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Mount Battie

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Address: Camden Hills State Park, 280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
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A one-hour-up/one-hour-back hiking trip is the best way to see this...

A one-hour-up/one-hour-back hiking trip is the best way to see this mountain.

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You Can Drive up to See the View!

The easiest access to Mount Battie is via the Camden Hills State Park on Route 1 in Camden. You can park at the bottom and hike up the winding road, or you can pay a fee at the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 June 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

If you are visiting the midcoast you MUST visit Mt.Battie. The views from the top are fantastic. We were disappointed to learn the park closes before sunset.

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Warren, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

The easiest access to Mount Battie is via the Camden Hills State Park on Route 1 in Camden. You can park at the bottom and hike up the winding road, or you can pay a fee at the rangers' booth and drive up. The drive takes about five minutes, and once up there, you'll find a stone lookout tower, various... More 

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Lovely views of Penobscot Bay from the summit of Mt. Battie. Well worth the short hike up. Day use fee of $4-$6 depending on in- or out-of-state residency.

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Boone NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

You can drive but the hike from the first parking lot was lovely. It's a wonderful view of the islands.

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We took a hike in the park earlier that morning (I would definitely recommend taking a hike while you're visiting). The drive up is very short and at the top is a great spot for picture taking and there is a trailhead there also,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Drove up here for a beautiful view. Lookout tower was being worked on but still a great view. Lots of sail boats in the bay.

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

There are relatively easy trails to the top but you can also just drive. When you're there, the views the Camden and the bay are magnificent. People write poems about places like this! It's an must when you're in beautiful Camden.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Drive or hike up and bring a picnic of local fare! You'll make friends, take great photos and get a 5-star view that is quintessential Maine!

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Acworth, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

A must see if a clear day! Beautiful view of the bay, Cadillac Mountain in Acadia, and Camden's harbor!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Take a drive or hike to the top for breathtaking views of Camden and the bay. It's a definite must see.

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