This is a great option to have cross-country skiing and snowshoeing right outside the back door of your lodging for a vigorous winter weekend of sport mixed with relaxation and luxury. Forty kilometers of Nordic trails leave from the inn. Rentals and lessons for cross country skiing and snowshoeing are available. Inn also has a health club with outdoor heated pool to ease weary muscles at the end of a day of skiing. Families with young children may rent a traditions pulk sled to pull a load of children behind adult skiers.
720 South Bridgton Road - ME Route 107Bridgton, ME, 04009Phone: 207-647-2425
Cross country ski and snowshoe through 27 kilometers of orchards and logging roads at this apple orchard. The farm's heated retail stand includes a rental operation with Nordic skiing equipment in all sizes, along with snowshoeing equipment, The trail system moves through the orchards and also connects with logging roads and travels on lands owned by Loon Echo Land Trust and on Bald Pate Mountain.
Groomed trails do not reach the summit, but the back country trek to the summit is often done by snowshoers and tougher skiers. Views include wonderful vistas and occasionally Mount Washington.
Seven miles of groomed and tracked Nordic trails, one single-mile track, one-half mile handicap trail, beautiful views of Norway Lake and distant mountains, and a staffed and equipped warming hut. Trails are easy to difficult. Free ski boots, poles, and snowshoes on site every day. Events include biathlons, skijors, ski clinics, and snowshoe races at Roberts Farm and other year round events (following Covid guidelines).
This ski center offers 55km of groomed trails along the Androscoggin River, into the woods and up Farwell Mountain with vistas of Sunday River, Carter Moriahs, and the Presidentials. Trail passes, lessons, rentals of cross country skis, snow shoes, fat tire bikes and pulk sleds. All trail passes are good at both Carter locations, in Oxford and Bethel. -
5092 Sugarloaf Access RoadCarrabassett Valley, ME, 04947Phone: 207-237-2000Toll-Free: 800-843-5623
Located in Maine’s western mountains, Sugarloaf is a big and a tall ski area. The Outdoor Center is the hub for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating. Rentals and lessons are available. Access to The Outdoor Center trails & activities is included with all regular lift tickets.
Skiing and snowshoeing allowed on 55 kilometers of mapped trails, Travel through woodland ecosystems and over brooks. The ski center is a yurt 2.5 miles from Dallas Hill Road on Saddleback Road. Several loops of trails offer a choice of distances for your expedition, from a short sprint to a full day outing. Dogs welcome. Nordic skis, snowshoes and fat tire bikes are available for rent.