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Here are the 38 lakes we have listed within USA > New England > Maine - compared by Largest Lakes - Water Volume.

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Lake Name Volume in acre-feet Lake Description
Moosehead Lake
(Maine, USA)
4,210,000 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 ...
Mooselookmeguntic Lake
(Maine, USA)
562,000 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 ...
West Grand Lake
(Maine, USA)
555,978 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 ...
Schoodic Lake
(Maine, USA)
505,377 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 ...
East Grand Lake
(Maine, USA)
499,403 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 ...
Sebec Lake
(Maine, USA)
283,337 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 ...
Great Pond
(Maine, USA)
195,100 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 ...
Millinocket Lake
(Maine, USA)
179,982 Millinocket Lake Pictures Millinocket Lake Message Forums Nestled within the Maine Highlands tourism region, Millinocket Lake is known for its stunning views of Mount Katahdin, the tallest mountain peak in Maine. Millinocket Lake is a freshwater reservoir used for drinking water, flood control, hydroelectric power and recreation. It also provides a natural ...
Thompson Lake
(Maine, USA)
173,712 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 ...
Cobbossee Lake
(Maine, USA)
127,371 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 ...
Messalonskee Lake
(Maine, USA)
110,427 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 ...
China Lake
(Maine, USA)
98,922 China Lake Pictures China Lake Message Forums China Lake is less than 20 miles northwest of Augusta, Maine's state capital. This natural freshwater glacial lake rests in Kennebec County in southwest Maine, in the Kennebec and Moose River Valleys geographic region. China Lake is an irregularly shaped body of water, with two true basins: the West ...
Embden Pond
(Maine, USA)
91,627 Embden Pond Message Forums Also known as: Embden Lake
When you arrive at Embden Pond, you have arrived at an outdoors enthusiast's paradise. The clear waters of Embden Pond, also known as Embden Lake, reflect the scenic hills and mountains of the Kennebec Valley of west-central Maine. The scenery alone will attract you, but the endless recreational opportunities ...
Sebasticook Lake
(Maine, USA)
89,666 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 ...
Kezar Lake
(Maine, USA)
87,835 Kezar Lake Pictures Kezar Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake Kezar
Kezar Lake is set in wondrous scenery with the eastern shores facing New Hampshire's White Mountains Presidential Range. Crystal clear Kezar Lake is also one of the cleanest lakes in the State of Maine. The lake slices through the village of Lovell in the Mountains and Lakes region of western Maine, ...
Damariscotta Lake
(Maine, USA)
87,801 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 ...
Long Pond
(Maine, USA)
73,165 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 ...
Great East Lake
(Maine, USA / New Hampshire, USA)
59,993 Great East Lake Pictures Great East Lake is a paradise for anyone who enjoys a relaxing time. With over 1700 acres of water and 12 miles of shoreline, Great East Lake is known for its natural beauty and abundance of wildlife. Regarded for its cleanliness, Great East Lake supports a large ecosystem of waterfowl, otters, turtles, ...
Cross Lake
(Maine, USA)
52,267 Cross Lake Message Forums She rented her kayak from one of the outfitters near Cross Lake, the same one that handles some of the lake's vacation rentals. As the mist rises off the 2,470-acre lake, she slides the boat into the water. It has been a long wait, but she is finally here on the water in northern Maine. The trees ...
Beech Hill Pond
(Maine, USA)
51,967 Beech Hill Pond Pictures Beech Hill Pond Message Forums Also known as: Beech Hill Lake
The coffee cup warms her hands as she sits on the dock in the early morning chill, watching a pair of loons glide across the water, their distinctive calls cutting the air. In a few hours there will be boats and children swimming and splashing in the clear, clean water, but for now there is calm, respite ...
Toddy Pond
(Maine, USA)
49,989 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 ...
Maranacook Lake
(Maine, USA)
48,020 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)
44,030 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 ...
Swan Lake
(Maine, USA)
41,217 Swan Lake Message Forums Surrounded by fishing camps, cabins and vacation rentals, and just a few miles from Belfast Bay and the coast, Swan Lake is a fantastic mid-coast Maine destination. It is a rural lake with a small town feel, but it has big recreation opportunities. With its state park and fish-filled waters, it has ...
Pleasant Lake
(Maine, USA)
40,125 Pleasant Lake Message Forums Pleasant Lake is a glacial ribbon lake oriented in a north-to-south direction, with a surface area of 1,332 acres and a surface elevation of 427 feet. The Greater Bridgton Lakes Region, an area of western Maine known for some of the most beautiful and cleanest bodies of water and the best brown trout ...
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