Paddle on a pond in Maine

Things to know

  • If you are 16 and older, you will need a fishing license to fish on Long Pond.
  • You may purchase a license online
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  • or buy one locally.
  • Mother makes great lunch.
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    Reservations highly recommended. Call 207-244-5854.

  • Instructional video
  • Enjoy our entertaining and informative 11 minute video.
  • What to bring
  • We supply all the essentials, but for the best possible time on the water we suggest a few things.
  • Snorkel gear
  • Change of dry clothing
  • Towels
  • Bathing suit
  • Fishing equipment (license required)
  • Snacks
  • A boxed lunch (we recommend Mother’s Kitchen in Town Hill)
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Camera in plastic bag or case
  • Binoculars
  • Insect repellent
  • Water shoes
  • Drinking water
  • Car top carriers are available
  • if you wish to paddle in another pond.
  • What’s included
  • Our rates include paddles, U.S.C.G. approved life jackets, map and instructions. National Park Canoe & Kayak Rentals has top-quality Old Town canoes and kayaks and Riot kayaks. These boats are safe, stable and fun for all ages.

207-244-5854 | Pretty Marsh Road, Rt. 102 Mount Desert, Maine