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  • Writer's pictureGerry Caron

Discover Your Gateway to Greenville Moosehead Lake

Updated: Jun 25


view of town at the lake's edge

Greenville Moosehead Lake

Discover your gateway to Greenville Moosehead Lake area which beckons visitors with a promise of year-round excitement and natural beauty, serving as the gateway to adventures around Maine's largest lake.


Summer Activities

In the summer months, immerse yourself in the splendor of Moosehead Lake with activities like fishing, swimming, boating, canoeing, and kayaking. Explore the lake's tranquil coves and hidden beaches, or embark on a guided fishing excursion to reel in trophy-sized trout and salmon. For an unforgettable experience, join a scenic boat tour to discover the lake's islands and learn about its rich history.


Winter Activities

As winter blankets the landscape, the adventure continues with thrilling snowmobiling, ice fishing, and skiing at Big Moose Mountain. Traverse the expansive network of groomed trails on a snowmobile, exploring the winter wonderland that surrounds Greenville. Anglers can drill a hole in the frozen lake and drop a line to catch cold-water species like brook trout and lake trout, while skiing enthusiasts can carve through fresh powder on the slopes of Big Squaw Mountain.


Beyond outdoor pursuits, Greenville boasts a rich history and diverse attractions. Hike the scenic trails of Mount Kineo State Park, paying homage to the area's heritage at the B52 crash site memorial. Explore the town's vibrant arts scene at the Moosehead Lake Artisans cooperative gallery, showcasing the work of local artists and craftsmen. When it's time to unwind, indulge in drinks, pub fare, and live music at the Stress Free Moose—a local favorite known for its laid-back atmosphere and warm hospitality.


For unparalleled views of Moosehead Lake's pristine landscapes, embark on a seaplane tour, offering a perspective like no other. Soar high above the water and marvel at the sprawling forests, rugged mountains, and sparkling lakes that define the region's natural beauty.


Local Activities:

  1. Explore the Moosehead Lake region aboard the historic steamboat Katahdin, taking a leisurely cruise along the lake's scenic shores.

  2. Join a guided wildlife tour to spot moose, deer, and other native wildlife in their natural habitat, led by experienced local guides.

  3. Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting on the Kennebec River, tackling exhilarating rapids surrounded by stunning wilderness scenery.

  4. Enjoy a scenic drive along the Moosehead Lake Scenic Byway, showcasing the area's natural beauty with breathtaking vistas and charming towns along the way.

  5. Take a leisurely stroll through downtown Greenville, browsing unique shops, art galleries, and boutiques offering locally-made crafts and souvenirs.


What to Do in Moosehead Lake

For those seeking more activities and detailed guides, Moose River Lookout offers a wealth of information about the Moosehead Lake area. From seasonal events and community news to outdoor adventure guides and dining recommendations, Moose River Lookout is your new resource for exploring the region. In addition to hiking, you can find information on boating, fishing, camping, and local attractions.

Want more information checkout our Moosehead News!


To complete your Greenville experience, find your perfect accommodation in nearby Rockwood. Our picturesque location along the Moose River, nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountain, offers unrivaled access to a myriad of activities and natural wonders.


For your ideal accommodation in the heart of Moosehead Lake's natural beauty, look no further than Moose River Lookout and book with us today!



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