Fun Adventures in Maine -
Family activities, vacation ideas, fun things to do in Maine, family
trip suggestions for Moosehead Lake Region - Enjoy a Cozy Moose
Lakeside Summer Vacation in Greenville, Maine.
Picnic lunch to playground off Washington Street. Family Playground has covered pavilion with picnic tables situated in partially wooded area offering sun and shade. Childrens playground offers monkey bars, teeter tauter, large slide, and swings. At Napa Store turn onto Washington Street, left to Prospect Street, playground is on your right.
Moosehead Lake family vacation picnic and snacks to Greenville Junction Wharf lakeside location with charcoal grilling facilities, picnic tables, and small pirate ship for young kids. Try your luck at fishing. Watch float planes take off and land, swim, and enjoy the view!
Greenville Maine School off Pritham Avenue on left. Great playground for young children, tennis courts, basketball court, skateboard park / ice skating rink, volleyball, and track.
Discovery Moose Safari tour and cruise at The Birches. Moosehead Lake pontoon boat cruise - 3 to 4 hr tour passing by Mt Kineo and venturing into a wilderness preserve area aboard a Pontoon Boat. Ask for the Discovery with padded seats, and foul weather curtains. Bring some snacks for the kids, jackets, and your camera for a great Maine adventure that is suitable for all ages.
Kineo Shuttle- Great Family Vacation Activity Fun- Short boat ride to Mt Kineo- Pack a picnic lunch, play at Pebble Beach and enjoy the views. Hike Mt Kineo and afterwards get an ice cream at the golf course snack bar. Note: A must for a beautiful day with calm winds. Kineo Boat Shuttle 207-534-9012 leaves on the hour and costs about $6 per person. A great family friendly hike.
Visit Lily Bay State Park just North on Lily Bay Rd. Swim, picnic, hike or ride bikes. Bike rentals available at North Woods Outfitters in town they even have child seats.
Maine Fishing, Family Fishing Ponds in the Moosehead Lake Area - Fish Prong Pond and Gravel Pit Pond are nearby and offers stocked pond fishing for children of all ages.
Red Cross Beach at Moosehead Lake- Greenville Maine Public swimming beach- Lifeguards and floating docks. Open Swim hours and swimming lessons. Located off Pritham Avenue, parking at Masonic Lodge and follow path down to Lake. Popular with young kids.
Maine Activities, Education and Fun, Moosehead Lake Geocaching Adventures - Treasure hunt in the Maine woods as you hike, bike, and explore and look for hidden caches in the area. Book a family tour introduction to geocaching and search for caches. 2 hour guided family geocachng adventure
Moose Watching- A family trip adventure - Just take a drive in the evenings looking for Moose along the roadsides or reserve family adventure tour moose safari and search for the magestic Maine Moose by float plane, pontoon boat or off road vehicle.
Swimming - Canoeing - Kayaking- Boat Rentals Canoes and Kayaks at our waterfront. Lakeside family recreation at your doorsteep. Enjoy paddling along the shoreline, amazing views, watch the ducks and loons at our sandy swimming beach perfect for children as it has a gradual incline out. Great family fun - Ideal for any ages! Guided Loon Safari Tours depart from The Cozy Moose Shoreline with Special T Adventures. Family fun, introduction to canoeing, learn basic paddling strokes and paddle Moosehead Lake looking for wildlife.
Abbot, Maine Playground - A small family playground for children. Road trip is about 20 miles but worth it. Play then stop in at Abbot Bakery for some treats afterwards and ice cream just down the road.
Family Movie Night Settle in to a good movie, with some popcorn. Choose a family movie to watch - Red Box Video in town
Maine Family activity farm tour at Breakneck Ridge Farm Family fun for children of all ages offered July and August.
Historic Pittson Farm- A remote backcounrty Moosehead Area logging camp now functioning as a working farm offering evening buffet dining in the main lodge. A great family vacation activity. Enjoy walking about the gardens, and seeing animals, goats, lamas, and horses graze in pastures nearby.
Mountain Biking- Mountain paths, former railroad beds can be found throughout the area with beautiful scenery awaiting. Enjoy the Greenville - Shirley Railroad Bed Ride Mountain bike rentals, sales, service and trail information available.
Outdoor Summer Vacation Concerts- Free - Friday nights during the summer at 6:30pm, Downtown Greenville Gazebo, bring a blanket and a sweater in case of a cool breeze and enjoy. Browse the downtown shops and get ice cream afterwards
Check out Moosehead Lake Area children programs for K thru 12th grade for natural resource based programs. Wildlife tracking, workshops, ecology programs, wilderness adventures in small groups for Maine residents and visitors to Moosehead Lake Maine Resource Children Programs
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