All cabins are located close to the lake. We offer over 400 feet of lakefront for swimming, sunbathing, boat launch, fishing in warm weather and then snowmobiling, ice fishing, cross country skiing, and snow shoeing in the winter months. A VCR and a goodly collection of movies are available to fill the rainy days, early nights or just for something different to do. An extensive collection of table games and puzzles are available. Many lawn games are also available along with some water toys.
For more water fun, you can use our 5-person paddleboat, a 2-seater canoe, a 2-seater river kayak, and several single kayaks. We offer a nice selection of life-jackets to share or you may bring your own. A rustic playground has been erected in the shade near the horseshoe pit and volleyball net. You will also find a basketball hoop in a quiet place near the woods.
Pavilion - Our pavilion is surrounded by the cabins, with a wonderful view of the lake. It is equipped with picnic tables, chairs, picnic supplies, both gas and charcoal grills, a refrigerator & microwave oven. It is a great place for picnics and barbecues, family reunions, parties and receptions, or just a great place to get out of the weather. (CLICK on the photos for a better view)
Portage Lake Golf Course features a beautiful 9-hole course, which guarantees frequent wild animal sightings. A snack bar is also on site. A public beach is just a short distance away which also has a new playground area. Coffins General Store offers snacks, groceries, gas, ATM machine, etc. Dean's Motor Lodge in Portage and Four Seasons Inn & Restaurant in Ashland offers dining enjoyment and frequent Saturday night dances with live entertainment. Nature walks through local woodlands makes for a pleasant break. A climb up Haystack Mountain and Hedgehog Mountain are only a short drive away. Many of the surrounding towns offer special summer days with lots of special activities for everyone to enjoy. You can often seek out a church supper to fill your stomach and a chance to meet some local color. Horseback riding and carriage rides are located a few miles from town. You can also hire a seaplane for a birds eye view of the lake. Winter provides weekend snowmobile rides with the local snowmobile clubs. Many Maine Guides are available to help with your fall hunt. We have local taxidermist that will be happy to mount your catch for you. The Town Recreation Center has a weight room, library, Tuesday night co-ed volleyball, tennis courts, basketball hoops, and a baseball field.
We are located at the edge of the Great North Maine Woods and can easily be accessed from Route 11. We serve hunters, fishermen, hikers, bird watchers, canoeists, kayakers, families and those seeking a relaxing, friendly atmosphere reminiscent of the past.
Fresh water fishing in this area gets good in early May and lasts through July. There are many Brooks, Streams, Ponds and Lakes in the area that are easy to get to. The Brooks, Streams and Ponds have mainly Native Brook Trout while the Lakes have Trout, Salmon, Pickerel, White Perch and Bass. For the fly-fisherman this area is excellent because with a little driving and walking there is every different kind of water that you would want to fish in. Hire a North Maine Guide for the day and fish in remote ponds and streams
The Portage Lake area abounds with nesting eagles, ospreys, herons, loons and a variety of water fowl. There are many varieties of songbirds, and the feeders in front of the cabins and bathhouse give you the chance to get "up close and personal" with many busy hummingbirds!
Take to the water with canoes, sailboats, kayaks or the pedal boat. Bring your jet ski for added enjoyment, or rent a "party boat" for a relaxing day on the lake.
Use your cabin as base camp for days of snowmobiling on the fully groomed trail ITS 85 that runs by our site. Easy access to the ITS 85 & ITS 90 opens up hundreds of miles of Maine wilderness for your enjoyment. We had one group of 18 guests that put over 1,500 miles on their sleds in one week! Put something nice in the crockpot to be ready when you return. Have a hot supper and then do it all over again tomorrow!
4 Almond Drive
Portage Lake, ME 04768
Telephone: (207)-435-9049, Cell (207)-227-2454