Lewiston & Auburn: Together, the “Twin Cities” of Lewiston & Auburn have a population of nearly 60,000. They are split by the Androscoggin River and its Great Falls—and you can walk the Androscoggin River Walk between the two towns. The mile-long paved path stretches from a small park beside the Great Falls in Auburn to a pedestrian bridge that crosses the river to Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston. It’s a popular spot from which to watch the Liberty Festival on July 4th and the Great Falls Balloon Festival in August. It’s also the home of the Lake Auburn 5k & ½ Marathon in September around beautiful Lake Auburn.
Lake Auburn: Lake Auburn is a lake and reservoir in Auburn, Maine. The Lake has a total area of 2,260 acres (910 ha) and a maximum depth of 118 feet (36 m). It is the water supply for the Lewiston-Auburn area. The lake is closed to most recreational activity, including ice fishing and swimming. In 2013, the Lake experienced several algal blooms, though the fishing conditions were not harmed by the change in conditions.