2017 Fat Tire Bike Festival, Rentals & Trails in Maine

Expand your biking Horizons Biking is great because it makes it possible to see more scenery in a much shorter time.  In the winter, traditional bicycles and mountain bikes can’t quite make it through the back country of Maine.  Enter:  fat tire biking, or “fat biking”.  The larger size of the tires make it possible … Read more

Maine ice skating rinks & ponds

Want to take the family out skating but don’t want to have to drive very far?  Here is a list of outdoor ice skating locations across the state- there’s sure to be one in your area! Bethel Inn Nordic Ski Center, 21 Broad St, Bethel, 207-824-6276,  Ski and snowshoe 35km, ski school, rentals, concessions, ice skating, … Read more

Snowmobile Directions to the Abandoned Locomotives in the Northern Maine Woods

Photo credit: The Snowmobile Enthusiast.

Ghost Trains of the Allagash

The snowstorms are coming and the trails are groomed- now it’s time for another exciting Maine outdoor adventure!  One of Maine’s most unique snowmobile destinations is the abandoned steam locomotives of the Eagle Lake and West Branch Railroad.  The locomotives are located on a plot of land between the shores of Eagle Lake and Chamberlain Lake in Piscataquis County.  The journey to see the trains by snowmobile offers views of

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Skijoring in Maine

Want to try a new outdoor adventure this winter?  Try skijoring!

What is skijoring?  It’s a creative combination between cross-country skiing and dog sledding.  Skiiers gear up, then attach a harness to their torso which is connected to a line attached to a dog or two, and off you go!  It’s a much faster way to view Maine’s beautiful back country, and provides

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Cross-Country Ski in Maine’s Parks and Preserves

Photo credit: Acadia National Park.

Explore the beauty of Maine’s backcountry on skis

Here is a list of all Maine parks and public reserved lands where you can x-c ski this winter!  Enjoy pristine natural beauty, and possibly have a chance encounter with some of Maine’s larger wildlife.  Moose and deer are

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