Whether you live around the corner from Grand Lake Stream, across the country, or overseas, whether you’re planning a day trip or a week-long vacation, this section of the website is for you. Not sure where we are? The Downeast Lakes region of Maine is easy to reach (Travel Directions).
This is a guide to opportunities to visit and enjoy the Downeast Lakes Community Forest with all forms of public recreation available on over 55,000 acres!
You’ll also find here information and connections to more resources about recreation on the waters and other conserved lands in the Grand Lake Stream and Downeast Lakes region of Maine, from fishing to birding, along with nearby attractions and services. For specific area businesses, explore the Grand Lake Stream Area Chamber of Commerce site.
Don’t forget to check the Events Calendar to learn about all the events and programs that may be available during your visit – or that are worth planning your visit for! The Grand Lake Stream, America 4th of July celebrations, the Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival the last full weekend in July, and the West Grand Lake Race held every August, are some of the summer highlights.
Visits here offer a complete experience – great recreation in pristine surroundings with the people to make it special.
Need or want WI-FI access? It is available as a public service at the Grand Lake Stream town office on Water St, and provided by most lodges for their guests.
Already visited the Downeast Lakes area and now wondering how you could make this your home? Let us know if we can help or answer any of your questions. There are opportunities here to start a business, grow an existing business, or perhaps take advantage of high-speed internet to work remotely. If you’d rather live in a place where you love, find a way to make it happen! Give us a call. The Sunrise County Economic Council can also help, including with a list of resources for businesses, or those looking to start a business.