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New snow at the Lodge as of 8:00 am this morning. About 20 inches on the ground now.
It’s now noon and we are still digging out only to learn more coming this afternoon. We have guests to leave and guests coming in tomorrow. What a winter wonderland in Maine.
The summer gardens of the Lodge at Moosehead Lake add to the tranquilly and beauty of the grounds, so much so that Catriona Tubor Erler features them in her recent Design Ideas for Home Landscaping Book. Details include birch log fences, freedom beds of vegetables, herbs and flowers that create a medley of colors and leafy textures.
Ice fishing can be fast and furious on Moosehead Lake. It was a great year for Trout. Ice houses were set up in January and will be off by the end of March. The Lodge’s quick access to the lake by snowmobile makes it easy to experiment with this unique Maine sport and still enjoy the luxuries of the Lodge.
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.
The Lodge at Moosehead Lake, is one of Moosehead Lake’s most accommodating lodges, and its staff welcomes Snowmobilers taking a winter snowmobiling vacation. “The Lodge” is one of few area inns offering snowmobilers direct access to the snowmobile trails from the lodge’s front door. The Greenville area has numerous restaurants offering a wide range of dining options, from fast food to family style or fine dining, and the area’s riding opportunities are endless.
It is a 164 round trip around the lake on the Moosehead Trail. There are restaurants and fuel stops along the way, and this route is marked with its own distinct trail signs featuring a moose head. Throughout the Moosehead Lake Region, snowmobiler’s will travel on well-groomed and well-marked trails that connect with Maine’s ITS. If they prefer, they can ride on logging roads and forge their own paths through fresh snow.
Our licensed Registered Maine Guides have grown up in the Moosehead Lake Region and have many years of snowmobile experience. Whether your interest is in cruising the groomed trails or setting a track to remote scenic areas, our guides will provide an experience you will not soon forget. A trail side cookout is included with your trip or you can snowmobile to a nearby restaurant.
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!