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Address: Camden Hills State Park, 280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
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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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Beautiful views of Penobscot Bay & Camden

If you're visiting the Camden area, Mount Battie is a choose your own adventure type of mountain - driving or hiking will both end in stunning views of the local area. The hike... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2016
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

If you're visiting the Camden area, Mount Battie is a choose your own adventure type of mountain - driving or hiking will both end in stunning views of the local area. The hike is not too strenuous and a nice opportunity to get away from the busy Camden area during the summer months.

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Wilder, Vermont
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

A visit to the Camden area of Maine must include a drive or hike up Mt. Battle to check out the nearly 180 degree view of the ocean and to look down on Camden Harbor. Best view in Maine.

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Phippsburg, Maine
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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We often come to Camden, but don't often drive up Mt Battie. Today there were many people out enjoying the day and the view from the Mountain. It is one of the top State Parks in Maine and worth every dime of the admission. (I didn't pay an admission because I am a Maine resident and I am over 65... More 

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Pembroke, MA
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

We hiked up from the Spring Street entrance not knowing that was the most challenging way up. It was fun and adventurous for sure. View from the top takes your breath away. It really gives you a better idea of the entire scope of Penobscot Bay and not just Camden Harbor. The trail could be marked a little better as... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

Everyone should make a point to go here and experience the scenic beauty. Exceeded our expectations.

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Kearny, New Jersey
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Easy hike to overlook Camden and Penobscot Bay. We traveled in March and it was cold and rainy. The gate was closed to auto traffic, so we hiked. It took us about 2 hours roundtrip.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

A must-do for stunning views of Camden and the harbors around it! A wee bit windy when we were up at the top, but well worth it.

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Leland, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a wonderful place to come for a great view of Camden harbor, and the whole coastline in the area. If you wish, you can park at the bottom and walk up. There are plenty of walkers. If you choose to drive, parking is easy up top,. Either way, you won't regret the decision to spend some time here.

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Arizona, USA
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Well i imagine it's a great view but we hiked in the fog all day. Hehe! Difficult hike if you go up the front from spring street. Climbing with your hands and even on your knees on the slippery rocks at some spot. I think it's much easier from the park side which we learned afterward. We didn't return down... More 

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Maine
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

It's both an easy hike or a quick drive--either way it's worth the time to get to the summit and enjoy the view that inspired Edna St. Vincent Millay. "All I could see from where I stood, was three long mountains, and a wood..." Camden Harbor is one of the most photographed harbors in the world, and you need to... More 

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