Backcountry Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Exploring, and Safety

Backcountry Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Exploring, and Safety

Backcountry skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and other types of exploration are growing in popularity.  The solitude, breathtaking views and chance to make first tracks in the snow are prime reasons for adventure-seekers to head to remote mountain locations in the winter.  Those new to backcountry sports and exploration may not be aware of the dangers ofContinue Reading Backcountry Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Exploring, and Safety

Discover Maine’s Multi-Use Rail Trails

Discover Maine’s Multi-Use Rail Trails

Four Seasons of Fun! Multi-use rail trails are built on old railroad beds, making them solid and incredibly scenic.  Maine offers ten different multi-use rail trails for a combined 310 miles of outdoor adventure.  Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy ATV riding, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, hiking, horseback riding, off-road biking, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, walking and wildlife watchingContinue Reading Discover Maine’s Multi-Use Rail Trails

Snowshoe Trails in Maine’s Parks and Preserves

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 WITHContinue Reading Snowshoe Trails in Maine’s Parks and Preserves

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

Discover Maine’s Multi-Use Trails for Winter Recreation!
Photo credit: Sunrise Trail Coalition.

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

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