The Central Maine Lakes Region is known for many things, most of all its beauty. The Maine wilderness offers a unique quiet and privacy, especially around its pristine lakes. From larger lakes to smaller ponds, enjoy kayaking in the warmer months, bird watching, picnicking on the shores, swimming, ice skating, and fishing. The lakes have many smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and brown trout, while some ponds are stocked with brook trout.
Sebago Lakes Region
The Sebago Lakes Region is just northwest of Portland and offers many attractions and resources, including St. Joseph's College of Maine, Sebago Lake State Park, Seacoast Adventure Park, Oxford Casino, and Frye Island, which sits in the center of Sebago Lake and has its own golf course. Towns that make up this area include Sebago, Raymond, Casco, Naples, Otisfield, Poland, and Bridgton.
Winthrop Lakes Region
The Winthrop Lakes Region is just west of Augusta, the state's capital city. Easy access to I-95 and I-295 make traveling up and down the coast painless. Downtown Winthrop is situated on Maranacook Lake and offers restaurants, retail shops, hardware stores, supermarkets, and more. Other towns that make up this region include Wayne, Leeds, Monmouth, Manchester, and Litchfield.
The Belgrade Lakes Region
Located 10 miles north of Augusta and only minutes off of RT 95, the Belgrade Lakes Region encompasses some of Maine's most beautiful and picturesque lakefront property. This region consists of seven lakes, plus countless streams and acres of rolling wooded hills. Belgrade Lakes is an ideal getaway because of the wide range of activities offered for people of all ages. Whether you're looking for an adventure, or just want to relax, Belgrade Lakes is an amazing destination.