“This bed and breakfast beats all. We wanted to stay in Lewiston for our daughter’s graduation from Bates College—but everything was booked. Now we know it was meant to be. It is so beautiful here and the accommodations are immaculate and lovely. We hope you are here a long time—we will be back. Thank you for your gracious hospitality.” - Ipswich, MA
Maine has an ever changing offering of indoor and outdoor activities. Each season
brings unique ways to explore our extraordinary setting of lakes and
mountains in Western Maine. Wolf Cove Inn is a great spot from which
to cast off for your daily outings. In summer, you may just want to
stay and enjoy our lakefront setting. Launch one of our Canoes or
Kayaks right from our private sandy beach area to paddle around
Tripp Lake. Swim in the crystal clear water or just relax in one of
our many chairs or the hammock swing in the boathouse gazebo.
Day trips opportunities are almost endless, there are state parks with walking trails, a wildlife park and zoo, a mining camp, Casino, Golfing and much more. Western Maine is heralded for its great hiking spots. Our surrounding lakes offer boat rentals, or guided boat tours including the scenic Songo Queen, or you can take to the skies for a seaplane ride. Maine farms with livestock, gardens, orchards and farm stores like Pineland Farms offers tours and the chance to pick your own fruit and vegetables.
Visit a classic county fair or go to the race track at Oxford Plains Speedway. In the fall, pick apples amid the brilliant fall foliage, get your pumpkin and find your way out of a Corn Maze.
In winter, you can explore Maine on ice-skates, or snow by touring on cross country skis. There are several Nordic centers nearby with groomed trails and equipment available, or you can go alpine skiing at Mount Abram, Sunday River and Lost Valley.
Here are a few favorite things to do while staying at Wolf Cove Inn:
Kayaking and Canoeing –right from our private sandy beach with one of our kayaks or canoes.
Fishing - Right from our dock on Tripp Lake. Or use one of our Kayaks or Canoes. Maine residents under 16 years of age and nonresidents under 12 years of age may fish without a license. Dept of Fisheries fees
Boat Rentals - Nearby Thompson Lake Marina rents motor boats and sells fishing licenses.
Visit The NEW Oxford Casino offering slots, table games, and dining. Just five miles North of Wolf CoveInn.
Go Golfing... at any of the fine local golf courses.
Poland Spring Preservation Society
Home to The Maine State Building (1893), All Souls Chapel (1912) and host to a fabulous Summer Concert Series . The Poland Spring Preservation Park Recreational Trails are open year round and groomed for Cross Country skiing in the winter months.
Poland Mining Camps
Hiking Trails in the Local Oxford Hills Area
Harvest Hill Farms - Route 26 Harvest Hill Way, Mechanic Falls, ME 04256, 207-998-5485
Corn Maze, Maine maple syrup, locally grown meats and vegetables, Farmhouse Pizza and Deli.
McLaughlin Garden - 97 Main Street, South Paris, Maine 04281, 207-743-8820
Pineland Farms Visitors Center - Hiking, Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Snow shoeing, Tennis, Horseback riding, outdoor education. 15 Farm View Drive. New Gloucester, Maine. Outdoor Center: 207-688-6599. Visitors center 207-688-4539
Pineland Farms Events
Maine Wild Life Park - Just off Route 26 in Gray Maine
Maine Audubon Farm and Trails
High View Farm in Harrison - Maine offers Sleigh Rides
Alpine and Cross Country Skiing
Shawnee Peak Ski Area, Bridgton, Maine
Lost Valley Ski Area, Auburn, Maine
Mount Abram Ski Area, Locke Mills, Maine
Sunday River Ski Resort, Newry, Maine
Carter's XC Ski Center - Farm Center, Route 26 Oxford Maine
Maine County Fairs near Wolf Cove Inn
Oxford County Fair
North Waterford World's Fair
Aug 28 - Sept 5, 2011- Windsor Fair
Thompson's Orchard - 276 Gloucester Hill Road, New Gloucester, Maine 207-926-4738
Naples Sea Plane Rides - Daily Memorial day to Labor day then weekends to Columbus day 207-693-3736
The Songo River Queen Paddle boat ride on Long Lake in Naples 207-693-6861
Oxford Plains Speedway - Rt 26 Oxford, Maine 207-539-8865
Maine Tourism Calendar of Events