Blair Hill (overlook): 2.5 miles
Probably the best view in Maine. Features a panoramic view of the lake, mountains and forest to the north and west. Great sunsets!
Lily Bay State Park: 5 miles
Picnicking, camping, sandy beach, boat launching to Moosehead, x-c skiing in winter. Ranked as best State Park in Maine. Visit www.stateparks.com/lily_bay.html for information.
The 15 miles on Lily Bay Rd. between Sandy Bay and Kokadjo abound with moose at roadside from early spring into summer at dawn and dusk. A must drive. Numerous logging roads accessible by 2-wheel drive on either side. Believe it or not, one guest saw 19 moose around dusk on that drive, so be watchful!
The Steamship Katahdin: 6 miles
The last remaining steamboat on Moosehead Lake, affectionately known as "The Kate", takes passengers on "3-hour-tour" daily cruises and to the head-of-lake once a week during the summer season. On National Historic Register. Also, Moosehead Marine Museum on site. Visit www.katahdincruises.com for information.
Floatplane Base: 6 miles
Currier's Flying Service
in Greenville Junction provides sightseeing flights and access to remote lakes and ponds to the north. Their fleet of aircraft presently includes a 1954 de Havilland Beaver, the plane that conquered the northern wildlands of this continent. Visit www.curriersflyingservice.com for information.
Jack's Air Service
in Greenville also provides sightseeing flights and access to remote lakes and ponds during the summer. Contact Jack at 207-695-3020.
International Seaplane Fly-In:
Incidentally, the Seaplane Fly In at Greenville on Moosehead Lake takes place the weekend after Labor Day and draws largest gathering of floatplanes in U.S. Visit www.seaplanefly-in.org for information.
Moosehead Lake Region Chamber of Commerce:
Will be sharing space with NREC (Natural Resources Education Center) on Route 15 about 4 miles south of Greenville at the former Greenville Rest Area. Discover exciting things to do in the Moosehead region. Visit www.mooseheadlake.org for information.