Visitors come from all over to experience the natural wonders of Moosehead Lake but what about shops and restaurants? Nothing beats the beauty and splendor of the great outdoors but are there other things to do in Greenville, ME?

The Lodge at Moosehead Lake truly does offer the best of both worlds. Not only do we overlook Moosehead Lake, just 10 minutes south of Lily Bay State Park, we’re also less than 5 minutes from downtown Greenville, ME.

While most of your time and attention will undoubtedly be spent exploring the lake, islands, and wildlife, you’re also likely to head into town on occasion. The lake gets all the headlines but there are plenty of reasons to explore Greenville, ME, too.

Things To Do in Greenville ME

Things To Do in Greenville, ME

Greenville, Maine, is located at the southern end of Moosehead Lake. It is a small, quiet community of under 2,000 but with a nice collection of stores, restaurants, and other attractions.

Though the area relies upon visitors to Moosehead Lake, it doesn’t feel touristy. Greenville has retained its genuine, small town Maine feel. You won’t find any big box stores or restaurant franchises here, just family owned and operated businesses.

Some fun local shops include:
Kamp Kamp Moosehead Lake Indian Store3 Lily Bay Road
Souvenirs, antiques, toys, hunting gear, jewelry, art, clothing, furniture, Maine foods and so much more. Many folks’ favorite store in town.

Ashley Rose Box Company-35 Pritham Avenue

Ashley Rose Box Company is a boutique women’s clothing store. You will surely feel pampered and appreciated when visiting this lovely store.

Maine Mountain Soap and Candle Company-17 Moosehead Lake Road

This darling store is a gem in the center of town. The candle store has all of your needs taken care of from candles to handcrafted pottery and local soaps and lotions. It also features some local artisans handicrafts, trinkets, and souvenirs to make your Moosehead Lake experience unforgettable.

Mud Puddle Mercantile34 Moosehead Lake Road
Unique gift shop specializing in apparel, fashion accessories, souvenirs, an more. Open seasonally, May 1st until October 31st.

Northern Maine Minerals16 Pritham Avenue
A popular rock, gem, jewelry, and fossil shop. Exquisite salt lamps, geodes, palm stones, jewelry and fossils make this store worth exploring while you visit Greenville, Maine.

Northwoods Outfitters Moosehead Lake5 Lily Bay Rd
One stop shopping for outdoor gear, licenses, rentals, and adventure tours. Northwoods outfitters has all of your 4 season needs for gear, clothing, and adventures covered. Northwoods Outfitters also has a great coffee bar so you can enjoy a latte while you shop!

Museums & History

historic Steamboat Katahdin

Moosehead Marine Museum12 Lily Bay Road
View a wide array of nautical treasures from Moosehead Lake’s rich history. The museum is also home to the historic Steamboat Katahdin, offering lake cruises daily, late June through mid-October.

The Center for Moosehead History/Moosehead Lake Aviation Museum6 Lakeview Street
These two museums share a space and are a part of the Greenville Junction Moosehead Historical Society museum collection. Take a tour through the Eveleth-Crafts-Sheridan museum for a step back in history into this 1890’s mansion.
The Center for Moosehead History focuses on regional Native American artifacts dating from 9,000 BC to the 1700s.
The Moosehead Aviation Museum at the Center showcases the history and impact of aviation on the Moosehead region.

Restaurants in Greenville, ME

You’ll work up quite an appetite exploring the Moosehead Lake area and all the things to do in Greenville, ME. Luckily the area offers plenty of dining options. In fact, The Lodge at Moosehead Lake offers breakfast to their lodging guests and dinner options to the public and lodging guests, so you don’t have to go anywhere at all!

If you’re out and about, however, Greenville presents a variety of dining options.

Stress Free Moose Pub65 Pritham Avenue
Pub fare, craft beers & cocktails, live entertainment, and a mellow friendly atmosphere.

Greenville Grinds Coffee Shop -3 Lakeview Street

Greenville Grinds Coffee Shop has everything you need for breakfast or lunch. From yummy bagels with homemade flavored cream cheeses to soup and paninis; there is something for everyone! Dine in or take it to go!

lobster roll

Jamos Pizza34 Pritham Avenue
Jamos serves excellent pizza but is even better known for their fantastic Dagwood sandwiches on homemade pita bread. Yum!

Moosehead Meat and Deli-17A Eveleth Hill Road, Greenville

This local deli has the best of the best when it comes to sandwiches, wraps, soups and salads. A local favorite for a quick lunch, Moosehead Meat and Deli has a large selection of deli meats as well as steaks, pork, and chicken to cook up at home.

Dairy Bar32 Pritham Avenue
Soft and hard serve ice cream cones, plus burgers, hot dogs, lobster rolls, French fries, milkshakes, and more.

Kelly’s Landing-13 Rockwood Road, Greenville Junction

Kelly’s Landing is a local favorite. Set right on Moosehead Lake with deck dining, Kelly’s serves comfort food and has a full service bar.

Rockwood Bar & Grill-3628 Rockwood Road, Rockwood Maine

While technically not located in Greenville, you can find the Rockwood Bar & Grill on your way to Mount Kineo. Known for the famous Harry the Moose in the dining room, Rockwood Bar & Grill serves drinks and yummy lunches in a casual bar atmosphere.

368 Maine Restaurant
For those guests that are homebodies, you never even have to leave the lodge to enjoy fine dining or cocktails from our full service bar. 368 Maine restaurant is our onsite fine dining restaurant for our lodging guests and the public. Serving Modern American cuisine, Executive Chef Tyler Upton creates mouthwatering dishes sourced locally for the freshest options. Reservations are required for this intimate dining experience overlooking Moosehead Lake.

And That’s Just For Starters

We’ve barely scratched the surface of all the fun things to do in Greenville, ME and the Moosehead Lake region. Why, we barely even got to nearby Greenville Junction or surrounding areas.

Getting married at Moosehead Lake ranks high as an unforgettable thing to do. What’s better than a gorgeous, intimate elopement destination?

Let us know what kinds of things you like to do during your stay at The Lodge at Moosehead Lake and our guest services coordinator will reach out to you to plan an amazing getaway. We love sharing the Moosehead Lake region with our guests.

See you soon!