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Summer Gardens at the Lodge at Moosehead Lake

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…

Ice Fishing on Moosehead

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…

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.

Snowmobiling the Moosehead Lake Region of Maine

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…

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!