Of the 9 Great Ponds located wholly within Acadia National Park (ANP), Eagle Lake is the largest - 466 acres, with a maximum depth of 110 feet. (Long Pond, which borders ANP, is the largest lake on Mount Desert Island, and is approximately twice the size of Eagle Lake in terms of surface area.) One of the most visited carriage roads in ANP circles Eagle Lake.
Lakes of Maine has been updated with the Maine Audubon Loon Count Data. The Loon Count is an important and loved program and we are so happy to be a part of it. Find the results in the links below:
Go to search for Your Lake > Select Your Lake > Select Lake Life > Select Loons
Published almost a half-century ago, this 263-page tome contains an interesting assortment of information about Maine lakes.. In these pages, you will find no mention of Secchi readings, phosphorus or invasive plants. What you will find is a treasure trove of old photos, lake facts, history and trivia.
Although it has been out of print for years, the book’s publisher has now given us permission to post on this website a scanned version of the work. Check out the index to see which lakes are included or simply browse through this one-of-a-kind book!
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