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2017 Moosehead Lake Ice Out

2017 Moosehead Lake Ice Out

Fortunately, this year we saw a return to an old-fashioned Maine winter here at Moosehead Lake.  At the start of the season, we were buried with snow and had storm after storm, making for excellent trail riding, skiing, snowshoeing. The lake froze in early January and the ice quickly grew to two feet! What a […]

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The Science Behind Frozen Lakes

The Science Behind Frozen Lakes

This summer the highest lake water temperature we saw near Tomhegan was 75ºF! Nice and warm, the lake was perfect for swimming, tubing and all summer water sports.  However, as the temperature has dropped over the past months, the lake has been preparing for its winter freeze. With 7ºF on the morning of December 10th, […]

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2016 Moosehead Lake Ice Out

2016 Moosehead Lake Ice Out

Last year was a winter for the books. Moosehead Lake was covered in mountains of snow with the ice that hung on until May 5, 2015.  Yet 2016 had something else it store for us. In the summer we felt the weather was off a few months.  The snow did not melt until the last […]

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