If you’re seeking a Winter Wonderland, the Moosehead Lake region is your ideal destination. Here you will find cozy cabins, miles of trails for cross country skiing or snowmobiling, fish-filled ponds and lakes perfect for ice fishing, and snow-covered mountains to create the perfect backdrop for your winter adventures.
If you’d like to know the best way to take full...Read More
‘Tis the season to support local! The Moosehead Lake region is a fantastic place to find unique, handcrafted gifts full of character — from stocking stuffers to “big gifts”! Whether you’re coming from Canada, somewhere else in Maine, or New England – holiday shopping in Moosehead Lake makes for a very festive “Winter Wonderland” experience!
While you’re out, be sure to...Read More
A Photographer’s Guide to Moosehead Lake
Moosehead Lake is a destination for photographers across Maine and New England. There are many reasons why people flock to the Moosehead Lake area to capture epic, one-of-a-kind, lifetime bucket list photos! We answer a lot of questions in the Visitor’s Center regarding where to get the best images, so we’ve put together a...Read More
We have many guests to our region visit the Visitor’s Center asking us where the best spots for bird watching are in our region! We’ve gathered some information courtesy of the mainebirdingtrail.com to be used for quick reference. Here are some of our favorite birding areas in the Moosehead Lake region!
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Autumn in New England is a vibrant, breathtaking and spectacular time of year — but have you ever experienced it on the lake? There are seemingly endless ways to soak up Maine’s most colorful season in the Moosehead region. Here are a few of our top recommendations:
The leaves are the star of the show around here, and for good reason! The lake will...Read More
GETTING TO KNOW MOOSEHEAD’S FORESTS
Moosehead Lake forests were once home to Native American tribes, who thrived on the area’s abundance of food, water, and shelter. Mt. Kineo was prized for a rare rock type called rhyolite that indigenous peoples found ideal for flintknapping tools. The region was later settled by lumbermen who saw the value in bringing...Read More
Happy summer on the lake! It’s a great time of year to dive in and cool off. There are so many things to do on and in the water at Moosehead. Whether you want to be on, in or just near the water while visiting Moosehead, there is water fun for everyone!
Please be sure to plan in advance for your trip, as water activities on the lake are very popular and lodging and water equipment...Read More