Steeped with history in the legendary sporting traditions, The Pines Lodge & Camps has served sportsman, families, & vacationers since 1884. The lodge known as “The Norway House” with lodge rooms, five comfortable rustic cabins plus two island cabins, one on Big Island, the other on Chain Island in the Sysladobsis watershed. The main land parcel offers almost 8 acres with over 1600’ of lake frontage, while Big Island offers.59 acres with 170’ and Chain Island offers 1.72 acres with 890’ of lake frontage. The American Plan is offered on the mainland while the island cabins are housekeeping but certainly you can boat over for an evening meal, if you choose. Guests on the mainland are summoned to the lodge dining room by the dinner bell for homemade delights and recounting adventures with fellow guests with many returning yearly. This Downeast watershed is renowned for miles of salmon and bass fishing, as well as endless paddling opportunities originating from the front dock. In Sysladobsis Lake and The Grand Lake Stream region salmon and bass abound. Brook Trout are also available to test even the most experienced fly fisherman in the nearby ponds and streams. Currently open from May thru the end of September. Boats, canoes, kayaks, and motors are available at the lodge. Years of history and sporting traditions have welcomed guests such as Andrew Carnegie and Calvin Coolidge to savor the magic and serenity of “The Pines” on Sysladobsis Lake.