Activities

So much to do and see!

Activities

At Attean, there are so many things to do and so little time to do them! There is an activity for every preference whether it be hiking, canoeing, kayaking, boating, sailing - the list goes on and on.

For those who enjoy hiking, we maintain nearly 20 miles of trails that will lead you to remote ponds or mountain tops where the views are unsurpassed and the berry-picking is supreme!

Canoeists and kayakers find the lake and surrounding streams and rivers particularly attractive because of the many uninhabited islands and shore lines which just beg for exploration! Many sand beaches are found on the lake and because of so little public usage you can pick your own to enjoy a picnic, a swim or a lounge in the sun. Bird and wildlife sightings are plentiful and always a fun part of your day on the lake.

For the anglers in the family, Attean Lake is home to native brook trout, landlocked salmon and lake trout. All of the species are replenished annually by the States' Fish and Game Department, insuring a healthy population. June and September are the best months to be fishing, but the serious fisherman can also have luck during the summer months.

For those who want excitement, we offer whitewater rafting trips through one of the local companies, it is an experience one never forgets as the Kennebec River is well known for its' furious whitewater.

Other off-island adventures might include a round of golf in nearby Jackman, a ride to Quebec City 100 miles away or the many fun shops that can be found in Greenville an hours' drive away.

Your typical day will end with a sumptuous dinner and then relax in the lodge or at a bonfire on the beach to roast a marshmellow, a sure hit with both children and adults alike.

Do not forget that the most important activity is to do nothing at all!

 

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Testimonials...

  • Testimonial 1
    Brad & Andrea,
    "We all had a terrific time at Attean last week. It's a great place for a family get together and the kids loved it. Thanks for bringing us back to life the way it was 100 yrs. ago."
    Sheri & Joel
  • Testimonial 2
    "You created this special place and it is unforgettable for all of us. The food was delicious, the staff friendly and we also appreciated the song-evening with your friends. Our stay was special from the minute we boarded the boat until the last breakfast."
    Doris & Pete
  • Testimonial 3
    Andrea & Brad,
    "We would like to thank you and your family for the wonderful days we spent on your island. We were treated so friendly from everybody you all showed us another side of the American way of life. We will never forget these five days."
  • Testimonial 4
    Brad & Andrea & Barrett, "We hope to have the opportunity to enjoy your lodge and cottages again!"
    ~ Alan & Gwinn
  • Testimonial 5
    Friends at Attean,
    "We just want to tell you how grateful we are that we found your "Unique Retreat" I must confess that being a city girl, I was somewhat nervous with the idea of a vacation in the Maine woods, how pleasantly surprised I was! Your attention to every detail was evident from the start, our cabin was luxurious and the food is outstanding. Our kids can't wait for us to take them back next summer."
    ~ Roger & Ellen
  • Testimonial 6
    "My favorite memories are of the summers I spent with my family vacationing at your splendid resort. I will soon be bringing my own family."
    ~ Greg Atkins
  • Testimonial 7
    "We would like to thank you for having us here and for the wonderful time we spent with you. It was a pleasure to meet you. Thank you again."
    The Szmolda family
  • Testimonial 8
    Attean Lake Lodge,
    When I tell people about my family's vacation last summer, I get one of two response: either "Log cabins, it must be wonderful!" or "No electricity, it must be boring!" They're both right. Attean Lake Lodge isn't for everyone, but for people who want to enjoy unspoiled nature without the hassles of camping, it's paradise. - read more
  • Testimonial 9

    "Nestled in the Maine’s picturesque and serene wilderness, the Attean Lake Lodge provided our team with the ideal opportunity to take a break from our usual, jam packed schedules and reconnect with each other, and ourselves. As I see it, our time at the Attean Lake Lodge was simply priceless, as it provided us with an opportunity to refresh, recharge and recommit ourselves to fulfilling our promise of empowering people to better navigate their health journeys. With new energy, ideas and motivation, we are excited to charge forward and bring Backpack Health to the next level."
    Jim Cavan, CEO and President of Backpack Health