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great morning.

took boat from long lake to sebago. delightful slow cruise. first time through locks in years. $15... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
frye island
A relaxing place for a boat ride and a chance to witness history in action.

Take your boat and travel between Long Lake and Sebago lake via the Songo Lock, which was... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Hartsdale, New York
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

took boat from long lake to sebago. delightful slow cruise. first time through locks in years. $15 now. attendant helpful

Thank sebagome
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Take your boat and travel between Long Lake and Sebago lake via the Songo Lock, which was originally built in 1830 and was improved in 1911. It is still operated by hand! Cost to go through the lock is now $15.00 but they only charge...More

Thank johngerraughty
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Heading up from Lake Sebago we took the Songo River and went through the lock on our way to Naples, Maine. It was both relaxing as well as a unique family experience as we boated through the lock, originally built in 1911. The history, the...More

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 2 August 2016

have spent many a year navigating the Songo River from the locks to Sabago Lake.you'd be hard pressed to find more beautiful spot to enjoy nature. Your journey will take you through the State Park , one of Maine's best.You can put your boat in...More

Thank mhdinBoston
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great place to see and visit if your near by. Interesting to see how the old locks worked all by hand. Watch the boats rise and fall by the force of water. You can drive there but you can also go through it in a...More

Thank TheCascoTraveler
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We had a nice, relaxing tour of the lake and learned a lot about its features and surrounding waterways and mountains on the Songo Queen II.

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This makes for a calm and relaxing boating trip. It is a neat little trip through the history of canals in the area. Also good for kayaking and canoeing. This year the Songo Locks increased the fee to $15 when heading Southbound (Brandy Pond to...More

Thank sarhincville
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Anytime we have guests they ask to ride down the Songo River. It's a great slow ride as the river meanders to the Historical Songo Locks . Make sure you go through the locks, it's a great experience.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 21 October 2015

The Songo River is the connecting waterway between Brandy Pond and Sebago Lake. There you will come upon the oldest hand operated locks in the country. This river is like a snake with all its twists & turns. There is an area where you actually...More

Thank tffob3
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Good kayaking, the issue is all the power boats. Catch it off peak for a great time, when it's busy it's too busy.

Thank TBG04009
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