Best Maine Cross Country Skiing Trails

Maine has 13 cross country skiing areas.

  September 25, 2018

Located in the US, the cross country skiing in Maine offers over ten good cross country ski and skate ski trail destinations. The best Maine cross country skiing based on popularity are considered to be Birches Trails, Rangeley Lakes Trails Center, Greenville Trails, Sugar Loaf Outdoor Center, and Carters XC Ski Center. For a detailed Nordic ski trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Maine cross country skiing trail below.

Where Can I Cross Country Ski In Maine?


Rangeley Lakes Trails Center

Near Sugarloaf in Rangeley Lake State Park, the Rangeley Lakes Trails Center has 55 km of groomed trails winding through hilly forested terrain. The trails are maintained by the Rangeley Lakes Cross Country Ski Club. This region in the western mountains of Maine has many logging roads and winter recreation trails. The more popular routes include...  MORE INFO

Bait Hole

Near Millinocket, skiers can enjoy 23 miles of trails and loops with access to the Northern Timber Cruisers Clubhouse (NTC), where a multitude of intermediate trails begin. The Katahdin Region boasts 45 miles of groomed trails that are accessible to cross-country skiers at no cost. Some trails are wooded and protected on windy days.  MORE INFO