Lakes & Mountains Maine Cross-Country Skiing
Lakes Mountains Maine X-Country Skiing Trails
Lakes Mountains Maine has a selection of cross-country ski areas that offer a variety of trails for any level, from beginner to the most experienced. The variety of alpine trails and beautiful scenery makes Maine a wonderful cross-country ski vacation destination. Ask us about Orford Maine X-Country Ski Vacations or share your Maine cross-country ski trail comments. To feature your Maine business contact us.
Maine Lakes & Mountain Nordic & Cross-Country Ski Areas
Bethel Inn Ski Touring Center
Bethel, ME 04217
A four season resort with X/C skiing, traditional inn & townhouse accommodations, championship golf, health club & outdoor heated pool, & conference center. 15k beginner, 5k intermediate, 13k advanced. Snowshoeing available.
Black Mountain of Maine
Rumford ME 04276
Black Mountain has been the site for cross-country skiing in the Rumford area for over 30 years. With trails developed by Chummy Broomhall, local two-time Olympian and designer of the Squaw Valley and Lake Placid Olympic trails, Black Mountain offers skiing for all abilities. The trails are groomed 15 feet wide each day for both skating and classic techniques. The area is known for having one of the East’s best racecourses, and was the site of the 2003 and 2004 Chevrolet US Cross Country Championships. Black Mountain also hosted the Banknorth Eastern High School Championships in 2004. The Center offers 35k of groomed trails, with snowmaking on 4 kilometers. During competitions, the spectator bridge provides a great vantage point to view, cheer, and take photos and is adjacent to the main lodge. Come inside to warm up by the fieldstone fireplace and grab a cup of coffee or hot chocolate and a snack from our affordable cafe.
Carter’s Farm XC Ski Centers
Oxford, ME 04270
Bethel, ME 04217
Two locations. Bethel – 50k beginner to expert trails with views of Sunday River and the Presidential Range. Oxford – 40k of beautifully groomed beginner and intermediate trails and one of the best XC equipment centers in New England. Snowshoeing available.
Five Fields Farm
RR2 Rte. 107
Bridgton, ME 04009
Cross-country skiing is a new venture for this Western Maine apple orchard. The trail systems start with the obvious loops around the orchard and connecting logging roads between them. Connecting links have been established with lands owned by Loon Echo on Bald Pate Mountain . While it is not possible presently to ski to the summit, a trek on snowshoes will yield a fine view which includes numerous ponds and lakes. The apple packing room is converted to a winter warming hut amd clothes changing area. There is a limited number of snowshoes and skis for rent. Snacks are available sufficient to restore your energy after your time outside. Instruction and terrain is available to start the inexperienced outdoor enthusiast.
Lost Valley Touring Centers
200 Lost Valley Rd.
Auburn, ME 04212
17.5k beginner. Snowshoeing available.
Mt. Abram Ski Resort
PO Box 240
Greenwood, ME 04255
Skiers and snowshoers will find several beginner alpine trails with connecting traverses for easier climbing to the top of the old T-Bar. Many of the newly constructed connecting trails follow old skidder roads through the mixed evergreen and deciduous forest offering endless possibilities to create your own loop trips of varying length. Outstanding views from Duane’s Retreat overlook East Bethel, ponds, and lakes in the region, and mountains of the Oxford Hills region.
32 Farm View Dr.
New Gloucester, ME 04260
Come and discover the natural beauty of Pineland Farms. Located in New Gloucester, ME, Pineland Farms has 25 Km of ski and snowshoe trails that stretch over 2,500 acres of pastoral farmland and rolling hills with remarkable views of Mt. Washington. Snowshoeing available.
Rangeley Lakes Trails Center
534 Saddleback Mountain Road
Rangeley, ME 04970
The new Rangeley Lakes Trails Center ( 524 Saddleback Mountain Road ) on Saddleback Mountain opened for the 2005/06 season with 35k of immaculately groomed loop trails. The trails are a minimum of 14â€™ wide, providing skating lanes and classic tracks on all sections. A Pacific Yurt warming hut is currently serving as the ski lodge until the permanent lodge is constructed. Ski rentals, wax, waxing benches, clothing, hot drinks and tempting snacks are available at the yurt.
Jay, ME 04239
5k trails. Snowshoeing available.
Sugarloaf/USA Outdoor Center
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947
The Sugarloaf Outdoor Center offers Cross-country skiing on 105k of the best-groomed trails in the East, a warm, comfortable lodge with magnificent views, skating rink, snowshoeing, and more. The Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails offer a great variety of treks through the beautiful Maine woods. The lodge area provides a perfect start for first time skiers. Novice skiers will enjoy a variety of beginner terrain; while more advanced skiers will find plenty of challenging terrain for both classic and ski skating. The groomed trail loops include routes through the village and lodging facilities at the base of Sugarloaf. The beautiful solar-heated lodge and newly constructed trailside-warming hut are friendly starting and stopping points during your day. Fresh baked muffins, simmering soups and stews, and hearty sandwiches are just a few of the refreshments you’ll find at the Bull Moose Cafe.
Sunday River Inn XC Ski Center
23 Skiway Rd.
Newry, ME 04261
Sunday River Cross Country Ski Center in Newry , Maine caters to family winter fun with innovative kids programs including Kâ€™s for Kids and Early Strides, skier friendly trail design and a sunny, inviting day lodge. Step off our sunny deck and you are on your way to enjoying our 40k network of Nordic ski trails. Our state of the art snow cat grooming equipment and dedicated staff enable us to provide the finest skiing surface despite ever-changing weather conditions. Tracks are set on all trails and most have skating lanes. The trails are designed concentric loops with easier terrain closest to the ski center. Winding through the woods, the trails pass picnic sites and lead to favorite destinations such as Artists’ Covered Bridge. Beginner and experienced skiers alike can find a comfortable route or a new challenge.
Titcomb Mountain XC Trails
Morrison Hill Rd.
W. Farmington, ME 04992
Newly renovated Nordic trails, totaling 15.4k. Titcomb supplements the gifts of Mother Nature with snowmaking. Private ski lessons at $15 an hour can usually be arranged without 24-hour notice and occasionally on very short notice. Please inquire if you are interested. Best of all, Titcomb Mountain is affordable and family-oriented. We offer a number of free and low cost programs for children and adult members. Visitors may still enjoy low prices.
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Maine Cross-Country Skiing by Region
Aroostook ME Cross Country Skiing
Fort Kent, Houlton, Presque Isle
Downeast & Acadia ME Cross Country Skiing
Bar Harbor, Blue Hill, Deer Isle, Eastport, Lubec, Cherryfield, Machias
Katahdin & Moosehead ME Cross Country Skiing
Bangor, Brewer, Greenville, Lincoln, Millinocket, Orono
Kennebec & Moose River ME Cross Country Skiing
Augusta, Skowhegan, Waterville, The Forks
Lakes & Mountains ME Cross Country Skiing
Auburn, Lewiston, Norway, Bethel, Farmington, Naples
Midcoast ME Cross Country Skiing
Bath, Boothbay Harbor, Camden, Rockland, Brunswick, Belfast, Searsport
Greater Portland ME Cross Country Skiing
Portland, Freeport, Yarmouth, Westbrook, Cape Elizabeth
South Coastal Maine Cross Country Skiing
Biddeford, Kennebunk, Kittery, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Wells, York