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Megunticook Lake

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Address: Route 52, Camden, ME

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A true Maine lake

A great Maine lake to spend some free time or vacation on. This lake offers all-season recreational options. It can be a bit busy during summer weekends, but it's not... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
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Camden, Maine
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Camden, Maine
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143 reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

A great Maine lake to spend some free time or vacation on. This lake offers all-season recreational options. It can be a bit busy during summer weekends, but it's not over-crowded. Check it out and have some fun!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Scenic mountain lake with clean clear water suitable for boating, kayaking, or swimming (in warmer months). Free access from public boat ramp at the south end off of route 52 (Mountain Road). Be aware that it can become quite windy with little warning even on clear days. Great places to beach and picnic.

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Thank s10sler
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The beach area is decent but no sand. The bottom is soft and muddy so you don't have to worry about walking on loose rocks. Not my first choice in beaches but a good area for beginner swimmers. Beautiful mountain views and wildlife.

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High Point, North Carolina
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I could not have enjoyed the lake more. Perfect clear and clean water, cool and refreshing but not cold. Loved swimming from the cabin dock and taking boats out in the cove. Almost nobody around to bother us, just a few neighbors doing the same as us.

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great experience getting out before the sun was up. Peaceful quiet lake beside us and the loons. We also enjoyed watching several species of ducks and geese migrating in and out. The lake was crystal clear and we caught several large mouth bass, also managed one crappie. The scenery made the entire experience surreal.

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New jersey
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97 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

After a nice hike, we stopped at the lake, had a fabulous picnic overlooking the beautiful lake a fantastic views. Went for a swim and had a wonderful day. Perfect!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a great lake for kayaking, and enjoying a few hours on the water. You're able to enjoy the natural beauty of the area. There are places you can pull up to and walk around, or stop to have a picnic. We also had great fun at "jumping rock," if you're ready to take the plunge. We rented our... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I was there visiting in mid August. It was just the right time to enjoy floating on the Lake for a Camden evening concert. Additionally, check out the summer schedule for the Camden orchestra.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you are in the area of Camden, Maine, take some time to rent a kayak and play on this beautiful lake. In July, it is hot in Maine, and the lake is very pleasant. Swim off the giant rocks, and enjoy the pebbly bottom while you take in the deep gorge and forested scenery. Maine Sport Outfitters ( south... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Lake Megunticook is a quiet and peaceful gem of a small lake. No marinas or gas stations, just a laid back and beautiful place to fish or swim. Somewhat of a hideaway that is very close to picturesque Town of Camden, Maine.

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