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Camden Hills State Park

280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
207-236-3109
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Ranked #2 of 15 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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English first
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Went up Mount Battie on a beautiful, sunny, fall day. Leaves a bit past peak but the yellows, orangey reds and rusts were still striking in spots. The view went on forever as it was a clear day. A wonderful spot that never gets old.

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Wells, Maine
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Probably the best view of Penobscot Bay may be seen from the top of Mt Battie. Steep but short auto road takes you to the top where there is spacious parking. You can easily climb the stone tower to get a panoramic view of the area. There are also many hiking trails that will take you to the top. Worth... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Camden Hills State Park is a perfect spot to hike in the fall. Trails are well marked and well maintained. Views from the mountain tops are spectacular.

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Palm Harbor, FL
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170 reviews 170 reviews
45 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Inexpensive state park. Short drive to the top for a greta view of Camden and the harbor and parts of the bay.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Well worth the somewhat expensive cost of taking your car to the top, we were especially lucky as it was a gorgeous October day and the trees were well on the turn. Don't forget to climb the tower for a 360 view.

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Although the views from atop Mount Battie were fabulous, the rest of the park was a disappointment. Hiking trails were poorly marked and maintained, and the trail map offered at the entrance of the park was so crudely done as to be almost useless. There are far nicer places to hike in Maine.

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Hampton Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Amazing and spectacular views of the bay , well,worth the $3 dollar entry fee.. You can hike up to the top or a short drive up to the top !!! The views are breathtaking !!!!!

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The park is small but at the top of the Mount Batty you have a great view on the sea and the area. It is close to the hotel.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This state park is an unexpected treasure. It's also a bargain, at $4 entrance fee (discounts for seniors) and don't forget to explore the areas on the beach side as well as the mountain side. At the top of the auto road on the mountain side, there is a short climb to the summit of Mount Battie. The view is... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The trails are not very well marked but the hiking is great. We went up one trail and wound up at a cross with a view of the lake. From there we headed off in another direction and got a great views of the mountains in the distance and then of the bay. Pack some food and spend the entire... More

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