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Annual Moosehead Lake Seaplane Pilots Splashin

One of the nicest seasonal venues to visit in this Northwoods recreational region is an event where... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Moosehead Lake

We rented a lakefront log cabin via VBRO in Rockwood and it was beautiful. The entire Moosehead... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Jen S
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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.
Greenville, ME
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

One of the nicest seasonal venues to visit in this Northwoods recreational region is an event where the historical and former limbering community of Greenville Maine located at the southend of Moosehead Lake lights-up and throws out the proverbial Red Carpet as it becomes the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We rented a lakefront log cabin via VBRO in Rockwood and it was beautiful. The entire Moosehead region is very quiet and quaint, with very friendly locals. Beautiful lakes, mountains and serenity! A wondeeful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. We will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

You've got to see it for yourself. Driving up over the hills to Greenville and then this amazing view of blue water and gorgeous mountain tops. And the lake goes on forever!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JewelsBH
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This time of year you must drive to Greenville, Maine. Along the way you will see beautiful foliage, small country towns, quaint homes and restaurants along the way. A wooden covered bridge in Guilford, Maine attracts many for picture-taking. The Appalachian Trail is entered along...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank registerednurse46
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Beautiful area. Out of the way to say the least. Go down Lily Bay Road to Lily Bay State Park. Very nice beach and picnic area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank atrach88
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

This lake was gorgeous! We hired a fishing guide and had a wonderful day on the lake! It is beautiful and we had a calm water day! We caught fish and the surroundings were beautiful! A bit of paradise away from it all! A must...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wendy32413
Reviewed September 5, 2018

One of our favorite places to camp. so peaceful. No luck seeing a moose this trip but always a next time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lori A
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Moosehead Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes that I have ever seen. I have travelled all over North America and have yet to experienced any place quite as beautiful and unpopulated.It is surrounded by mountains and covered with islands that have camp sights...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rosemarie H
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Very beautiful area - large lake with lots of water activities and wooded trails. A little touristy but you'll have a good time. The day was sunny and warm and the trip up and down the lake was wonderful!!! Good crew and good food with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank femvoc
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful lake. Beautiful views. Have been coming to this lake for 12 years. It is such an oasis

Date of experience: August 2018
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Dar K
June 19, 2018|
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Response from totalbroncofan | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. When I was wandering around I saw several dogs enjoying time with their families.
Colleen J
October 2, 2017|
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Response from Boston1978Boston1978 | Reviewed this property |
A great small book to pick up is "Best Easy Day Hikes around Greenville" by Greg Westrich. I found it very helpful.
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bar Harbor & Moosehead Lake, need must sees and Resturaunts (1 Replies)
Going to Bar Harbor followed by Moosehead Lake, looking for suggestions for Lobster spots and good local spots. Also need must see suggestions. We are already scheduled to go to Acadia.
September 20, 2013|
Response fromMainer-On-The-Go|
Answers will depend a bit on "when" you're coming, because some things in both Bar Harbor and Moosehead are seasonal in nature. And there are multiple possible answers for both locations. I'll list my personal favorites and hope other respondents will do the same. Bar Harbor "must see/do" includes: ** a stop at the Acadia National Park Visitors Center (in the village of Hull's Cove on Rt 3 just before you get to Bar Harbor itself -- watch for signs on your right as you climb the hill...More
Where to bring European company during their stay in... (5 Replies)
I've got company coming VERY soon from England. They'll be staying for a month and I'm making a list of where to take them for some fun. I've got Freeport down, a trip to Moosehead lake for a ride on the Katahdin Ferry, a couple of waterfalls to hike to, a day at the beach..maybe Old Orchard, maybe a day in Bar Harbor but I don't know that area at all. So now what? Any more ideas, anyone?
June 21, 2005|
Response frommthibod|
Where are you in Maine? You should definitely do Acadia. Maybe Camden-Rockland area. If they've never been to Boston, and they're from England, they would probably love to see that. I always love to show my British friends the monuments that mark the bravery of the patriots, and the cowardice of the red coats. Maybe check out Newburyport in Mass and Portsmouth in NH too. Portland. White Mountains. So many things.
Allendale, Michigan
Maine Highlands (1 Replies)
My husband and I have around 4 days to spend in this area (Moosehead Lake, Millinocket, etc) . Some destinations we have in mind include Mt. Kineo, Gulf Hagas, day trip to southern Baxter State Park as well as either a canoe expedition of Allagash Waterway or whitewhater rafting on Penobscot. We enjoy the outdoors and want to do some camping. Where would be a good hub to stay to explore the area? Peaks Kenny SP vs Lily Bay SP vs hotel or B&B around Moosehead Lake? Also would like day...More
September 11, 2017|
Response fromh0trudderedbum|
If you are fit and reasonably prepared (packing water/ snacks/ clothes for weather changes) the ultimate day hike is Mt. Katahdin. It's a long day of walking and quite a bit of boulder hopping at one end, but probably the most memorable walk up mountain day hike on the east coast. Small by western standards, the thing about Katahdin is there are no switchbacks. You walk straight up and walk/ butt slide straight down. Scenery is breathtaking, the odds you will see numerous weather...More