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Mount Kineo Trail with a view of Moosehead Lake (2011)

The biggest lakes in Maine, those end ten acres in area, are characterized as “great ponds.” The adhering to are details around the sixty largest.

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In the table below “drain” refers to the complete drainage the leads water come the lake. “Major Drainage” describes the flow or currently contributing straight into the lake. An additional drainage has other smaller sized water resources (not listed here). “Dam” describes the number of dams ~ above the lake. Ar names space abbreviated come the an initial three letters. In enhancement to the largest lakes, web links to all the lakes are found at the finish of this chart.

Lake NameArea (acres)Peri- meter (miles)Depth median (feet)Depth Max (feet)Drainsq milesDamEleva- tion (feet)Major DrainageCounty
Moosehead Lake75,471280.855246126831029KennebecPIS
Sebago Lake129,99298.21073164403267PresumpscotCUM
Chesuncook Lake: Moose Pond225,18322.54015014203942PenobscotPIS
Ambajejus (Elbow, north & south Twin, Pemadumcook Chain) Lake18,67017.42810118813492PenobscotPEN
Flagstaff Lake317,380147.2185051621146KennebecSOM
Spednik Lake17,219105.920544132380St. CroixWAS
Mooselookme- guntic (Cupsuptic) Lake416,35957.56013238931467AndroscogginOXF
East cool Lake15,91778.8281281373434St. CroixARO
West grand Lake (Pug Lake, junior Bay)2414,46749371282263298St. CroixPEN
Chamberlain Lake510,93252.2331542043943PenobscotPIS
Big Lake2510,44470.212704601202St. CroixWAS
Big Eagle Lake9,54267.7341241701930St. JohnPIS
Brassua Lake9,45474306571631074KennebecSOM
Graham Lake9,38389.817474992106UnionHAN
Millinocket Lake8,57164.724861233478PenobscotPEN
Great Pond68,53346.1216982.93248KennebecKEN
Square Lake8,09020.6361222551577St. JohnARO
Umbagog Lake7,7688.4144860031245AndroscogginOXF
Richardson Lakes77,75154.24410847931448AndroscogginOXF
Schoodic Lake7,02132.57918834.63430PenobscotPIS
Seboomook Lake86,88069.4174852521073PenobscotSOM
Aziscohos Lake96,87263316021421517AndroscogginOXF
Long Lake106,84935.74816388.61581St. JohnARO
Baskahegan Lake6,81541.3 221231417PenobscotWAS
Meddybemps Lake116,71946.1145844.73173CoastalWAS
Sebec Lake6,36252.1421553263323PenobscotPIS
Rangeley (Oquossoc) Lake126,30232.76014910031518AndroscogginFRA
Grand drops (Berry Brook) Flowage6,0996.6 4413152202St. CroixWAS
Eagle Lake5,60135441367621574St. JohnARO
Cobbossee- contee Lake5,51661.8371001313166KennebecKEN
Sysladobsis Lake5,4301.3256662.93304St. CroixPEN
Long Lake135,29538.123591141268PresumpscotCUM
Nicatous Lake5,21258.4165671.63351PenobscotHAN
Squapan Lake4,9861215865.82601St. JohnARO
Seboeis Lake4,91362.3 9058.83438PenobscotPIS
First Matagamon Lakes144,86861.323954.933654PenobscotPEN
Damariscotta Lake154,6861.83011456.8354CoastalLIN
Pushaw Lake4,6803211281133116PenobscotPEN
Caucomgomoc Lake4,59426.522791793998PenobscotPIS
Sebasticook Lake164,53727.820501263200KennebecPEN
Thompson Lake (The Heath)4,41932.23512147.43325AndroscogginCUM
Allagash Lake4,21023.8358980.711038PenobscotPIS
Androscoggin Lake174,020271538833269AndroscogginKEN
Junior Lake4,00028.8217081.32298St. CroixPEN
China Lake183,93930.4288531.83196KennebecKEN
Moose Pond3,85632.11850 3245KennebecSOM
Gardner Lake3,72025.6405650.6367MACHIASWAS
Churchill (Heron) Lake193,7062520622983930St. JohnPIS
Messalonskee Lake203,69130331131773234KennebecKEN
Cold currently Pond3,619214010428.53190PenobscotPEN
Indian Pond3,45549.22111813842955KennebecSOM
Lobster Lake213,380293010658.61964PenobscotPIS
Mattawamkeag Lake223,32322.117473133430PenobscotARO
First Roach Pond263,3203.56112370.231227KennebecPIS
Cathance Lake273,22730.5247521.43214CoastalWAS
Green Lake283,13227.84417059.23160UnionHAN
Long Pond292,95124.194455811158KennebecSOM
Branch Lake2,94226.53912430.13238UnionHAN
Ross Lake (Chemqua- sabamtic)2,925133510558.911201St. JohnPIS
Attean Pond232,88030.11554 11160KennebecSOM

Source: Vaux, P. (compiler). Maine Lakes: geographical & Morphometric. Augusta, Me. Maine Dept. Eco-friendly Protection, Maine department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, Maine Office the GIS. 2010. (Accessed September 9, 2012.)

1 Sebago Lake images at Casco, Raymond, and also Sebago.

2 Chesuncook image at Chesuncook.

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3 Flagstaff Lake images at Carrabassett valley (in video), Dead River and Flagstaff Lake, Dead flow Township, Somerset ar Nature Preserves, and also Wyman Township.