Set in the north western mountains of Maine, Moosehead Lake is 40 miles long and 20 miles wide. The watershed that flows from the mountainous terrain is expansive. The Moosehead Lake region boasts many of New England’s most impressive mountains and thousands of acres of pristine forested wild lands.
Despite its remote nature, Moosehead Lake is conveniently located within easy driving distance to some of the Northeast’s most sought after destinations. The diverse and cultural city of Portland, the beautiful, old-world style of historical Quebec City, and the stunning rocky ocean landscape of Acadia National Park are all just three hours by car. Baxter State Park, home to the state’s highest peak, spectacular Mount Katahdin, hiking trails, and boundless recreational opportunities, is a scenic two hour drive. As well, the region boasts three state parks. Lily Bay State Park, located on the Northeast shoreline of Moosehead Lake has a beach, picnic areas, and hiking trails for family fun. Mount Kineo, in the center of Moosehead Lake, offers hiking trails, picnic and camping sites, and the gorgeous Pebble Beach behind it’s |towering, impressive 800 feet of cliffs. Peaks Kenny State Park, located on Sebec Lake, is an ideal spot for a family picnic, canoeing, kayaking and swimming, and is a mere hour drive from Moosehead Lake.