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Mooselookmeguntic-Lake is a picturesque lake located in the western mountains of Maine, in what is generally referred to as the "Rangeley Lakes Region." The interesting name "Mooselookmeguntic" is said to have come from an ancient Abanaki word meaning "portage to the moose feeding place, or moose feeding among the trees." The lake is 16,300 acres in size, which makes it one of the largest in the state of Maine, running a close second to Sebago Lake. Toothaker Island sits in the middle of Mooselookmeguntic Lake, and the lake is filled with salmon, brook trout, brown trout and other species of fish, making it a very popular fishing spot. There are also excellent hiking trails around the lake, including part of the Appalachian Trial, which provides a route to the Height of Land Overlook and a spectacular view of the lake and surrounding areas. The land surrounding Mooselookmeguntic Lake boasts nine major protected land parcels, with public access that can be used for recreation such as camping, walking and hiking, and wildlife viewing. Mooselookmeguntic Lake is about a 7-mile drive to the small village of Oquossoc and 14 miles to the center of Rangeley Village, where you will find lots of restaurants, golf and year round festivals. Snowmobiling and skiing at Saddleback Mountain is also just a short drive from Mooselookmeguntic Lake.

Surrounding areas: Oquossoc, Maine (4.6 mi), Rangeley, Maine (8.1 mi), Upton, Maine (17.6 mi), Andover, Maine (18.8 mi), Weld, Maine (23.8 mi), Rumford, Maine (27.4 mi), Newry, Maine (28.9 mi)

Mooselookmeguntic Lake Vacation Rentals




Mooselookmeguntic Lake Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Country Club InnGold CLB Ests RdRangeley, ME9.2 mi.(207) 864-3831
Spillover MotelStratton, ME24.3 mi.(207) 246-6571
The Balsams HotelDixville Notch, NH24.4 mi.( ) -

Mooselookmeguntic Lake Weather & Climate

Northwestern Maine near the New Hampshire state line enjoys four distinct seasons typical of the New England climate. Mild to warm days with cool evenings, and occasional showers and thunderstorms can be expected in summer. It rarely becomes hot and humid enough to be considered uncomfortable. Fall is spectacular - crisp, cool days and cold nights, and often the most number of sunny days during the year. Winter begins around Thanksgiving, or sometimes even earlier in the month, and January and February are generally the coldest months. The average annual snowfall is around 85-100 inches. Most snowfall occurs in eight to ten measurable storms of 6 inches to a foot. True winter blizzards are rare in Maine, although some winter storms are accompanied by high winds. Temperatures begin to increase in March, along with an increase in humidity, which often results in snowstorms or thunderstorms, depending on the temperature.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 22°F -3°F 3.23 in. -
February 26°F -2°F 2.17 in. -
March 35°F 9°F 3.15 in. -
April 47°F 24°F 3.18 in. -
May 62°F 36°F 3.40 in. -
June 71°F 47°F 4.07 in. -
July 76°F 52°F 3.88 in. -
August 74°F 50°F 3.99 in. -
September 65°F 42°F 3.64 in. -
October 52°F 30°F 3.46 in. -
November 39°F 21°F 3.44 in. -
December 27°F 6°F 3.00 in. -

Mooselookmeguntic Lake Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Berlin Municipal airport (BML) located about 29 miles southwest of Mooselookmeguntic Lake in Berlin, New Hampshire, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located approximately 61 miles southeast of Mooselookmeguntic Lake in Waterville, Maine, the Augusta State airport (AUG) located roughly 64 miles southeast of Mooselookmeguntic Lake in Augusta, Maine, and finally the Auburn Lewiston Municipal airport (LEW) located around 64 miles south of Mooselookmeguntic Lake in Auburn / Lewiston, Maine.

Mooselookmeguntic Lake Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH46.9 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH46.9 mi.
Story LandGlenNH57.9 mi.
 
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME98.7 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Mingo Springs Golf CourseRangeleyME6.7 mi.
Oakdale Country ClubMexicoME29.0 mi.
 
Ski Areas
SaddlebackRangeleyME9.2 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH24.4 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME27.4 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME32.3 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME34.6 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME35.3 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH55.7 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH56.6 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME59.0 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH65.8 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME70.6 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH73.0 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH74.3 mi.
Stowe Mountain ResortStoweVT97.0 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME98.4 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH98.4 mi.
Smugglers NotchJeffersonvilleVT100.7 mi.
Bolton Valley ResortBoltonVT108.3 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH108.7 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH108.9 mi.
 
State Parks
Dixville Notch State ParkNH23.8 mi. 
Mount Blue State ParkME24.3 mi. 
Coleman State ParkNH25.0 mi. 
Lake Francis State ParkNH26.3 mi. 
Milan Hill State ParkNH30.7 mi. 
 
Museums
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME59.6 mi.(Multidisciplinary)


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