Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing
Winter in Moosehead is not just for snowmobilers.
More and more people are discovering the joys of cross-country skiing
and snowshoeing. There are more then 100 miles of groomed ski trails
just for you, along with miles and miles of ungroomed possibilities
In the center of the Moosehead Lake Region is famous
Moosehead Lake, which is surrounded by mountains, ponds, and forests.
Those traveling via cross-country skis and snowshoes enjoy gliding
through spruce and pine forests with incredible views of frozen
waterfalls, mountains, ponds and lakes. These sports provide the
perfect retreat for nature lovers wanting to catch a glimpse of
moose, deer, eagles, rabbits and other native animals, or the fun
of determining who made all the tracks that intersect your path!
Birding is an additional activity that skiers and snowshoers can
easily enjoy. Trekking in the Moosehead Region is peaceful, scenic
and a wonderful way to discover the many subtleties of the area.
Hiking trails are perfect for experienced snowshoers
as they can offer both visual and aerobic challenges not found on
flat terrain. Get out your map, stuff you backpack and enjoy the
Strap on your skis, or snowshoes, and discover why
these activities are growing in popularity.