The last weekend of September will be the final tours of the season for Flagstaff Lake Scenic Boat Tours. The foliage is really starting to pop and the forecast is looking good. Amazing views, rich history and fresh air. Check out the video to learn more and book your trip today. [Read more…]
Summer activities and opportunities to check out..
Now that Reggae fest has past and the summer season is in sight, it’s time to make summer plans. There are lots of options here in the Valley to participate as well as employment opportunities. Maine Kayak Expeditions run by the owners of Happy Tunes offers summer kayaking trips on both Flagstaff Lake as well as the famous Rapid River. Talk about making memories that will last a lifetime! In addition Carrabassett Valley’s Outdoor Adventure camp also provides activities for kids. OAC is currently hiring camp counselors, JR Counselors and Counselors in training. A great way to spend the summer outdoors for sure! Check out the two videos for more… [Read more…]
You never get over having your hometown permanently flooded over….
The Dead River was dammed in the 1950s to create Flagstaff Lake as a water storage facility for hydro power at a time when citizens had little to say about the demise of their village, farms, & life as they knew it on the north side of Bigelow Mountain. Betty Wyman was a girl at the time, & she visited WSKI with her son, Eustis/Stratton selectman Jay Wyman, to share memories of growing up in the western mountains of Maine, before there was skiing, & before there was a Flagstaff Lake. [Read more…]
Northern Forest Canoe Trail; way more than just a long distance paddle!
We chatted with the Executive Director of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Karrie Thomas, about the who, what, when and where of the NFCT. The trail passes just north of Sugarloaf and is much more than just a long distance paddle. Check out the details in the videos… [Read more…]
The Pines Market can be your one stop shop in Eustis…
The Pines Market, a full grocery store, area information, outdoor clothing and supplies, food to go, non ethanol gas and much more! Right on the trail and the shore of Flagstaff lake, it’s your must stop during any season. We stopped by and talked with some snowmobilers as well as Arnold Trail Snowmobile president, Johnny Morris to find out whats up out on the trails… [Read more…]
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