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Moosehead Lake

Greenville, ME
+1 207-695-0151
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Fun Place

We were up in this area for a week and enjoyed every minute of it. The lake is wonderful and there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob J
Cranston, Rhode Island
The hidden jewel of New England

If you have never been to Moosehead Lake you are missing what real New England was like for the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Morrisville, Vermont
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Maine's premier lake region offers great outdoor recreation and sports, including fishing, hunting, mountain biking, canoeing, hiking, and "flightseeing" by seaplane.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Greenville, ME
+1 207-695-0151
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were up in this area for a week and enjoyed every minute of it. The lake is wonderful and there is so much to do. If you're into scenery, then this place is a must see.

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have never been to Moosehead Lake you are missing what real New England was like for the past couple of centuries. Untamed wilderness with plenty to do for the outdoors person or weekend traveler. Lots of history,biodiversity and natural beauty await. Did I...More

Thank 39redspring
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Moosehead is a great place to visit, lots of outdoor activities. The weather can change fast on the lake. Got to fish a little bit but the wind was to much for my boat.

Thank EFW2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful place to visit -- spent time hiking, fishing and just exploring the many beautiful roads and trails.

Thank vsmiththompson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Moosehead Lake is beautiful, with few tourists, but enough to keep things active! We enjoyed a hike in Lily Bay state park, with a nice beach on the lake! Very scenic!

Thank MelanieB1150
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent three days here in August, and were disappointed to learn on our arrival that May and June are peak moose season. Shame on us for not doing our research! That said,by getting up early and putting in the effort, we had a number...More

Thank UrsulaInFlorida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Truly a piece of Gods country. We stayed in Tomhegan Cove right on the lake. What a treat to put kayaks right in and paddle up lovely stream. Strong northwest winds during the day prevented us from paddling as much as we'd like. Kayaked Prong...More

Thank LAGrace2016
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Rented a cabin for 1 week in August above the Lily Bay State Park area but water was shallow in front of our rental so a good option for a swimming beach is at Lily Bay State Park, 6$ adults and 2$ seniors for day...More

Thank Boston1978Boston1978
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We have kayaked on this enormous lake in several places and found the scenery to be sensational. BUT, the wind can quickly develop creating challenging, and even dangerous conditions. We like to paddle from Rockwood to Kineo to hike Mt Kineo. It is just over...More

Thank authored
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a gorgeous lake in central main. Fishing, swimming, boat rides. Beautiful small towns surround it. Sea plane rides, boating and swimming on a great body of water.

Thank JoeSchwartz
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Moosehead Lake Region Visitors’ Center
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Amanda B
14 September 2017|
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Response from Nikki D | Reviewed this property |
Best times are always dawn and dusk.
Ray G
31 January 2017|
Response from Christine L | Reviewed this property |
Yes ! They're are actually several places on Moosehead to rent all sizes of boats, canoes and Kayak s
24 October 2015|
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Response from McNash1213 | Reviewed this property |
Gray Ghost camps in RockWood Maine, cabins are nice and inexpensive. They let you park any size boat at there docks. Ignore what others say about bass on Moosehead, Like all the other lakes that run along the Moose River it... More