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Kayaking on Highland Lake - in Falmouth ME

Rating: One-and-a-Half Stars - A sizeable lake that requires 3 hours+ for a round trip. Mostly developed shore lines but still plenty of green stretches. We photographed a bald eagle in flight over Highland Lake. Paddle time is one hour and 54 minutes.

  Put in at Lowell Farm Road
  in Falmouth ME.
Paddle around Highland
  Lake and return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 5.5+ miles
Highland Lake

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At the public acccess area to Highland Lake at Lowell Farm Road in Falmouth ME.
Trip date is July 2017.

Today's kayak buddy is the Boston Kayaker's wife.

The Boston Kayaker and wife just launched on Highland Lake in Falmouth ME.

From the launch, we veered right northwards.

A pontoon boat behind my wife's kayak.

A rower on an extra-long row boat.

Water-front house.

The plan is to stay close to the shore on our right and circle Highland Lake counter-clockwise.

We are paddling straight cutting off the cove on our right.

A plane parked on the banks of Highland Lake.

Past the cove with the airplane, we continue to follow the shore on right.

A powered boat on Highland Lake.

A couple of kayakers on Highland Lake.

A trio fishing from a canoe on Highland Lake.

Continuing northwards following the eastern shore on our right.

Getting close to the north end of Highland Lake.

I told my wife about the flying bald eagle . . .

A bald eagle in flight over Highland Lake.

In front is the northern end of Highland Lake.

Looking to my left, Highland Lake viewed from the north end.

We are now paddling westwards to get closer to the western shore.

Now paddling southwards with the western shore on our right.

A powered boat pulling a water skier.

Back to our launch ramp. Paddle time is 1 hour 54 minutes.