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Cross-Country Skiing in Maine

by Angelique Platas

Dec 31, 2019

Cross-country skiing. Photo: Michelangelo Oprandi | Dreamstime.com

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If walking through a winter wonderland is still on your list of things to do, Maine can definitely help.

For the best conditions and trails, head to these snow-covered locales.

Five Fields Farm in Bridgton sits in the foothills of the White Mountains and has offered cross-country skiing for more than 10 years. An easy hour-long ride from Portland, Five Fields boasts accessible trails for all skill levels.

Offering equipment rentals and lessons across a variety of snow-based activities, the Nordic Heritage Center offers more than 12 miles of trails, primed and ready for winter fun. Get warm in the lodge after taking on the easy, moderate or advanced trail.

Another famous name in the game, Sugarloaf really has it all. Skiers, snowboarders and all winter-loving adventurers in between know this outdoor center for its more than 55 miles of trail loops and Nordic skiing possibilities.

Over in Bethel, Bethel Village Trails offer miles of fun in the winter sun. Hit the cross-country skiing trails, no matter your experience level, and enjoy this corner of Maine’s winter wonderland landscape.

Check out Visit Maine for more cross-country ski possibilities.

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