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Barrett's Cove

We enjoyed the public park at Barrett's Cove. The lake has a swimming area roped off. The bottom of... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Amy W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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We stayed in a cabin at megunticook camground. It was right on the lake. One of the best choices... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
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Route 52, Camden, ME
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the public park at Barrett's Cove. The lake has a swimming area roped off. The bottom of the lake is mostly soft sand with some sticks etc. The shore area has about 5 picnic tables and grassy areas among trees. Not much sand...More

1  Thank Amy W
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a cabin at megunticook camground. It was right on the lake. One of the best choices I've made for travel. Will most definitely return. Wish we stayed longer. Great view. Very relaxing.

1  Thank Ktopham
Reviewed 22 June 2016

A popular destination for the locals and visitors alike, the lake is known as a really good place to boat, fish and swim.

Thank Sonia T
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This popular natural scenic attraction is good for boaters and fishermen, swimmers and families. Fortunately, personal watercraft are not permitted so the area remains relatively quiet and safe. There are only a few public parking spaces so the narrow roads around the lake can get...More

Thank Deeds6262
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I enjoyed views of the lake from the hiking trail at Camden Hills that overlooks the lake. Also I paddled my kayak from thefree public boat launch on Rt. 52

Thank willbike
Reviewed 22 April 2016

this was my second visit to Megunticook but remember its called "fishing" not catching. Got some bass last time,but that was during the summer, this time the weather was changing fronts and the bit was off. Good location as you can drive along both shores...More

1  Thank warrenfromSJ
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Climbed to Elenoras cross on Maiden Cliff trial, beautiful views of lake Megunticook below, moderate climb, about an hour for most healthy hikers, well worth the effort. Read the history of Elenora French who is reason for the cross and memorial on top.

Thank ben795
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The hike up from 52 was easy in some spots and moderate in others. It was easy to follow the blue markings along the trail. It was rainy and foggy the day we went so the view at the top was non existent but I...More

1  Thank outdoorz
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Parking lot along Route 52. Popular, easy to moderate hike, loose stones, exposed roots, slippery when wet. Allow 45 minutes - 1 hour up, less coming down. Blue blazes clearly marked. Do not to get too close to edges--control kids and dogs (and carry out...More

Thank to-live-in-Europe
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Took our dog swimming in lake - fabulous warm weather for December so we all had fun. Looks like it would be a great place in the summer. Picnic area and overlooked by hills and cliffs.

Thank MOWO
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