Prime Picnicing on Maine Family Vacations

Wyamn Lake as seen from Wyman Lake Overlook Picnic AreaA huge part of great Maine family vacations is enjoying the incredible beauty that surrounds Maine’s roads and trails.  Route 201 on the way to some of the best Maine whitewater rafting is so beautiful and historic, it’s been listed as a National Scenic Byway.

There are several great pullouts along Route 201 north of Bingham – and the picnic area at the Wyman Lake Overlook is worth stopping at even for those who have not packed a feast.  The view down the length of Wyman Lake is stunning as you take in the islands, mountains and forest around you.

Picnic Area US Route 201 MaineFor those who plan ahead and pack a lunch or snack, the covered picnic tables at this location make for comfortable roadside dining.   There are also primative toilet facilities provided and informative interpretive boards telling about the history of the area.  A great place to spend a few minutes or an hour before getting back on the road to The Forks and more great things to do on your Maine adventure vacation.

(Coordinates to the picnic area in Google Maps are: 45.15583,-69.956498)