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Pitcher Pond

Camden, ME
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Ranked #9 of 11 Attractions in Camden
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Swimming
Owner description: A recommended beach area in Camden known for swimming and hiking.
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Swimming
Owner description: A recommended beach area in Camden known for swimming and hiking.
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Friends of the family Genny and Willard Colby owned a camp on Pitcher Pond. We spent many weekends and most of the summers on the pond. It is where my love of the outdoors started. The pond back then had very few camps on it and the dirt road in made us feel like we were in the middle of... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This long, narrow lake makes a nice quiet kayak paddle. Some development on west side. Wooded views, some small mountain/hills to view. Saw painted turtles in a couple of locations. Did not see loons, but heard them in distance as we were getting off the water.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
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15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We've been coming to Pitcher Pond for almost 40 years. Despite its name, it's a lake but a relatively small one (two miles long, a few hundred yards wide) and since it is hidden from the road, many people drive right by without noticing it. We love everything about it -- clean swimming water, loons, eagles, ducks, no jet skis,... More 

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Alfred, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

The camp/cottage once owned by Clyde Holmes on the Northport side is the one my folks bought in 1956. All our Slade family and relatives and friends enjoyed it there summer, fall and winter. It was a hike to get across the Pond on Ice but we loved it. No power, privy in the barn, and fire place. It was... More 

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Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

Great relaxing with nature. You can fish here, but won't catch too much. Bring your canoe!

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Rhode Island
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70 reviews 70 reviews
25 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

Every time we go here, we wonder where everyone is. We even tried visiting on Fourth of July weekend and still it was quiet. We love to kayak over into the little alcove and play with the friendly frogs. The call of the loon is another attraction. Quiet serenity.

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Adams, Massachusetts
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

This is one of the most relaxing vacations. staying on pitchers pond is a wonderful experience. We stay at the Pennell cabins right on the lake every year. The scenary is breath takingly beautiful. Our children love to swim, Go tubing, and feed the ducks. the ducks are so friendly they will eat out of your hand. This is a... More 

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2009

Pitcher pond is about 20 minutes from Camden but a world away. Nearly half of the three mile long lake is undeveloped. There is little boat traffic except on weekends during the summer. The lake is surrounded by woods and gives a sense of seclusion even though it is only a few minutes from Camden and Belfast. There is hiking... More 

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