For non-motorized sports, we excel in our 45 miles of FREE cross-country ski trails winding through the peaceful woods. Stunning views of Katahdin can be found around any corner while skiing these trails. Some trails are wooded and protected on windy days while others are open and scenic. There are groomed tracks for traditional style skiing as well as back country trails where you may be the first to make tracks through fresh snow. Skiers can choose from several prime cross country skiing locations, with each location featuring solitude and unparalleled scenery.

Snowshoeing can be done almost anywhere! While some cross-country trails, such as the Bait Hole trails, have a separate area next to the track set for snowshoeing, many snowshoers prefer to break their own trails and experience the serenity of the Katahdin Region forests.

Katahdin Area XC Ski Trails
 Abol & Baxter State Park Trails
 Bait Hole Trail
 East Branch Sno Rovers Trail
 Matagamon Trails
 NEOC/Twin Pines Loop Trail
 Northern Timber Cruisers Trails


It is important to note that dogs are not permitted on the trails at the Bait Hole or Clubhouse. Baxter State Park also has a strict "No Pets" policy.

For daily reports and up to date cross country ski and snowshoe trail trail conditions check out the NEW blog at
Katahdin Ski & Snowshoe Conditions

For more information on these wonderful trails, along with daily reports on skiing conditions, contact Don Nodine at 207-723-4329 ... and make sure to thank him, he's one of the trail systems' originators, architects, groomers and a die-hard X-C skier!



Matagamon Wilderness
Street: Grand Lake Road, T6-R8
City: Patten
State: Maine
Phone: (207) 446-4635
Northern Timber Cruisers
Street: P.O. Box 269
City: Millinocket
State: Maine
Phone: 207-723-6203
Twin Pine Cabins at NEOC
Street: P.O.Box 669
City: Millinocket Lake
State: Maine
Phone: 800-766-7238 or 207-723-5523

Open year-round and located on Millinocket Lake just 8 miles from Baxter State Park with spectacular views of Mt. Katahdin our cabins are fully furnished and include all bedding, towels, full kitchens, gas grill and baths. They can sleep 4 to 14 people. All cabins come with a free canoe and use of the sandy beach, fire rings with free wood, docks, motor boat rentals, hot tub, large screen TV and ping pong. We offer guided moose and wildlife tours from our pontoon boat, canoe, touring kayak or van, fishing, whitewater rafting, guided hikes, snowmobile and snowshoe rentals in winter.

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