Frye Island is located about three hours
north of Boston, MA in the State of
Maine. The lake in the center of the map below is Sebago Lake,
about 45 minutes from the Westbrook
area - a western suburb of Portland, ME. Frye
Island is in the lower center portion of Sebago, just off of
the Raymond Neck peninsula. See the steps below for more detail driving
The Town Hall is located on the second floor of the
Administration Building; you will find that
building immediately on the left as leave the Frye Island Ferry when it
arrives on the Island.
There is a
large map of the Island online that shows all
of the roads and lot numbers; that file takes a while to download.
Take Interstate 95 (I-95) north from Boston, MA. A short
distance into Maine I-95 turns into the Maine
Turnpike. Continue north on the Maine Turnpike.
Exit the Maine Turnpike (I-95) at Exit #48.
Turn right at the stop light immediately after leaving
the toll booth. You are now on Riverside Street. Continue
on Riverside Street for 1.5 miles. (it
is the road that parallels
I-95, but at such a distance you will lose sight of the
At a stop light, turn left on State Route 302.
Continue west on Route 302 for 18 miles.
Watch for a view of Sebago Lake on the
left (just after a Mobil gas station on the left side of
the road), then as you follow Route 302 to the top of the
following hill you should see a Frye Island sign on the
right side of road.
Turn left onto Hawthorne Road; continue
for 0.5 miles. You are now entering a section of land
referred to as Raymond Neck.
It is the finger of land sticking down into the water on
the above map Raymond Cape is at the end of the finger.
Turn left onto Cape Road; go for 4.6
Turn right onto Frye Island Ferry Road;
continue to the Ferry landing stop sign. The Ferry
typically runs on the hour and on the half hour (every 15
minutes during peak summer periods). More details on the
Ferry schedule are available.
If you don't have a ticket in advance from a property
owner, you can purchase a ticket from the Ferry mate
prior to boarding the Ferry. There are restrictions to
commercial vehicles during peak weekend periods; give the
office a call (207-655-4258) if you have questions.
There are many roads on Frye
Island, so you will need to get information from the
person you are visiting to assist you in finding their
cottage. There is a free telephone (limited to local
calls) on the outside wall of the trailer at the Ferry
landing that can be used to call you host for last minute