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Thompson Lake Real Estate

Area Guide to Thompson Lake, Pleasant Lake and Tripp Pond Lakefront 

From the first hint of Spring through the end of summer, activity on Thompson Lake truly comes alive. This is considered peak season in the lakes region of Maine and outdoor activities abound. Thompson Lake is also rated one of the ten best lakes in Maine for water quality. This lake, located in Casco, Otisfield, Oxford and Poland, is spring-fed by the Poland Spring Aquifer and one of the most pristine in the state



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Sights commonly seen on Thompson lake include groups of sailboats crisscrossing the lake captained by children learning to sail at one of the two camps on the lake, boats pulling a waterskier or someone out for a joy ride on a tube, canoers and kayakers exploring the shore, vacationers basking in the sun on docks or swim up floats, jetskiers skipping across the water, fisherman trolling the water, loons diving under the water, pontoon boats with groups of people enjoying a tour of the lake, and swimmers diving off of docks.

Nearby Winter Attractions

Skiing is Thompson Lake, Mainealso a popular winter attraction. Shawnee Peak Ski Resort, Mount Abram Ski Resort, and Sunday River Ski Resort are all nearby and all offer fantastic downhill skiing opportunities.

Thompson Lake is a very large, particularly clean and attractive lake, suitable for all types of recreation. It lies considerably northeast of Sebago, in the towns of Casco, Oxford, Otisfield, and Poland, covering 4,426 acres, with a maximum depth of 121 feet. It is approximately 12 miles long, and averages about 2 miles in width. Some areas are more developed than others, and there is a variety of shoreline - some shallow and sandy and some steep and rocky.

The Name Fits

Pleasant Lake in Casco and Otisfield is aptly named. The 1,332 acre lake is four miles long and a mile wide. The Casco town beach is at its south end and the internationally known "Seeds of Peace" camp is at its northern end. In between are a variety of year round and seasonal homes, as well as other children's camps, that make for a variety of activity and recreational opportunities all year round.

Views for Meggueir Hill

Tripp Lake in Poland covers 735 acres in surface area, is almost eight miles around its shoreline, and has a maximum depth of 35 feet. It is bounded by Rt 11 on the east shore and Meggueir Hill. There are several golf courses nearby as well as both Range Ponds State Park and Sebago Lake State Park.

Lakefront property found here varies a significantly from modest camps and cottages to year-round homes.  Jordan Shore Drive on the east shore follows close to the water's edge with many of the homes located along the off-side of coastline, thus preserving many excellent views of the water.

Additional Maine Lake Resources

Learn About Local Lakes

Lakes of Maine (previously known as PEARL) is supported through a collaboration of research, management, and citizen-volunteer organizations, and is a superb example of cooperative stewardship. It is a searchable data base for Maine lakes initially created in collaboration between the University of Maine and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). You can access just about anything there is to know about any given lake or watershed.  Size, depth, location, fish species, plants are all available. The Knowledge Base includes the most current articles and scientific data.

This resource will not only provide environmental information, but will be a place where you can search specific lakes by name and their exact location using interactive maps and tools.

    
 

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