The water at Laite Memorial Beach, located on Bay View Street between Cedar and Chestnut Hill, is tested weekly through Maine Healthy Beaches, a Maine Department of Environmental Protection water quality program that partners with local municipalities to monitor salt water beaches. To check the status of Laite Beach, click here.
When applicable, advisories are also posted via signage at the beach. Notice - Beaches are not tested for bacteria after Labor Day.
Megunticook Watershed Association monitors freshwater quality at Barrett's Cove Beach on Megunticook Lake, at the intersection of Route 52 and Beaucaire Avenue, the Hosmer Pond boat launch and swim dock at the Camden Snow Bowl and Shirttail Point Beach off Washington Street. When applicable, advisories are posted on their website. Advisories are also posted on this page and on the Parks and Recreation Department website at www.camdensnowbowl.com.
Dog Ordinance Regarding Dogs on Beaches (page 7) - adopted June 2007
Laite Memorial Beach
Off Bay View Street, between Cedar and Chestnut Hill streets - Overlooks outer Camden Harbor & Curtis Island.
At Ragged Mountain Recreation Area (Snow Bowl) at 20 Barnestown Road - Boat launch, assisted kayak and canoe launch, swimming and fishing dock.
Off Washington Street (Route 105) with views of Mt Battie.
On Megunticook Lake over Beaucaire Avenue near Rte 52 intersection.
Head of Camden Harbor in the Library Amphitheater.