Upper Shin Pond, Maine
Relax, breathe the fresh air and enjoy the best outdoor recreation opportunities and scenery Maine has to offer
Take some time for yourself and escape from your busy day to day life to the tranquil Maine woods. Discover the lakes and ponds of the Katahdin Region by canoe, fly fish on the flowing rivers, take a short walk to several spectacular waterfalls all in the heart of Maine’s untouched wilderness. Wake up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee and hear the echoing calls of native loons as you gear up for your day’s adventure.
Visit our comfortable, full service and year round lodge and enjoy our excellent hospitality along with the peaceful seclusion of our own private wilderness with a beautiful waterfront setting.
Located on the shores of Upper Shin Pond just north of Millinocket and east of Baxter State Park, we offer convenient access to Baxter Park’s northern entrance, Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument and Maine’s great North Woods.
Gather with friends and enjoy Maine cuisine, served family style, with a gourmet touch
Relax in one of our spacious rooms in the main lodge or choose one of our four private cabins
Hike, Bike, Snowmobile, Fish or just relax in the solitude of the Maine wilderness
Visit our Trail Conditions page for recent Snowmobile and Cross Country Ski Trail Updates
Special Events at Mount Chase Lodge
Valentine's Day Dinner
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Bring your sweetheart to the lodge for a dinner date this Valentine's Day. Cozy up by the fireplace, relax, and enjoy a gourmet meal together. Call today to reserve your seats at the table.
Bowlin Matagamon Snowmobile Club Benefit Dinner
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a dinner to raise funds for our area snowmobile club. Without these hardworking volunteers, our area trails would not be groomed, maintained, and lovingly promoted. Come show your support, eat good food, and celebrate their efforts. Support your local snowmobile club here at Mt. Chase Lodge!
Women's Skills Weekend
March 15th - 17th, 2019
Head north toward Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and Baxter State Park for a weekend of winter skill building at Mt Chase Lodge. Registered Maine Guides will lead you on snowshoe adventures, teach you basic ice fishing and fish identification, and much, much more.
St. Patrick's Day Dinner (Corn Beef Cabbage Irish Soda Bread)
Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Everyone is a little Irish on St. Patrick's Day! Come enjoy a traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner here at Mt. Chase Lodge. Make sure to wear something green and call ahead to make a reservation.
Yoga and Outdoor Adventure Weekend
March 22nd - 24th, 2019
Start the new year with a weekend full of reflection and quiet adventuring. Move inward with optional sunrise practices, enjoy gourmet meals, and bring your snowshoes for a guided nighttime trek.
You will travel outward, turn off your headlamps, and experience some of the darkest skies and brightest stars around.
Mother's Day Dinner
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Treat that special lady in your life to a dinner just for her on Mothers' Day. Let us do the cooking while you celebrate her and all she does each and every day of the year. Happy Mothers' Day! Please call in advance to reserve your seats at the table.
Spring Stretch & Search
May 17th - 19th, 2019
When the ice has left the lakes and things are beginning to green up, there's no better time to take some time for yourself. Join us at Mt. Chase Lodge for a weekend of inner and outer adventuring. We'll have optional morning and evening yoga practices, delicious shared meals, quiet time for journaling, and a guided foraging experience into the awakening woods.
Fall Foliage Hike
September 28th, 2019
Gather some pals and meet at Mt. Chase Lodge for a brilliantly vibrant autumn hike. Want to come solo and meet like-minded hikers? No problem! One of our Registered Maine Guides will lead the group on a moderate hike, provide bag lunches, and show off some of our area's natural beauty. More details to come soon!