There's lots to do at Big Lake RV Park and right here on Big Lake. However, if you want to get out and explore more of beautiful
Down East Maine, here are some of our favorite places to go!
Each photo and description is linked to their website.
These attractions and events are under a half hour from BLRV.
These attractions and events are 30-90 minutes from BLRV
Ministers Island - A 500-acre tidal island and wildlife management park. Long occupied by the Peskotomuhkati (Passamaquoddy) First Nation; settled by Loyalists seeking a new beginning; and summer estate of the entrepreneurial industrialist, artist and Canadian nation builder, Sir William Van Horne. Experience a drive across the ocean floor, be amazed at historic architecture and period innovations, explore cultural and artistic displays and enjoy recreational activities along the scenic waterfront and forested walking trails. (Check tidal information and remember your passport.)
Blueberry Festival of Maine attracts artists, crafters, and visitors from all over the United States to Machias and the surrounding communities. The festival is held on the third weekend in August and has drawn national attention over the years. A schedule of events, vendor list, and vendor application are available at the Machias Blueberry Festival website. Third weekend in August.
Margaretta Days Festival - Celebrating the American Revolution Downeast, specifically the 1775 Battle of the Margaretta - First Naval Battle of the American Revolution and beginning of the US Merchant Marines - and the 1777 Battle of the Rim when the British returned for revenge and were repulsed by the Patriots and their allies, the Wabanaki Confederacy.
Springfield Fair - A traditional agricultural fair with midway, animals, displays, competitions, performances, and exhibitions. Held Labor Day weekend since 1850. Good family fun!