Lower Range Pond

Poland, Maine 04274

Lower Range Pond

Lower Range Pond Professional Review and Guide

"On the right day, with the weather just threatening enough to keep most people away, Lower Range Pond is a real treat. The pond boasts crystal-clear water with sandy shores—superb for swimming— and the marshy coves teem with wildlife. We visited on a late afternoon midweek in August and had the place to ourselves. But you won’t find much solitude here on a nice summer weekend!

Judging from the size of the parking lots and restroom facilities, this place can be a real zoo. During our visit, we saw quite a variety of wildlife: a pair of loons with a well-developed chick, osprey, great blue herons, black ducks, kingfishers, kingbirds, spotted sandpipers, numerous fish, fresh-water mussels, and some fascinating invertebrates: bryozoa. Prominent fish species: smallmouth bass, white perch, yellow perch, and chain pickerel."

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Trail Information

Poland
Nearby City
Easy
Skill Level
Day trip, camping available
Duration
Class I
Class
Best spring through fall
Season
Range Pond State Park
Local Contacts
USGS Minot, Mechanic Falls
Local Maps

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Jul 2018