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Megunticook Lake

Rte 105, Camden, ME
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Ranked #4 of 12 Attractions in Camden
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Bedford, New Hampshire, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Enjoyed Balance Rock and the picturesque views from the yellow and orange trails. Be prepared by wearing the right shoes as there are lots of roots to walk over. Very pretty spot to a very large, but quiet lake.

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Bangor, Maine
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The lake was great and we had a good time kayaking around the islands and in and out of coves. I was not impressed with the amount of boat traffic on the lake. I don't mind motor boats but there seemed to be alot. With that said, The parking lot for boats seemed to really accommodate boats with trailers. Those... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

After we kayaked away from the highway, we could hear the loons and found it quieter. Although there are many residences and cabins along the shoreline, there is a nice view of Mount Battie and we found the swimming so fun. There are a few rock islands that allow for some great diving. The water was cool with warm currents... More

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Stratford Ct
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

If you have already enjoyed the beautiful Camden salt water experience and are looking for a new swimming venue don't miss out on the fresh water swimming at a small beach at Barrett's Cove on Megunticook Lake.It is literally 3 miles or so from downtown Camden and sits in the cradle of some amazing cliffs(Maiden"s Cliff) to one side.There was... More

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New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Megunticook Lake is beautiful and crystal clear! Full of both large and small mouth bass, beautiful scenery!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The views are amazing, trails for hiking, boating on the lake was calm with lots of coves to explore, and an area to swim with a dock to swim out to from the beach.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We simply enjoy a nice leisurely drive around the lake. Pretty lake views, very relaxing. Photographic pull-offs along the way, for those wanting to take pix.

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Apex, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were visiting the area and staying in Camden. On one of our drives through the area, we saw a little park off of Megunticook Lake and our jaws dropped at the scene. We drove around the lake in awe of all the views and nice homes along the ride. We stopped at the park after 6PM and jumped into... More

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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314 reviews 314 reviews
79 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Really lovely for relaxing, boating, or swimming (within the ropes off the designated sandy beach). It's a bit marshy around some of the picnic tables, but is a beautiful spot to visit.

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Shirley, Massachusetts, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The sandy beach area slopes very gently into the lake and is perfect for families that want to splash around a lot without getting too deep too fast.

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