Camden Hills State Park signature location is the scenic vista high atop Mt. Battie where sweeping views of Camden, Penobscot Bay, and surrounding islands await. On a clear day, visitors can see Cadillac Mountain at Acadia National Park. Mt. Megunticook, the highest of the Camden Hills – and highest peak on the mainland – is a moderate climb by foot trail. Other hiking opportunities abound and are well-mapped.

The park is located a few minutes north of Camden, a quintessential New England town featuring shops that are within walking distance to the working harbor. Harbor cruises, whale and puffin watches are available daily.

Summer nights spent under the stars is a recipe for family fun. Campers who stay at the park’s campground enjoy the comfort stations that are equipped with hot showers. A popular fall activity for hundreds of visiting “leaf peepers” is to drive up the Mt. Battie Auto Road and view the surrounding hillside of fall foliage color.

Location

Camden Hills State Park Maine
280 Belfast Rd, Camden, ME 04843, United States

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Hours

Open all year

9:00 a.m. to sunset daily unless otherwise signed at the gate.

Fees

Entrance fees:

  • Adult Maine Resident $4.00
  • Adult Non Resident $6.00
  • Senior Non Resident $2.00
  • Maine residents 65 and older: free;
  • Children 5 – 11 years old: $1.00; Children under 5 are free.

State Park Passes:

  • $55 for an Individual Park Pass (admits the person who signed the pass)
  • $105 per Vehicle Park Pass (valid for the person/family members only who signed the pass and all occupants in up to a maximum size 17-passenger vehicle)
  • If you are a Maine resident and 65 years of age or older, you are admitted free with proof of age, no park pass needed. Purchase the special Annual Vehicle Senior Pass ($45) at any Maine State Park (proof of age is required – senior must be present).

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Contact Details

Phone: (207) 236-3109

Official Website: Camden Hills State Park Maine

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Area Attractions

Suggested Equipment for Camden Hills State Park:

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The following activities within the park should be done with utmost caution. Make sure that you have the proper protective gear and equipment necessary to make your adventures safe and accident-free. We advise you to read the TIPS underneath each activity to serve as a guide on what you may need to bring in order to enjoy your stay fully.

Activities & Tips

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Camden Hills State Park is a must-visit state park in Maine. Check out other state parks in Maine here.

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