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Quiet and peaceful Lake Megunticook

Lake Megunticook is a quiet and peaceful gem of a small lake. No marinas or gas stations, just a... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
Joseph M
Milton, Massachusetts
Beautiful!! We'll worth the hike.

We stayed at the Youngstown inn and walked from the parking lot...you can also drive, the hike... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2016
Amy W
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Route 52, Camden, ME
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Lake Megunticook is a quiet and peaceful gem of a small lake. No marinas or gas stations, just a laid back and beautiful place to fish or swim. Somewhat of a hideaway that is very close to picturesque Town of Camden, Maine.

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We stayed at the Youngstown inn and walked from the parking lot...you can also drive, the hike approx 20-25 mins to this beautiful place. The blueberries were abundant at the top.. Just wonderful!

Thank Amy W
Reviewed August 10, 2016

gorgeous views of lakes and mountains we took along my sister who is disable but the hike was not too bad for her - plenty of places to stop and rest and the view at the top is well worth it.

Thank George K
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the public park at Barrett's Cove. The lake has a swimming area roped off. The bottom of the lake is mostly soft sand with some sticks etc. The shore area has about 5 picnic tables and grassy areas among trees. Not much sand...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a cabin at megunticook camground. It was right on the lake. One of the best choices I've made for travel. Will most definitely return. Wish we stayed longer. Great view. Very relaxing.

Thank Ktopham
Reviewed June 22, 2016

A popular destination for the locals and visitors alike, the lake is known as a really good place to boat, fish and swim.

Thank Sonia T
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

This popular natural scenic attraction is good for boaters and fishermen, swimmers and families. Fortunately, personal watercraft are not permitted so the area remains relatively quiet and safe. There are only a few public parking spaces so the narrow roads around the lake can get...More

Thank Deeds6262
Reviewed June 18, 2016

I enjoyed views of the lake from the hiking trail at Camden Hills that overlooks the lake. Also I paddled my kayak from thefree public boat launch on Rt. 52

Thank willbike
Reviewed April 22, 2016

this was my second visit to Megunticook but remember its called "fishing" not catching. Got some bass last time,but that was during the summer, this time the weather was changing fronts and the bit was off. Good location as you can drive along both shores...More

Thank warrenfromSJ
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Climbed to Elenoras cross on Maiden Cliff trial, beautiful views of lake Megunticook below, moderate climb, about an hour for most healthy hikers, well worth the effort. Read the history of Elenora French who is reason for the cross and memorial on top.

Thank ben795
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