Camden Hills State Park

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. Download a trail map.

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.

For a guided tour of the region's geologic highlights, see The Bedrock Geology of Mount Battie, Camden

  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Hiking (trails)
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Off-road biking
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Walking (roads and paths)
  • Watchable wildlife
  • Adult Maine Resident - $3.00
  • Adult Non Resident    - $4.50
  • Senior Non Resident - $1.50
  • Maine Residents 65 and older are free
  • Children 5 - 11 are $1.00
  • Children under 5 are free

Contact Camden Hills State Park

280 Belfast Road
Camden, Maine  04843
Phone: (207) 236-3109


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Knox County, Maine