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Mount Battie

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Address: Camden Hills State Park, 280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
Phone Number: +1 207-236-3109
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A one-hour-up/one-hour-back hiking trip is the best way to see this...

A one-hour-up/one-hour-back hiking trip is the best way to see this mountain.

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My first day of vacation, sunny and warm, atop Mt Battie

Mt Battie is a great place go for views, and for hiking. If you are unable to hike, drive up and plan to stay for a couple of hours. It is so peaceful

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 June 2016
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Lyndonville, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Mt Battie is a great place go for views, and for hiking. If you are unable to hike, drive up and plan to stay for a couple of hours. It is so peaceful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

You can drive or hike to the top. Great place for a picnic. Best place to see the area. Great photo spot.

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Foxboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Visiting Mount Battie can be accomplished via car or hiking. A fee is charged at the gate and covers you for the day. The views of Camden Harbor are stunning. Picture opportunities abound. Appropriate for all ages.

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Westbrook, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

If you have never been to the top of Mount Battie, it is a must at least once to see the beautiful view of Camden Harbor. Of course a gorgeous day helps, which we had, and the view was astounding. Walk the flat rocks at the top, climb the old battery tower for an ever better 360 degree view, or... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is a gorgeous view at the top. I would bring a picnic and a lawn chair and put it under the shade to enjoy a wonderful afternoon. It does get quite hot at the top compared to the bottom temps. Totally worth the expense to see it. I wish you could see it at sunset but the road closes... More 

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Wilton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Couple of ways to get up to the top, you can drive (best if you have small kids or much older family), or park at the official entrance or you can park alongside the road and walk up the carriage trail (free versus the others). The carriage trail is a little over a mile round trip and very easy though... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Beautiful views at the top, with a map pointing out the various islands. Hike was an easy climb with small children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

If you have young kids, this is the best way to get a great view of Camden and Penobscot Bay. Just drive up the paved road.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Make sure that when you are in the area be sure to take the drive to the top to see the incredible vista of Camden harbor. There are also good hiking trails from the bottom, but we have not been able to muster the strength to make the climb.

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Scarborough, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Drive to the top of Mount Battie for the stunning view of Penobscot Bay and many of the coastal islands. Minimal walking required unless you want to hike up the mountain instead of drive. Worth the effort either way.

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