Snow Pond (Messalonskee Lake) is the second largest lake in the famed Belgrade Lakes Chain and one of the top-rated bass fishing lakes in Maine.
Two-time host to Major League Fishing Summit Cup championships, the lake provides anglers with an excellent opportunity to catch largemouth, smallmouth, and northern pike in addition to trout, salmon, and panfish. Local guide services and boat rentals are available throughout the region, contacting Snow Pond at 844-476-6976 for additional information.
In addition to Snow Pond’s own community trails, hiking opportunities abound within 20-minutes of campus. Kennebec Highlands area in Rome, Mount Vernon, Vienna, and New Sharon, Maine. The Kennebec Highlands’ 6,800 acres contain the highest peaks in Kennebec County, including the summit of McGaffey Mountain, miles of pristine streams, several wetlands, and five undeveloped ponds.
Messalonskee Lake is a 9-mile long lake, that begins with the Belgrade Stream and flows out into the Messalonskee Stream.
Explore guided walks led by Snow Pond’s own Maine Guide, Mike Guarino, foraging for mushrooms, fiddleheads, etc. depending on the season.