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Mount Battie

Camden Hills State Park, 280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
+1 207-236-3109
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stunning

we were very lucky to visit on a glorious day. We drove up - as we didn't have the time available... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dee090
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edinburgh
Amazing views of Camden Harbor

Even in a misting rain, the drive up to the top was worth it. The tower at the top is very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
engineerartist
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Atlanta, Georgia
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A one-hour-up/one-hour-back hiking trip is the best way to see this mountain.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great view” (134 reviews)
“camden harbor” (156 reviews)
“penobscot bay” (129 reviews)
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Camden Hills State Park, 280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we were very lucky to visit on a glorious day. We drove up - as we didn't have the time available to walk. View is breathtaking and although we did not have a lot of time to spend once we got up there it was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even in a misting rain, the drive up to the top was worth it. The tower at the top is very interesting.

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

If anyone says it only takes 45 minutes to get to the top, they must be referring to walking the main road. It took us 2 hours to snowshoe up and 1 hour to snowshoe down, and this was for two active people. We went...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2018

My family thoroghly enjoyed our hike to the top of Mount Battie. It was a beautiful hike through the woods that ended with a breathtaking view of Camden Harbor. There is a small structure for viewing. If you only have a short time, it is...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Great summer drive with great views from the top of Camden Harbor. Don't miss going up in the "castle" for sweeping vista's of ocean all the way to Bar Harbor. Mention your a vet at the gate and you may get a special discount.

1  Thank Ed B
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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Easy access (in season). Can walk or drive up. Stone tower to go up for an even better view, kids love it.

1  Thank dcfans6
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

we drove up on the Auto Road, but there are many trails and opportunities for walking cycling etc. it is unusual to have a mountain right next to the harbor, and the view is spectacular

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Reviewed December 5, 2017

We were surprised at how amazing the view was from the top of Mount Battie! It's worth every penny of the small admission to the part.

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed December 2, 2017

As long time summer resident of the Camden, Maine area, Mount Battie is old stuff to me. Been there, done that. Yet, every opportunity I have to take friends or go with friends, I never miss. The view of Camden Harbor and the town is...More

1  Thank SkipMoore
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

HIked to top of Mt. Battie after hiking to top of Mt. Megunticook. It was a lovely view from the top; loved having the guide map up top that identified all the islands and mountains. As it was mid-November, we were the only people up...More

Thank Pearl012
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Mandakport
January 18, 2018|
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Response from Bill E | Property representative |
The park has over 25 miles of hiking trails. Many have views along the way while some offer easier grades. I'm certain that you'll find a suitable trail. Be sure to ask our staff for their recommendations when you enter the... More
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knose2002
September 4, 2017|
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Response from Bill E | Property representative |
The road is paved, two-laned and 1.5 miles in length. Tour buses and motorhomes can climb/descend it with no problem.
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Linda K
April 11, 2017|
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Response from midcoast6 | Reviewed this property |
It usually opens in May and closes after Thanksgiving to cars. You can always park and walk up the road year round.
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