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Camden Hills State Park, Camden
(4.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
With wide-open views of Penobscot Bay and surrounding small islands, Camden Hills State Park offers 50 km (30 mi) of hiking trails and 112 camping spots. You can take up horseback riding or mountain biking, or try cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing during the cold months. The varied topography, ranging from dark dense forests to cliff overlooks and rocky shorelines to rolling misty hills, make it a good spot for photography. Within the park, there are also two small mountains to climb--the 240 m (800 ft) high Mount Battie and the 422 m (1,385 ft) high Mount Megunticook. To visit Camden Hills State Park on your trip to Camden, use our Camden itinerary planner.
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  • Easy to find if you're renting a car and driving there but not easy to access via public transport. It's a cool place for a day hike or maybe a few days stay if love the outdoors. (They offer campgrou...  more »
  • Beautiful park, easy to access even for most ages, good hints on the part of the guardians to access the best views. Not to forget his camera and s equip good shoes. Beautiful view of the city of Camden.
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  • Beautiful hiking up an accessible destination! Crisp autumn leaves overhead and under foot, unfortunately the tower was under renovation so we didn't reach the pinnacle But the views were awesome!! 
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  • It would take forever for me to list all the great things about this park. Mt. Battie is much nicer to visit compared to Cadillac Mt in Acadia NP. Wild blueberries cover the area, at the summit, and the views are incredible.
  • Great Trails, views are amazing from the top of the Mt. You can even drive up the mountain so all can enjoy its coastal spectacle!
  • great views of the city and you can drive to the top to take beautiful pics. great panoramic views especially if you walk to the left of the main area
  • An amazing park, beautiful hike, awe-inspiring view of Camden from the top, but $6 per person to get in? Even if everyone is in the same car?! Come on, Maine. I guess state parks are only for rich tourists now. If you are working-class and like nature, then go somewhere else where your money goes further.
  • I wish I could give this 5 stars. I can give it 5 on the overall cleanliness of the grounds and the hot water and duration of the showers (free). Plus the campsite has limited wifi (based on where you're site is). The only reason I give it 4 is the cost. For an out of state guest it cost 38$. This is crazy. You can camp at a private campsite for 30$ and get most of the same perks. No matter, it was a great stay and Mt. Battie is a great hike or ride up via your bike. It's close town and the rangers are helpful and friendly.