How do I find a moose in Maine?
Correspondingly, where can I see moose in Maine?
Two of the best moose watching spots in the state are in The Maine Highlands region, Moosehead Lake and Baxter State Park. In and around Moosehead, moose outnumber people three to one, and it's no wonder why the lake got its name.
Likewise, how many moose are there in Maine? Maine's moose population is estimated to have fallen from 76,000 five years ago to between 60,000 and 70,000 today. New Hampshire's numbers have reduced nearly 50 percent, to about 5,000 moose.
Also, where would you find a moose?
Driving at dawn or dusk and looking in a swampy or shaded area are your best bets for spotting a moose. If you do see a moose remember to keep your distance. “No taking selfies with a moose,” Kjersti jokes. She advises moose spotters to keep their distance.
What kind of moose are in Maine?
Maine is home to the highest moose population in the lower 48 states and an icon of the Maine Woods. The scientific (taxonomic) name for moose is Alces alces americana, and describes the eastern or Taiga moose, 1 of 4 subspecies found in North America.