Ski Maine

With average annual snowfall of more than 200 inches, Maine is a skiers paradise, whether your pleasure is Alpine or Nordic skiing.Picture of a Skier at Lost Valley Ski Area

Maine Downhill / Alpine Skiing

Main has nearly 20 Alpine ski areas and resorts that range from mid-sized family mountains to large full service year-round resorts.

Maine Alpine Ski Resorts

Ski Area Location Trails Lifts Night Skiing?
Baker Mountain Moscow, ME 5 1 Yes
Big Squaw Mountain Ski Resort Greenville, ME 9 1 No
Bigrock Ski Area Mars Hill, ME 35 5 Yes
Black Mountain of Maine Rumford, ME 35 5 Yes
Camden Snow Bowl Camden, ME 15 4 Yes
Eaton Mountain Ski Area Skowhegan, ME 18 2 Yes
Hermon Mountain Ski Area Hermon, ME 20 3 Yes
Lonesome Pine Trails Ski Area Fort Kent, ME 13 2 Yes
Lost Valley Ski Area Auburn, ME 15 3 Yes
Mt. Abram Ski Area Greenwood, ME 44 5 Yes
Mt. Jefferson Ski Area Lee, ME 15 3 Yes
Powderhouse Hill South Berwick, ME 1 1 Yes
Saddleback Ski Resort Rangeley, ME 66 5 No
Shawnee Peak / Mountain Ski Area Bridgton, ME 44 5 Yes
Spruce Mountain Ski Slope Jay, ME 11 3 Yes
Sugarloaf Mountain Resort Carrabassett Valley, ME 154 14 No
Sunday River Ski Resort Newry, ME 132 16 Yes
Titcomb Mountain Ski Area West Farmington, ME 16 2 Yes

Maine Cross Country / Nordic Skiing

There are over 500 km of cross country ski trails and over 20 Nordic ski centers in Maine. Many offer groomed trails and some accommodate both skiing and snowshoeing while others have dedicated snowshoe trails.

Maine Cross Country Ski Centers

Ski Area Location Trails Groomed Trails Other
Appalachian Mountain Club Lodge to Lodge Skiing Greenville, ME 150km 150km Backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, lodging, dining
Beech Hill X-C Ski and Snowshoe Center Wayne, ME 11km 11km Snowshoeing
Bethel Nordic Ski Center Bethel, ME 30km 30km Snowshoeing, lodging, dining, entertainment
Birches Resort Cross Country Skiing Rockwood, ME 40mi 40mi Snowshoeing, lodging, dining, hot tub, sauna
Black Mountain of Maine Rumford, ME 17km 17km Alpine sking, snowshoeing
Caribou Parks and Recreation Ski Trails Caribou, ME 8km 8km
Carter’s XC Ski Center Bethel, ME 55km 55km
Carter’s XC Ski Center Oxford, ME 40km 40km
Five Fields Farm Cross Country Skiing South Bridgton, ME 27km 27km Snowshoeing
Harris Farm Cross Country Skiing Dayton, ME 40km 37km Snowshoeing
Libby Hill Forest Trails Gray, ME 10K 6K
Maine Huts and Trails Carrabassett Valley, ME 45mi 45mi Snowshoeing, lodging, dining
Nordic Heritage Center Presque Isle, ME 20km 20km Night skiing, Snowshoeing, wax building
Maine Winter Sports Center – Tenth Mountain Ski Center Fort Kent, ME 25km 25km Night skiing, snowshoeing, wax building
Pineland Farms Outdoor Center New Gloucester, ME 48.1km 48.1km Snowshoeing, snowmaking on a training field
Rangeley Lakes Trails Center Rangeley, ME 65km 65km Snowshoeing, skijoring on 1 trail
Smiling Hill Farm Cross Country Skiing Westbrook, ME 25km 25km Snowshoeing
Sugarloaf Mountain Resort Carrabassett Valley, ME 90km 90km Snowshoeing, ice skating
Sunday River Outdoor Center Newry, ME 35km 35km Snowshoeing, dog trail
Titcomb Mountain Cross Country Skiing West Farmington, ME 14.5km 14.5km Snowshoeing

Cross Country Skiing on Public and Conservation Land

Many state parks and conservation properties also allow cross country skiing:

Picture credits: The picture of the skier on this page is courtesy of the Lost Valley Ski Area in Auburn Maine.

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