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Here are the 48 lakes we have listed within USA > New England > Maine - compared by Longest Shorelines.

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Lake Name Shoreline length in miles Lake Description
East Grand Lake
(Maine, USA)
365 East Grand Lake Pictures East Grand Lake is a part of the Maine's Chiputneticook chain of lakes, along with North, Palfrey and Spednic Lakes. Lengthwise, it is cut nearly precisely in half by the border shared by the U.S. and the New Brunswick province of Canada. The lake is 22 miles long and four miles wide, covering an impressive ...
Moosehead Lake
(Maine, USA)
281 Moosehead Lake Pictures Moosehead Lake, nestled in the Longfellow Mountains in the Maine Highlands Region, is the largest lake in Maine. It has an elevation of 1,023 feet, boasts nearly 300 miles of shoreline, covers an impressive 120 square miles (about 75,000 acres) and stretches 40 miles long by 10 miles wide. Moosehead ...
Spednic Lake
(New Brunswick, Canada / Maine, USA)
106 Spednic Lake Message Forums A lone canoe glides through the water of Spednic Lake with only a pair of loons for company. Unknowingly dancing between two countries, the canoeist scans the horizon looking for any sign of human inhabitants and finds little. Spednic Lake is an unspoiled "near-wilderness" with some of the most beautiful ...
Sebago Lake
(Maine, USA)
98 Sebago Lake Pictures Sebago Lake Message Forums Sebago Lake is the deepest and second largest lake in Maine. It stretches 12 miles long, boasts a 98 mile shoreline, covers 45 square miles, reaches an impressive 316 feet at its deepest, and has an average depth of 107 feet. In fact, since its surface is only 270 above sea level, its deepest point ...
Brassua Lake
(Maine, USA)
74 Brassua Lake Pictures Brassua Lake Message Forums Also known as: Little Brassua Lake-historic
Sprawling across almost 9,000 acres of the Maine Highlands Region, Brassua Lake is actually little known. The large reservoir was created in 1925 when a dam was built across the outlet on the lower Moose River to generate hydroelectric power. The dam raised water levels nearly 30 feet and caused two ...
Rangeley Lakes
(Maine, USA)
63 Rangeley Lakes Pictures Rangeley Lakes Message Forums Also known as: Umbagog Lake, Aziscohos Lake, Mooselookmeguntic Lake,Rangeley Lake, Upper Richardson Lake, Lower Richardson Lake, Cupsuptic Lake, Aziscoos Lake (historic), Sawyer Lake (historic)
Nothing represents the outdoor largesse of Maine's Lakes and Mountains region better than the six pristine Rangeley Lakes. These natural lakes sprawl beneath famed 4,120-foot Saddleback Mountain along the Androscoggin River drainage. Several dams, built between 1850 and 1920, have enlarged and stabilized ...
Cobbossee Lake
(Maine, USA)
63 Cobbossee Lake Pictures Cobbossee Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake Cobbosee, Cobbosseecontee Lake
Cobbossee Lake is a treasured family vacation destination with over 62 miles of shoreline, dotted with many islands, and valued as one of the best lakes in Maine. The lake is located in Kenebec County in the Town of Manchester with Winthrop, Maine nearby. Its 1600s original name of Lake Cobbosseecontee ...
Mooselookmeguntic Lake
(Maine, USA)
57 Mooselookmeguntic Lake Pictures Also known as: Rangeley Lakes
Mooselookmeguntic Lake is part of the Rangeley Lakes Region of Western Maine, straddling the borders of Franklin and Oxford Counties. The lake is part of the Androscoggin River watershed and drains into Upper Richardson Lake, which is separated from Mooselookmeguntic Lake by the Upper Dam. Prior ...
Sebec Lake
(Maine, USA)
53 Sebec Lake Pictures Sebec Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake Sebec
Located in central Maine's Piscataquis River Valley, Sebec Lake is surrounded by a land of recreational opportunity. Whether you come to relax in New England's rural countryside or accept the challenge of the Appalachian Trail, Sebec Lake has it all. Boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, canoeing, scenic ...
Umbagog Lake
(Maine, USA / New Hampshire, USA)
50 Umbagog Lake Pictures Also known as: Rangeley Lakes
Umbagog Lake straddles about 11 miles of the Maine-New Hampshire border. This 7,850-acre lake lies partly in the Rangeley Lakes region of western Maine and partly in the Great North Woods region of northern New Hampshire. Umbagog, pronounced um-BAY-gog, is said to derive from the Abenaki (Native ...
West Grand Lake
(Maine, USA)
49 West Grand Lake Message Forums The wooden broad-beamed canoe, carrying a guide and fishermen, glides across the water of West Grand Lake, Maine, leaving a small trail in its wake. At first glance it looks like a regular canoe - a "two ender". As the boat turns, however, it is obviously something different. The stern is squared ...
Great Pond
(Maine, USA)
46 Also known as: Belgrade Lakes
Great Pond, in Maine's Kennebec and Moose River Valleys Region, is the largest of seven lakes in the Belgrade Lakes Chain. These seven lakes are part of the Kennebec River Watershed. Great Pond was formed by the construction of the Great Pond Storage Dam on Belgrade Stream in 1886. The dam was built ...
