"This property is great for kids. We had 6 kids (ages 1-8) so having the separation from one side of the house to the other worked very well for naps and bedtime. We would close the breezeway doors and be able to play games and laugh at night without having to worry about waking the kids. Heaven knows they needed a good night's rest after playing hard all day in the sun! The property is so close to the water that I could sit on the deck and still watch the kids play in the shallow water. I noticed a couple other reviews mentioned the easy-entry to the water and I couldn't agree more... convenient for the kids and stays shallow far enough for them to go out to the driving platforms on their own. Our family is big enough that we rented the next door cabin as well, which was very nice so we had a nice-sized area of water between the 2 docks to set a perfect physical boundary for the kids to play in safely. My husband fished everyday, which he LOVED, and it was great that he could go in the morning and afternoon for a couple hours without having to be gone all day since it was so convenient to stop back at the cabin as needed. Over the years vacationing here, he has found multiple fishing holes and says one thing he likes about Pokegama is even if it's a windy day, you can still always find a place tucked away to fish because of the size and shape of the lake. The owner's flat-bottomed pontoon in great for fishing with the kids too and it's the kind of fishing that is great for kids... You get a bite most every cast! Downfall is, lot of little ones, but the kids don't care about that. We fish for blue gills. Another plus if the fishing side of things, there is not a lot of traffic! The lake is so huge that we probably just didn't notice other fisherman. Our cabins give us private lake access so we didn't even run in to other tourists which was perfect for our private family getaway! We used the kayaks everyday as well; great bonus.
We keep thinking we should go somewhere else for our family trip, but we continue to love it enough every year that we keep coming back! Why change a good thing I guess! ?"
Date of Stay: July 2015
Review Submitted: July 25, 2015