Outdoor Activities

All-Terrain Vehicle Riding

The Moosehead ATV Riders is a local club that offers a well marked trail system up the west side of Moosehead Lake. The system consists of 89 miles of trails including ITS 88, plus a new connector trail...
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Biking

The Moosehead area has a wide variety of interesting and fun terrain for both novice and experienced bikers. There are simple, easy going trails for the whole family as well as more challenging...
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Bird and Wildlife Watching

The Moosehead Region hosts a great variety of wildlife habitats over a relatively small area. The region is ideal for birding and viewing other wildlife including black bears, coyotes, deer,...
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Boating

Moosehead Lake - For those who enjoy boating on fresh water, Moosehead Lake offers the most spectacular location in all of New England. 40 miles long with literally hundreds of miles of shoreline...
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Camping

Camping opportunities are practically limitless in the Moosehead area. If you like to disappear into the woods and not see a single soul for a week---you can do that here. If you have a motorboat...
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Canoeing, Kayaking, and Rowing

The Moosehead Lake Region has more fresh water to wander in than any other location throughout the state of Maine. Lakes, rivers, and ponds are scattered throughout the region, offering many...
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Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Winter in Moosehead is not just for snowmobilers. More and more people are discovering the joys of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. There are more than 100 miles of groomed ski trails just...
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Dog Sledding

A dog sledding adventure in the Moosehead Lake region is an unforgettable experience. Enjoy the great North Woods of Maine while mushing a dogsled team on your own, or simply relax and enjoy...
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Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

Some of the most scenic downhill skiing and snowboarding you will ever experience is found right here at Big Squaw Mountain. Located on the western shore of Moosehead Lake, 5 miles from downtown Greenville...
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Fishing - Lake, Ponds, and Rivers

Fishing in the Moosehead Region offers something for everyone! A glance at any map reveals a number of bodies of water ranging in size from Moosehead Lake to ponds of only a few acres. There...
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Golf

Home to a couple of the oldest golf courses in New England, the Moosehead Lake Region is a great destination for golf enthusiasts! Area courses offer club and cart rentals and tee times! Our...
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Hiking

This region is blessed with some of the most spectacular hikes in the Northeast. A wide range of terrain will please both the casual stroller and the serious backpacker. The Appalachian Trail...
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Hunting

The Moosehead Lake region offers many exciting opportunities for hunters of all ages. Our region teems with wildlife and affords hunters a vast amount of terrain in which to spend a few hours, a day, or...
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Ice Fishing

Winter's chill provides us with a new landscape during this season. Ice fishing is one of our traditional winter pastimes here in northern Maine, and our frozen waterways create access to new areas and...
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Ice Racing

For a fun family spectator event, check out the West Cove Ice Racing Association. This event started in 1999 with a small group of local enthusiasts racing in a single four-cylinder car category. It has...
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Moose Watching

Many people come to Moosehead in search of our most famous resident---the moose. Here are some facts and tips that will help you to get a glimpse of these magnificent creatures. We encourage...
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Recreational Facilities

During the winter months the Town of Greenville maintains an outdoor, lighted ice skating rink next to the school. There are scheduled hours for ice hockey as well as free skating....
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Scenic Drives

As summer turns to fall, the visual transition in the Moosehead Lake area is extraordinary. Autumn displays brilliant hues of red, yellow and orange. The typical "leafpeeping" season runs from mid-September...
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Scenic Floatplane Rides

A scenic tour in a floatplane is a great way to appreciate the vast size of the Moosehead Lake region. There are 15-minute local tours and longer tours ranging up to 1 hour and 30 minutes over the mountains,...
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Snowmobiling

The Moosehead Region is a world-class snowmobiling destination. Being inland and in the mountains ensures that the snowfall is early and plentiful. Five snowmobile clubs and a loyal group of groomers keep...
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Steamship Cruises

The Moosehead Marine Museum in downtown Greenville features a masterpiece called the Katahdin---affectionately known as "The Kate". This steamship was built in 1914 by Bath Iron Works and was one of five...
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Swimming

The crystal clear waters of Moosehead Lake offer many enjoyable swimming opportunities. There are three public beaches that can easily be accessed right from downtown Greenville. Greenville...
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Whitewater Rafting

Each year thousands of paddlers challenge the whitewater of the Kennebec, Penobscot and Dead Rivers. With the Moosehead Lake Region situated between these premier whitewater rivers, the area is a perfect...
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