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Mount Battie

Camden Hills State Park, 280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
+1 207-236-3109
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Beautiful scenic views

we drove up on the Auto Road, but there are many trails and opportunities for walking cycling etc... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
karen b
Incredible View

We were surprised at how amazing the view was from the top of Mount Battie! It's worth every penny... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan M
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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%
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“great view” (134 reviews)
“camden harbor” (154 reviews)
“penobscot bay” (128 reviews)
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Camden Hills State Park, 280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were surprised at how amazing the view was from the top of Mount Battie! It's worth every penny of the small admission to the part.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

As long time summer resident of the Camden, Maine area, Mount Battie is old stuff to me. Been there, done that. Yet, every opportunity I have to take friends or go with friends, I never miss. The view of Camden Harbor and the town is...More

Thank SkipMoore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

HIked to top of Mt. Battie after hiking to top of Mt. Megunticook. It was a lovely view from the top; loved having the guide map up top that identified all the islands and mountains. As it was mid-November, we were the only people up...More

Thank Pearl012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great history and if you have time, take the time to visit. beautiful country side. you can spend about an hour there.

Thank Terrifurniss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

North of Camden—right off Route 1—is the Camden Hills State Park, in which Mount Battie is located. It's an easy drive up to the parking lot at the summit, where there are terrific views of Camden Harbor and Penobscot Bay below. Near the parking lot...More

Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the .5 mile hike. Was a cloudy day, so the views weren't all that great, but there were moments of clearing so we were rewarded with beautiful views. Parts of the trail involve a little bit of rock climbing. Because of rain the...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove out and found it despite the small sign for Mt Battie auto road but it was closed. So bummed. It was beginning of Nov so not sure it it was closed for the winter or due to fog or downed trees.

Thank Ddunn2
Bill E, Manager at Mount Battie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The Mt. Battie Auto Road is open May 1st - November 1st. When we have staffing available and the road is safe for travel the road is open year round.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were recommend this by our hosts at The Country Inn. There are fantastic views across Camden and Rockport. Such a shame we didn't have time to hike in the area.

Thank 13AJC13
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great view and even better hike! Maiden Cliff was a good hike too but nothing beats Mount Battie. The view was incredible. On gray days even with a lack of view, the hike made it worthwhile. It’s the journey not the destination! In Mount Batties...More

Thank mfb77024
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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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Flmaple
6 December 2016|
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Response from midcoast6 | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot so you may always park and hike up the mountain year round. No sledding hills that I know of but the town owns a ski mountain called the snow bowl that you can sled at.
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