Nature April 27, 2018
The Largest Lake In Maine That’s One Of The World’s Last Great Places
There are still some places in the world that are so breathtaking that even the most jaded explorers are awe-struck when they visit. Moosehead Lake in Maine is one of these places.
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Moosehead Lake covers a surface area of 75,451 acres. It's 40 miles long, 10 miles wide in spots, and its beauty is jaw-dropping.
There are several ways to explore Moosehead Lake. Hop aboard the historic Katahdin steamboat for a three-hour tour of the lake.
For a bird's-eye view of this gorgeous lake, hire a float plane. The view from above is stunning.
Currier's Flying Service has several vintage Cessnas, and the company offers a tour that includes Moosehead Lake and views of Mt. Kineo, Squaw Mountain, and the Spencer Mountains.
Take a canoe out on the lake to explore some of the little islands.
From Rockwood, take the ferry to Mount Kineo, where you'll find some excellent hiking opportunities...
...and unparalleled views of Moosehead Lake.
Lily Bay State Park is nestled on the banks of the lake.
The park offers more than 200 campsites, from tent sites to RV pull-ins. You'll definitely want to stay overnight, because...
...sunsets over Moosehead Lake are spectacular.
What’s your favorite thing to see or do at Moosehead Lake? Share your ideas with us in the comments.
If you’re ready to explore more of Maine’s natural beauty,
check out this beautiful boardwalk trail.