Damariscotta Lake
(Maine, USA)
45 Damariscotta Lake Pictures Damariscotta Lake Message Forums Damariscotta Lake is a sprawling lake in Lincoln County, Maine. This freshwater lake covers 4,381 acres in surface area and is a mere 51 feet above sea level. Formed more than 10,000 years ago during the last Ice Age, this glacial lake has one of the most convoluted shorelines of all of Maine's many ...
Fish River Chain of Lakes
(Maine, USA)
35 Fish River Chain of Lakes Pictures Fish River Chain of Lakes Message Forums Also known as: Portage Lake, Fish River Lake, Saint Froid Lake, Eagle Lake, Cross lake, Mud Lake, Square Lake, Long Lake
For big-lake fishing, Aroostook County's Fish River Chain of Lakes is the destination of choice. Home of Maine's best landlocked salmon fishery, the lakes are somewhat remote, located near the border of New Brunswick, Canada. The eight natural lakes are undammed, making this ideal trout and salmon breeding ...
Schoodic Lake
(Maine, USA)
32 Schoodic Lake Pictures Schoodic Lake Message Forums One of the large lakes in the Maine Highlands region, Schoodic Lake has managed to stay off the recreation radar of many Maine vacationers. Only an hour and a half from Bangor, limited public access appears to be the main reason that the lake receives few visitors. Two boat ramps provide the only means ...
Thompson Lake
(Maine, USA)
32 Thompson Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake Thompson
Just a one-hour drive northwest of Portland's coastline, Thompson Lake lies in the Lakes & Mountains tourism region of southern Maine. Located at the intersection of Oxford, Androscoggin and Cumberland counties, Thompson Lake will lure you in with its charming communities and diverse countryside. Be ...
Long Pond
(Maine, USA)
31 Long Pond Message Forums Also known as: Belgrade Lakes
Only in stoic northern New England would Long Pond be called a pond instead of a lake. The 2557-acre lake, in Maine's Kennebec and Moose River Valleys Region is one of a chain of seven lakes called Belgrade Lakes. The Town of Belgrade Lakes lies only 15 miles northwest of downtown Augusta, so the lakes ...
Toddy Pond
(Maine, USA)
31 Toddy Pond Message Forums Toddy Pond is an elongated body of water tucked inside the Downeast and Acadia region of Maine. The lake is known for the spectacular mirror-like reflections that bounce off its surface, particularly during the fall when leaves change from green to bright orange and red. Toddy Pond spans 2,408 acres ...
Messalonskee Lake
(Maine, USA)
30 Also known as: Snow Pond, Nine Mile Pond
The last lake in the Belgrade Lakes chain of lakes is 3691-acre Messalonskee Lake. Located in the Kennebec and Moose River Valleys Region, Messalonskee Lake was originally called Snow Pond after one of the first Europeans to settle there. Because the lake lies along Messalonskee Stream, the name was ...
Sebasticook Lake
(Maine, USA)
28 Sebasticook Lake Pictures Sebasticook Lake Message Forums The fertile waters of Sebasticook Lake have drawn people to its shores since prehistoric times. This Maine Highlands lake is the site of one of the oldest dated fishing weirs, a series of stakes used by ancient fishermen to herd fish into a cluster for easy capture. The stakes, discovered in 1992, are ...
Mousam Lake
(Maine, USA)
23 Mousam Lake Pictures Mousam Lake Message Forums Also known as: Upper Mousam Lake, Lower Mousam Lake, and Lake Mousam
The loons are calling you to the restful waters of Mousam Lake, a picture-perfect retreat nestled among southern Maine's piney woods. Just 85 miles from Boston, this three-mile-long lake is nestled between the quaint communities of Acton and Shapleigh near the New Hampshire border. Located in historic ...
Maranacook Lake
(Maine, USA)
22 Maranacook Lake Message Forums Maranacook Lake, a 1,673-acre freshwater body of very irregular shape, is located in Kennebec County, Maine. The lake borders the town of Readfield on its northern end and Winthrop on its southern tip. Maranacook Lake is in the central southern area of Maine, about 10 miles west of the capital city ...
Highland Lake (Bridgton)
(Maine, USA)
17 Highland Lake (Bridgton) Message Forums Also known as: Crotched Pond
Located in the Lakes and Mountains Region of Southwestern Maine, Highland Lake has long been a favored freshwater getaway. Once called Crotched Pond, the lake has spent several generations perfecting the art of making visitors happy. The Greater Bridgton Lakes area around Highland Lake acts as hub for ...
Meduxnekeag Lake
(Maine, USA)
17 Meduxnekeag Lake Pictures Meduxnekeag Lake Message Forums Also known as: Drews Lake, Drew's Lake
For the perfect Northern Maine hideaway, there's nothing better than Meduxnekeag Lake in Aroostook County. Also called Drew's Lake, Meduxnekeag was created in 1947 when a small dam was built across the headwaters of the Meduxnekeag River. The resulting impoundment is 1,144 acres of inviting water, ...
Tunk Lake
(Maine, USA)
16 Tunk Lake Pictures Tunk Lake Message Forums Also known as: Tunk Pond
Nothing says Downeast Maine like Tunk Lake. This beautiful 2000-acre natural lake is wild, pristine and entirely accessible to all comers. Considered the third deepest lake in the state, Tunk Lake is exceedingly clear and scenically beautiful. Only a couple dozen private cottages share the 16 miles ...

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