Moosehead Lake Literature

Moosehead Lake is a deep, coldwater lake located in Piscataquis County, Northwestern Maine. It holds several titles:

Books about Moosehead Lake:

Moosehead Lake Fun Book: A Fun and Educational Book About Moosehead Lake

Moosehead Lake Safety Book: The Essential Lake Safety Guide For Children

Moosehead Lake Water Safety Coloring Book

Moosehead Lake Vacation Super Coloring Book

Moosehead Lake Paddleboarding: A Guide To Flat Water Stand Up Paddling

Moosehead Lake Wakeboarding: Learn How to Wakeboard


  • Largest lake in Maine: Spanning an impressive 117.9 square miles, it’s the biggest body of freshwater within the state’s borders.
  • Second-largest lake in New England: Only Lake Champlain, bordering Vermont and New York, surpasses Moosehead in size within the region.
  • Largest mountain lake in the eastern United States: Surrounded by the scenic Longfellow Mountains, Moosehead boasts the title of the biggest mountain lake in the eastern part of the country.

The lake’s shape is said to resemble a moose’s head, which is likely the inspiration for its name. It’s a popular destination for various outdoor activities, including:

  • Fishing: The lake is known for its healthy populations of landlocked salmon, brook trout, and togue (lake trout).
  • Boating: Whether you prefer a leisurely cruise or an exciting jet ski ride, the vast expanse of the lake offers ample space for exploring. You can even take a historical boat tour on the iconic Katahdin steamboat.
  • Hiking and camping: The surrounding area boasts numerous trails and campsites, allowing you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region.

Moosehead Lake is a true gem of Maine, offering stunning scenery, diverse recreational opportunities, and a rich history waiting to be discovered.

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