Camden Hills State Park

 

Campground Type
State Park

Location:
280 Belfast Road
Camden, Maine 04843

Phone:
(207) 236-3109

Web:
Camden Hills State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open from May 24 through Sept 24
Number of Sites: 112

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.

Activities
birdwatching; picnicing; boating
camping
Cross-Country Skiing
hiking (trails)
horseback riding
hunting
off-road biking
snowmobiling
snowshoeing
walking (roads and paths)
watching wildlife

Services and Facilities
campground
group picnic shelter
picnic area
RV dumping station
RV hookup (electric and water)
showers
wireless internet access

Camping Season is May 24 to September 12, 2010. Some of our campgrounds are open all year and allow camping on particular sites. Phone the park before you go to be sure sites are accessible and the park is open to camping at the time you wish to go.
 

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