North of Weld, the 5,000 acre Mount Blue State Park has 35 miles of challenging snowmobiling trails through Maines rugged western mountains. The snowmobile trails connect with ITS89 and Avon. Keep an eye out for moose and other wildlife.
The snowmobiling at the Mount Blue State Park is 20 miles north of Rumford and west of Farmington, just north of Weld. To reach the trailhead from US 2, head north up SR142 to SR 156 in Weld. Continue up Center Hill Road veering left. On top, use the parking area on the right. Starting riding following the signage at the trailhead.
For snowmobiling near Mount Blue State Park and the rest of state, all riders, resident and non-resident alike, must register their snowmobiles in Maine to ride in Maine. Most of the registration money goes to the Snowmobile Trail Fund of the Department of Conservation. Registration information is available at (207) 287-2043. After registration, make sure to read the Maine Snowmobile Law Book. Note: it is illegal to ride ATVs on designated snowmobile trails.