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  • Writer's pictureGerry Caron

Experience Maritime History and Scenic Beauty Aboard the Steamship Katahdin at Moosehead Lake, Maine

Updated: Jul 7

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Steamship Katahdin at Moosehead Lake, Maine

Travel Moosehead Lake, Maine's largest lake, and immerse yourself in its natural beauty and rich maritime history aboard the iconic Steamship Katahdin. This National Historic Landmark offers more than just a scenic cruise; it provides a fascinating glimpse into the region's storied past.

The Steamship Katahdin: A Historical Treasure

Built in 1914 by the renowned Bath Iron Works, the Steamship Katahdin stands as a testament to the rich maritime heritage of Greenville and Moosehead Lake. Originally constructed as a steam-powered vessel, it was later converted to diesel. Now, in its second centennial, the Katahdin continues to grace the lake's waters, embodying over a century of maritime history.

Sail the Pristine Waters of Moosehead Lake

Berthed in the heart of Greenville, the Steamship Katahdin sets sail from June through October, offering guests a unique opportunity to experience Moosehead Lake's breathtaking scenery. During the voyage, the Captain narrates the history and highlights of the area, sharing captivating stories and insights that bring the region's past to life.

Explore the Steamship Heritage Maritime Museum

In addition to the steamship experience, visitors can explore the Steamship Heritage Maritime Museum, which provides further insight into the lake's maritime legacy. Discover artifacts, exhibits, and interactive displays that showcase the evolution of transportation, trade, and recreation on Moosehead Lake over the centuries. The museum is a treasure trove of information, making it a must-visit for history enthusiasts and curious travelers alike.

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.

Check out Moose River Lookout at Moosehead News for more details.

Accommodation and Adventure at Moose River Lookout

Your journey through Greenville's maritime history wouldn't be complete without a stay at Moose River Lookout. Located in Rockwood, nestled along the picturesque Moose River at the base of the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountain, our accommodations offer both natural splendor and convenient access to a wide range of outdoor activities. Whether you're here to hike, fish, boat, or simply relax, Moose River Lookout provides the perfect home base for your adventures.

Book Your Stay

For an unforgettable experience that combines adventure, history, and relaxation, book your stay at Moose River Lookout. Enjoy the serenity and beauty of Maine's wilderness while exploring the rich heritage of the Steamship Katahdin. Visit to reserve your spot today!

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"Steamship Adventures: Explore Moosehead Lake Aboard the Legendary Katahdin!"

Experience the magic of Moosehead Lake aboard the legendary Steamship Katahdin. Sail through history, enjoy breathtaking views, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Book your adventure today!



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