Camden Hills State Park - Shoreline Trail

Whether a beginner or avid hiker, Camden Hills State Park offers an elaborate network of trails for all. The Shoreline Trail provides quick access to picturesque views of Penobscot Bay.
Trail Activity
Length
0.3 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Easy
Towns
Camden, Lincolnville
Surface
Dirt/Forest Floor, Gravel/Crushed Stone, Grass
Pets
Permitted
Fees
Yes

Description

The Shoreline Trail offers an up close ocean experience. This 15 minute walk will tantalize the senses with the smell of salt air; the crashing of waves; sightings of gulls and other seabirds circling overhead. Stay a spell and you are likely to see lobster traps being hauled in offshore.

This Camden Hills destination is perfect for groups or individuals. Visitors may utilize the pavilion by reservation or stop by for a small picnic anytime. Those seeking solitude are likely to find secluded, scenic points along the Shoreline Trail.

Other Information

In addition to hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, Camden Hills allows opportunities for picnicking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, hunting and camping. Please exercise caution on ledge and rock areas, especially in wet conditions.

Camden Hills State Park Campground is open from May through September.  Reservations are highly recommended during the summer season.  Amenities include bathhouses, a dumping station, RV hookups and wireless internet access.  Group shelters are available by reservation. Firewood can transport invasive insects and diseases.  Do not transport firewood.  Please buy it locally and help protect our forests!

Trail Manager

Visit Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands online for more information and a printable map or contact:

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, Camden Hills State Park

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, Camden Hills State Park
280 Belfast Road
Camden, ME 04843
Phone: (207) 236-3109

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Trailhead Information

The Shoreline Trail is located across from the Camden Hills State Park main entrance, approximately 2 miles north of Camden on US Route 1. The entrance will be on your left when northbound.

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