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Camden Hills State Park

280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
207-236-3109
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Ranked #2 of 14 attractions in Camden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Activities: Hiking
Description: Thirty miles of hiking trails keep the staunchest hiker trekking along.
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Moncton, NB
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This park is conveniently situated to Camden, Maine and has lots of activity your outdoor pleasures. The view on top of Mount Battie is outstanding giving both mountain and coastline line vistas. On clear days you can see Cadillac mountain, Acadia National Park. WE were fortunate to have one gorgeous summer day when we visited. A must to see.

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New York City, New York
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41 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Many thanks to the recent, previous reviewer who wrote about her experience hiking to Bald Rock with her husband - with PERFECT directions on how to get there! I highly recommend this hike. For a number of reasons I'm not in the shape I used to be (yet!) so I found this hike a bit challenging for the reason of... More

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I had been to the park on a previous trip and loved the view from Mount Battie, so I took my family there. Unfortunately, the weather was not cooperating this time and we could not see anything past the fog. We decided not to hike up but instead drove to the top. On our way out of the park we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Camden Hills state park provides a wide range of hiking experiences. If you just want to see great views you can just drive up Mount Battie by paying the fee at the main park entrance as I have done. They will provide you with a bare bones map of the park. Another alternative is to walk up Mount Battie directly... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The camp sites are spacious and rather private. There are great hikes in the park and the location is a few minutes outside of the the town of Camden, ME. We would love to go back!

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West Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My husband and I spent a week in the area on vacation. We went hiking at Camden Hills State Park twice. The first day we went in the main park entrance off of Route 1 and hiked up to the Ocean Lookout. Follow the trail to Mt Megunticook and its on your way to the top! The view was amazing!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very nice nature area to rest and picnic with the kids. We went up to Mount Battie and overlooked the ocean and the town of Camden below.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I woulndt like for you to find it. I want it all for me. Lovely place the whole park reminds me of the beauty of life.

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New York City
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20 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This park is gorgeous, but the trails are poorly maintained and very steep. You can easily twist your ankle if not careful. I suggest driving up to Mt Battie rather thank Hiking.

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Camden, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Some of the best day hiking in Maine. Wonderful views of both Penobscot Bay and Lake Megunticook. Lots of options to make your hike as long or short and as difficult or easy as you like. When you're finished go into Camden and grab a sandwich at Boyton-McKay or an ice cream at Camden Cone. It's a short walk into... More

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