Sebago Lake State Park

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Coordinates: 43°55′19″N 70°34′37″W / 43.92194°N 70.57694°W / 43.92194; -70.57694
Sebago Lake State Park
Maine State Park
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Sebago Lake State Park - Witch Cove Beach
Country  United States
State  Maine
County Cumberland
Location Naples and Casco
 - elevation 269 ft (82 m)
 - coordinates 43°55′19″N 70°34′37″W / 43.92194°N 70.57694°W / 43.92194; -70.57694
Area 1,400 acres (567 ha)
Founded 1938
Management Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
Location of Sebago Lake State Park in Maine

Sebago Lake State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Maine.[1][2] It is a popular recreation, camping, and boating area on Sebago Lake in the tourist area of Maine known as the Lakes Region. Located in Naples and Casco, Maine, it was opened in 1938 and was one of the original five state parks. The park is mostly forested, covering 1,400 acres (5.7 km2) and is open year round.[3] Popular attractions include the Day Park and Camping Area.

Campground[edit]

The campground is open from May 1 to October 15 and has many facilities, including two public boat launches, 250 campground sites, and bathrooms. It is split into two main camping areas: Naples Beach and Witch Cove. Both areas feature beaches, boating ramps, bathrooms with flush toilets, and showers.

In the winter between the 2006 and 2007 summer seasons, electricity and water were added to 95 of the sites in Witch Cove. Before that year, only campsites adjacent to the bathrooms had power and water. Campsites also feature tables and fireplaces.

Recreation[edit]

The lake itself is one of the most popular attractions of the park, allowing for boating and swimming. Hiking and biking trails are also located in and around the park.

Naples village is located several miles away and offers restaurants, boating, swimming, fishing, and other recreational facilities. Also nearby is the Songo Lock, the last existing of 28 locks built for the 50-mile (80 km) Cumberland and Oxford Canal.[4]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands - Sebago Lake State Park
  2. ^ "Sebago Lake State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  3. ^ "Sebago Lake State Park". Bureau of Parks & Lands, Department of Conservation, State of Maine. Retrieved 2006-08-20. 
  4. ^ "Sebago Lake State Park". Bureau of Parks & Lands, Department of Conservation, State of Maine. Retrieved 2006-08-20.