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Garden Pathway at the Lodge at Moosehead Lake

The small trees lining the driveway have been replaced with these birch corner fence trims.  See the process above.  It now matches other fences and should last through the cold Maine winters.  We hope you enjoy the new look.

Lodge Goes Green

The recent installation of an outdoor wood furnace is part of the Lodge’s commitment to “Go Green” where ever we can. This unit will allow us to greatly reduce our dependence on heating oil and control heating costs. The original oil burning system remains available as a backup. The outdoor furnace is tucked away in…

Luna Moth seen at the Lodge

This Luna Moth was seen at the Lodge last week. Luna moths are one of the most unusual and beautiful of the North American moths known as Saturnidae. They are well known for their green-yellow colors and long tails,and although they are often seen in pictures, they are a real surprise when found in nature.…

Maine trail honors Thoreau, native guides and their treks

Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail: ThoreauWabanakiTrail.org. The Thoreau trail includes portions of the Penobscot River and Moosehead Lake, which Thoreau explored by canoe; along with Mount Katahdin, the state’s highest peak and the terminus of the Appalachian Trail. The first kiosk on the trail and two granite sculptures are in Greenville, where Thoreau began his Moosehead Lake trip.

How big is Moosehead Lake?

Moosehead Lake is the largest body of water east of the Mississippi within the confines of one state, measuring approximately 40 miles long and 22 miles wide. This can, of course, vary depending on who you talk to!! The lake actually freezes 3-4′ thick during the winter!