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Thorofare Island is a privately owned 20 acre island in the Penobscot River in Greenbush, Maine. It is on the map. This island is covered with first-growth hardwood trees.  The island is about 600’ from a public boat landing on Route 2, a major state road. There is a general store about 8 miles north on Route 2 and a small town about 10 miles south on Route 2.


Rent the entire island for yourself, family, friends, their kids & the dogs. There’s plenty of room for tents and room to roam.  The 2014 rental season starts June 1st and ends September 30th.  There is a 2 week limit on the rental agreement & minimum of 3 days.



  • Camp that will sleep at least two adults and a child. Equipped with double bed, a trundle bed &  loveseat; kitchen area, propane stove, fire extinguisher, ice chest, pots, pans, dishes, first aid kit, etc. You only need supply your food & drinks.
  • Free standing fireplace
  • Bathroom containing a composting toilet & shower stall with camp shower.  Rain barrel water is available for bathing, dishes & laundry.
  • Hand cranked washing machine & clothesline.
  • Small supply of general store items & souvenirs available.



  • FISHING! Best bass fishing this side of the Mississippi!
  • Canoe, paddles & PFDs
  • Hibachi & a grate for outdoor cooking.
  • Fire pit with stump seats
  • Adult swing, Horseshoes
  • Large screen house with  picnic table & gas grill inside
  • Hammocks


For the Children:

Tree house will sleep 2 (children or adults).  Tire swing, Disk swing, Seesaw, Cargo Net (for climbing)



The cost is $150 per day.  Split the cost with others in your party.  20% deposit upon reservation that is fully refundable if reservation is cancelled more than 30 days in advance.  If cancelled more than 14 days in advance, half is refunded.  If cancelled within 14 days, the deposit is not refundable.  Please reserve as early as possible.  Personal checks accepted for deposit only. Please call or email with questions.



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