Snowboarding is a blast at ski areas, terrain parks in Western Lakes/Mountains
Black Mountain of Maine
39 Glover Road
Black Mountain of Maine is a family-oriented, affordable ski area. The Alpine ski and snowboarding area has a 1,150-foot vertical drop and is lit top-to-bottom for night skiing. The combined Upper and Lower Androscoggin Trails make up a solid blue intermediate run of almost a mile long. In all, there are 23 trails, including a glade. The mountain is served by two chair lifts and has more than 90 percent snowmaking coverage. Black Mountain’s terrain park features a wide variety of hits and rails. The novice area’s green trails and the Moose Run beginner area are great places to learn and play. Black Mountain of Maine has a fine Nordic skiing facility. Trails are groomed, whenever possible, for both skating and classic techniques. Black Mountain of Maine’s 17 kilometers of trails, with snowmaking on 4 kilometers, have something to offer for all abilities. The cross-country trails are also open to snowshoeing.
Mt. Abram Ski Resort
308 Howe Hill Road
Greenwood, ME 04289
This 1,150 foot vertical drop area has 41 trails, a terrain park, and snowtubing. There are six lifts.
976 Saddleback Mountain Road
Rangeley, ME 04970
This mountain, with 2,000 foot vertical drop and a summit elevation of 4,120 feet, has 60 trails, terrain park, and half pipe with five lifts.
Seacoast Snow Park
Windham, ME 04062
A terrain park and snowtubing venue with two lifts.
P.O. Box 113
Jay, ME 04239
A family area with a 300 foot vertical drop, 11 trails and three rope tows.
5092 Access Road
Carrabassett Valley, ME
An impressive 2,820 foot vertical drop with 131 trails, terrain park and half pipe. There are 15 lifts. Snowtubing, ice skating and dog sledding are also available.
15 South Ridge Road
With 128 trails, terrain park and 18 lifts on a 2,340 vertical drop Sunday River is a major mountain. You can also snowtube, ice skate and take a dog sled ride.
P.O. Box 138
West Farmington, ME 04992
A family ski mountain with 15 trails, terrain park, and three lifts on a 340 foot vertical.