, $175/night (includes: 4 bedrooms, private bathroom, shower, kitchenette, refrigerator, microwave, convection oven, cooktop, kitchen sink, living room, front porch, firepit, and picnic table outside). 


1:00–5:00 pm


No later than 5:00 pm

Shared Spaces

The shower house is a shared space. Each living unit has a labeled shower on both the boys' and girls' sides of the shower house.


  • Must be a Mass Audubon member at the time of reservation
  • Reservations must be accompanied by payment in full
  • Reservations made by phone require payment by credit card
  • To reserve your stay:

Refund Policy

  • Two weeks’ notice in writing (by mail or email) is necessary for a refund
  • Rates include a $20 non-refundable reservation fee
  • Reservations made less than two weeks in advance of arrival will not be refunded if canceled

Additional Policies

  • We cannot accommodate RV’s, large vans, camper trailers, and truck beds
  • Please no generators or pets

Packing lists and more information will be sent to you upon registration.

We look forward to seeing you at Wildwood this summer or fall!

Reserve Your Getaway

Wildwood Getaways Family Usage Guidelines