The region’s hundreds of lakes and ponds offer myriad freshwater experiences, whether a casual jaunt aboard a pontoon boat to view wildlife, a scenic lake cruise, or the high-speed excitement of water skiing.

Sebago Lake, Maine’s deepest lake, can be enjoyed through all forms of boating, from exciting powerboat rides to serene sailing. Take a step back in time during a cruise on the restored riverboat, the Songo River Queen, departing from the Naples Causeway. 

Take a tour of Flagstaff Lake in a pontoon boat with Master Maine Guide Jeff Hinman. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Bigelow Mountain Range. as you learn the fascinating history of Flagstaff Lake and the lost village of Flagstaff. Spot native Maine wildlife like bald eagles, loons, and occasional moose.

Head over to the Rangeley Lake State Park, where you’ll find a boat launch, which makes exploring the nine miles of cool, pristine water a breeze. If you bring your watercraft, you will quickly locate a boat launch near your destination.

Boat Launches

Below is a partial listing of the many boat launches throughout the waterways of Androscoggin, Franklin, and Oxford Counties that make up the Maine’s Lakes and Mountains region. For more information on these and more boat launches visit

Anasagunticook Lake: Canton

Androscoggin River: Turner, Durham, Lewiston, Auburn, Rumford, Mexico, Canton, Bethel, Hanover

Aziscohos Lake: Lincoln Plt

Bryant Pond: Woodstock

Carrabasset River: Salem Twp

Chain of Ponds: Chain of Ponds Twp

Crescent Lake: Raymond

Crystal Lake: Gray, Harrison

Cupsuptic River: T4 R3

Ellis Pond: Roxbury

Ellis River: Andover

Flagstaff Lake: Eustis

Hancock Pond: Denmark

Highland Lake: Bridgton

Kezar Lake: Lovell

Lake Auburn: Auburn

Lily Pond: New Gloucester

Little Sebago Lake: Windham

Long Lake: Bridgton, Harrison

Lovewell Pond: Fryeburg

Lower and Upper Range Pond: Poland

Middle Pond: Hiram

Moose Pond: Bridgton, West Paris, Denmark

Mooselookmeguntic Lake: Rangeley, Richardsontown Twp

Pennesseewassee Lake: Norway

Porter Lake: Strong

Quimby Pond: Rangeley

Rangeley Lake: Rangeley

Rapid River: Upton

Richardson Lake: Township C

Round Pond: Livermore

Runaround Pond: Durham

Sabattus Pond: Sabattus

Sabattus River: Lisbon

Saco River: Brownfield, Fryeburg

Sandy River: New Sharon

Sebago Lake: Casco, Bridgton

South Pond: Greenwood

Stanley Pond: Hiram

Stevens Brook: Bridgton

Stratton Brook Pond: Wyman Twp

Trickey Pond: Naples

Twitchell Pond: Greenwood

Upper Richardson Lake: Richardsontown Twp

Webb Lake: Weld

Wilson Pond: Wilton

Worthley Pond: Peru

Ways to Adventure

Plan Your Trip

Maine’s Lakes and Mountains offers a variety of resources to help you plan your next visit, including an annual visitor’s guide, stand alone map, and the new Adventure Guide App.

Visitor's Guide

Our Free Visitor's Guide will help inspire your next adventure along our mountain trails, lakes, scenic byways, bustling towns and more.

Map of the Region

Companion to the Visitor Guide, our dual-sided planning map will help you find your way to adventure in every season throughout the region.

Adventure Guide App

The App will point the way to all kinds of adventures, experiences and destinations in Maine’s Lakes and Mountains with GPS location maps and alerts.

Maine's Lakes and Mountains by the numbers

4,000+ footers
Mountain Peaks
Lakes and Ponds
+Towns and Villages
Square Miles of Adventure
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