What Are the Best Photography Spots Near Camden, Maine?

Photography is a great way to remember the special moments in our lives, including vacations. Whether you intend to send holiday cards with a photo from your annual trip or create a scrapbook to look back on for years to come, there are many reasons to photograph your vacations. Below, we’ve listed our top five photography spots near Camden, Maine, that you need to capture during your visit! 

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Top 5 Photography Spots Near Camden, Maine 

1. Camden Harbor 

Camden Harbor is one of the most popular attractions in the summer months. Capture excellent views of the harbor from a boat, trail peak, or from your seat at a local eatery. We recommend bringing your camera onboard a tour with Camden Harbor Cruises. This tour company has several sightseeing options for guests to choose from like lobstering, eco-tours, lighthouses, morning, and sunset tours. 

2. Mount Battie Trail 

Camden’s is known locally as the place “where the mountains meet the sea.” You can capture this imagery from the summit of the Mount Battie Trail in Camden Hills State Park. This hiking trail offers visitors a chance to marvel at beautiful wildflowers along the way and a stunning view of Penobscot Bay at the summit. 

3. Camden Snow Bowl 

Skiing at the Camden Snow Bowl is one of the most popular winter activities in our area. Before you shred down the slopes, be sure to take a moment to absorb the natural beauty surrounding you. Don’t forget to snap a photo!  

4. Marshall Point Lighthouse 

Marshall Point Lighthouse is one of the most beautiful lighthouses near Camden, Maine. Located in Port Clyde, Maine, it’s about a 45-minute drive from Camden. This towering lighthouse sits on a rocky point of the St. George peninsula. The most unique aspect of this lighthouse is the bridge that leads from the rocks to the lighthouse. It was also featured in the award-winning film, Forrest Gump! 

5. The Camden Maine Stay Inn 


Our inn is one of our favorite photography spots in Camden, Maine. During your stay, take a stroll around our garden that’s filled with natural beauty. Our park-like garden is comprised of abundant lawns, towering trees, a mix of perennial and annual flowering plants, large stone terracing walls, and crushed stone walking paths. It’s a nature photographer’s dream!  

Then, head back to your guest room. Our eight guest rooms, while distinct in appearance and varying in size, share a unique combination of highly sought-after characteristics: charming, traditional period details; tasteful, refined decorating; and modern comforts and amenities. 

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