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Mount Battie

Camden Hills State Park, 280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
+1 207-236-3109
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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” (136 reviews)
“penobscot bay” (129 reviews)
LOCATION
Camden Hills State Park, 280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
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+1 207-236-3109
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"great view"
in 134 reviews
"camden harbor"
in 136 reviews
"penobscot bay"
in 129 reviews
"quick drive"
in 16 reviews
"auto road"
in 56 reviews
"surrounding area"
in 33 reviews
"beautiful hike"
in 14 reviews
"easy hike"
in 15 reviews
"per person"
in 43 reviews
"state park"
in 52 reviews
"short hike"
in 16 reviews
"stone tower"
in 27 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 26 reviews
"small fee"
in 18 reviews
"enjoy the view"
in 25 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 19 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 32 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove to the top of Mount Battie. Go on a clear sunny day for the best experience. The views are spectacular. Parking at the top is easy and there are photo Opps galore.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

A quick hike up this mountain for a breath taking view. Kids love it, not too long but a nice family outing

Thank Beth C
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful hike and views from the top. Not a super long trail but quite steep in places. Also some rock stairs. We took our dogs just have to be on leash. Pretty stream running through it too.

Thank lov2cruise
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

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

Thank dee090
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

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

Thank engineerartist
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Reviewed 16 January 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

Thank Cheryl P
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Reviewed 8 January 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

1  Thank 653swoods
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Reviewed 22 December 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 21 December 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 10 December 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

Thank karen b
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Mandakport
19 January 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
5 September 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
12 April 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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