Snowmobile Directions to the Abandoned Locomotives in the Northern Maine Woods

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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

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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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Snowshoe Trails in Maine’s Parks and Preserves

Explore Maine’s backcountry this winter on foot Maine has 42 parks and preserved lands that offer snowshoeing opportunities.  Snowshoeing is a great way to explore the Maine outdoors in the winter, making it possible to reach remote areas that are closed to motorized vehicles this time of year. MAINE PARKS & PUBLIC RESERVED LANDS WITH … Read more

Discover Maine’s Multi-Use Trails for Winter Recreation!

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Re-purposed railroad beds for recreation

Maine has 10 different multi-use rail trails available for four seasons of outdoor recreation.  Multi-use rail trails are build on old railroad beds, making them ideal for recreation trails.  Maine’s 10 multi-use converted rail trails offer a combined 310 miles of get-up-and-go outdoor adventure!

In the winter months, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy

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