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Camden Hills State Park

280 Belfast Rd, Camden, ME 04843-4519
+1 207-236-3109
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Near town, great views of the harbor and town

Short, lovely drive to a hilltop overlooking the town and bay. Edna St. Vincent Millay wrote a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kathleen D
Casper, United States
Beautiful views

The best views of Camden Harbor and the surrounding area. Don't forget your camera and hiking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Thirty miles of hiking trails keep the staunchest hiker trekking along.
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  • Average4%
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280 Belfast Rd, Camden, ME 04843-4519
+1 207-236-3109
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Short, lovely drive to a hilltop overlooking the town and bay. Edna St. Vincent Millay wrote a poem about this view. She got it right.

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best views of Camden Harbor and the surrounding area. Don't forget your camera and hiking shoes. Truly one of the best places to visit in Maine. Don't forget the cross the highway to the other side of the park. Great picnic area and a...More

Thank mmiranda2609
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove through the park and did a bit of hiking. This is a beautiful park with lots of interesting trails.

Thank cakedeco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The top of the hill has 2 nice lookout points of the Bay. It was worthwhile to get a birds' eye view & then walk around Camden & get closer to the water.

Thank Jliketotravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a clear and sunny day you can see forever. Mountains, ocean, lakes, and wildlife. We chose to drive up but the walk is very doable. So worth it.

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to Camden Hills State Park is a must for anyone traveling near this area. If you have less than an hour, drive up the road to the top of the mountain and get ready for breathtaking vistas. For those who are not mobile,...More

Thank Gropius12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We camped here Memorial Day Weekend 2017. They are very strict on going into the park which was a pain. My sister, who lives in Camden, had to pay $6 to visit for a few hours. Originally, when we booked the site, we paid for...More

Thank nvlewis802
Bill E, Manager at Camden Hills State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello nvlewis802, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your May camping trip. Our camping fee is per campsite rather than per person. Folks visiting you have use of the entire 6,200 acre park - which has an entrance fee. Your sister, if...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Camden Hills State Park just past the town. I never get tired of the view, its outstanding. Many levels of hiking trails, or drive your car to the top.

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from the top of the mountain out across the ocean and the islands is fabulous - you can even see 2 of the mountains of Acadia in the distance. You can also see how the Camden Harbor is tucked in safely along the...More

Thank M616M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice, easily accessible state park with gorgeous views of Penobscot Bay, either hike the great trails or drive the auto road, both excellent options

Thank TnBB
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Ernie C
Do you need reservations have a 33' camper like to go Labor Day week end
11 June 2017|
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Response from TGaines | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this is the info I found for you: To reserve family campsites call Maine State parks reservation office: in Maine 800 332 1501, outside of Maine 207 624 9950 from 9am to 4 pm. I hope it can help..
David M
Are there trails in the winter that would be good for snow shoeing?
17 February 2017|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
I have never been there in the winter, but I am sure they allow winter hiking or X Country skiing, except this winter they have 3 feet or more of snow... could make it difficult.
dennis h
Hi is it possible, or common to be able to find an available site for a 14' trailer for a week in mid September? We'd love to visit CHSP this September. THANKS MUCH! Dennis Havlena northern Michigan. We're seniors so electricity'd help keep our bones warm:)
18 July 2016|
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Response from Joyce J | Reviewed this property |
We do not camp so we didn't pay close attention to that information other than they do appear to allow campers and I think they had electricity. Your best bet would be to contact the State Park directly for that long of a... More