Moosehead Lake Maine Vacation Attractions
Make your Maine vacation one to remember with Northeast Guide Service. We are located in the heart of the Moosehead Lake Region, in Greenville, Maine. We offer:
Visit Northeast Guide Service and the Moosehead Lake Region to experience many great activities, like whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, fishing and learning about this pristine and exciting area of Maine. The beauty of Moosehead Lake, expansive forests, landscapes, scenic overlooks, waterfalls and rivers attract nature vacation seekers from far and wide. Take the guess work out of planning your Maine vacation and let Northeast Guide Service staff help you create your Maine vacation of a lifetime. Some suggestions of area activities are listed below.
- Maine Moose Watching Tours - Maine moose watching tours are the highlight of all Maine vacations to Moosehead Lake. We offer daily moose watching tours in the Moosehead Lake region of Maine.
- Northeast Whitewater Rafting Trips - The best whitewater rafting in New England is in northern Maine and Moosehead Lake sits in the middle of it all. Offering daily trips on the Kennebec, Penobscot, and Canada Falls. See the best of Maine with the best in Maine!
- Moosehead Lake Historical Society - A non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and communication of the fascinating and colorful history of the Moosehead Lake Region.
- B-52 Bomber Crash Site - All over this wooded site 12 miles northeast of downtown Greenville, pieces of wreckage beckon back to a frigid winter day in 1963 when a U.S. Air Force B-52C Stratofortress came careening around the side of Elephant Mountain and crashed into the snow-covered woods. Gravel roads now pass by the crash site, making it a short 400 yard hike to view the wreckage.
- Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum - Katahdin Cruises and the Moosehead Marine Museum invites you to experience history. Step aboard The Katahdin for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the natural beauty and history of Moosehead Lake.
- Mt. Kineo - Mt. Kineo offers great hiking trails. Sitting as it does on the shore opposite of the small town of Rockwood, Kineo can be difficult to get to. The most direct way to Kineo is by boat. The Kineo Shuttle leaves every hour from the public boat landing in Rockwood. A small fee is charged. The trailhead begins at the Kineo landing.
- Gulf Hagas "The Grand Canyon of Maine" - In just under nine miles of hiking, a visitor to Gulf Hagas can explore and take pleasure in about a dozen natural features, including four officially named waterfalls, hundreds of unnamed cascades, tempting swimming pools, a gorge often referred to as “The Grand Canyon of Maine,” and two scenic rivers--Gulf Hagas Brook and the West Branch of the Pleasant River.
- Borestone Mountain Audubon Sanctuary - Encompassing more than 1,600 acres in western Maine, Borestone Mountain Audubon Sanctuary offers a spectacular array of natural features, including rare older forest, three crystalline ponds, exposed mountain rocks, and sweeping views.
- Lily Bay State Park - The largest lake in New England, Moosehead Lake fills a glacier-scoured basin 117-square miles in area. Its waters run cool and deep, harboring togue, brook trout, and landlocked salmon. Opened in 1961, this 925-acre park welcomes visitors to experience a variety of outdoor activities including swimming, boating, camping and watching wildlife.
- Baxter State Park and Mt. Katahdin - Baxter State Park is a large wilderness area permanently preserved as a state park. The Park was established by 28 donations of land, in Trust, from Park donor Percival P. Baxter between the years of 1931 and 1962, eventually creating a Park of over 200,000 acres in size. The Park is home to the largest peak in Maine, Mt. Katahdin, 5,267 feet.
- Allagash Wilderness Waterway - The Allagash Wilderness Waterway is a 92-mile-long ribbon of lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams winding through the heart of northern Maine's vast commercial forests. For more than a century "The Allagash" has been praised and enjoyed as a sportsman's paradise.
- North Maine Woods - A region of over 3.5 million acres of top quality commercial forest land. Included within its boundaries are two of the most famous wild rivers of the Northeast - the St. John and the Allagash. North Maine Woods completely surrounds the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.
- Acadia National Park - The first National Park east of the Mississippi River. People have been drawn to the rugged coast of Maine throughout history. Awed by its beauty and diversity, early 20th-century visionaries donated the land that became Acadia National Park. The park is home to many plants and animals, and the tallest mountain on the U.S. Atlantic coast. Today visitors come to Acadia to hike granite peaks, bike historic carriage roads, or relax and enjoy the scenery.