Get your boat ready, because the ice is out for many Maine lakes and ponds. Our friends at the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry have a list of Ice Out Dates for Maine. Technically, Ice Out, according to the State of Maine, is when you can "navigate unimpeded from one end of the water body to the other. There may still be ice in coves or along the shoreline in some areas, but when a person can traverse the entire waterbody without being stopped by ice floes we will consider the ice to be out."
What Are the Ice Out Dates for Maine Lakes?
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Here is the latest (so far) A-Z List for Maine Lakes and Ponds for Ice Out from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry.
Biscay Pond Bristol, Breman, Damariscotta 03/24/22
Chickawaukie Pond Rockland, Rockport 03/20/22
Crystal Lake Gray 03/28/22
Davis Pond Eddington, Holden 03/28/22
Eagle Lake Bar Harbor 03/16/22
Gardner Lake Whiting, Marion Twp., E. Machias 03/24/22
Grassy Pond Rockport 03/20/22
Hamilton Pond Bar Harbor 03/24/22
Highland Lake Windham, Falmouth 03/27/22
Kennebunk Pond Lyman 03/25/22
Little Togus Pond Augusta 03/25/22
Maces Pond Rockport 03/21/22
Nequasset Lake Woolwich 03/26/22
Rocky Pond Orland 03/27/22
Sebago Lake Standish, Casco, Raymond, Sebago "Big Bay" did not freeze well this winter. We will post when Standish to Raymond opens as "ice-out."
Silver Lake (Poverty P) Shapleigh 03/26/22
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