Category: Kid Friendly

Dogsledding: Races, Kennel Tours and Mushing your own team!

Mainers love winter! Each year they anxiously wait for the temperatures to drop, ice to form and snow to fall! They take to the mountains, the trails, the lakes and more! Winter sports don’t end at snowboarding and cross-country skiing, in fact around here the entire family gets involved – including the four-legged, furry ones! […]

What to Pack: Day Hike

“The mountains are calling and I must go” – John Muir Wondering what you should bring along for your hike? All you really need for a day hike is a good pair of shoes and the desire to hike. However, it is smart to toss a few items inside a pack to be a bit […]

Hike Little Kineo – Best View of Tomhegan

When standing at the Tomhegan Marina, there is a plethora of mountain peaks in your view. Have you ever wondered which mountains they are? On clear days, from the marina you can see the tip of Mt. Katahdin. Big and Little Spencer. But the one that is closest, of the right just a tad is […]

Whimsical + Woodsy: Build Us a Fairy Garden

Have you ever seen a Fairy Garden? We saw our first last summer. A sweet little guest created a beautiful little fairy home at the base of a pine tree. We were so moved by its beauty and creativity that we wanted to share the idea with you! Get creative on your next visit and […]

Ski Squaw this Winter

Located just 25 miles south of Tomhegan, visitors will find our beloved Squaw Ski Mountain. You won’t find heated gondolas and high speed chairs here, but what you will find is affordable lift tickets, ski rentals, lessons, and a quaint lodge and cafe that recalls the days where families enjoyed ski vacations together for years. […]

Winter on Moosehead Lake

As the flakes fall elegantly to the ground, winter is settling in here in the north woods of Maine. The deer are still here, but as soon as the lake freezes over, we will be saying goodbye to them until the spring, as they migrate to the Moose River. Generally the lake is completely frozen […]

Celebrate Thanksgiving at the Lake!

Leave the hustle and bustle of the start of the holiday season behind and bring your family to the wilderness!  Start a new tradition and make amazing memories with family and friends by having Thanksgiving this year at Tomhegan Camps! We have 7 cabins still available that sleep anywhere from 5-9 people. Worried about missing […]

2016 Peak Foliage

Peak foliage at camp was absolutely stunning! We have been snapping away, trying to capture the fall for those that could not be here. We have a collection photos here for you to enjoy! Some leaves start to change in early September and through the season different species follow, staging an ongoing show of rich […]

Fun and Simple Campfire Dinner Recipes

So many of our guests here at Tomhegan look forward to cooking family dinners on an open campfire. We know we do! There is nothing better than preparing and eating a yummy breakfast or dinner lakeside on a beautiful day. We have seen some real creativity when it comes to campfire dinner recipes and shared some […]

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 […]