Your Winter Playground!

 Snow comes early and stays late in the Androscoggin Valley, making the region the perfect destination for winter sports-loving enthusiasts, while our hotels, inns, B&Bs, ski lodges and restaurants serve up relaxation and comfort after a fun day in the snow!

Superior Snowmobiling

Zoom along hundreds of miles of freshly groomed trails, through forests of fir and pine and across fields of pristine snow, all with gorgeous views of the surrounding countryside. Click here for snowmobile rentals. Click on the links below for up-to-date trail conditions reported by our local snowmobile clubs: 

Exceptional Downhill Skiing

With two major ski areas nearby and several more within easy driving distance, it’s easy to find slopes and conditions to your liking. Bonus: Breathtaking views of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range.  

Cross-country Skiing & Snowshoe Trails

Ski and snowshoe on groomed trails or strike off into fresh powder and experience the exhilaration of a wintertime jaunt that might include spotting the tracks of deer, foxes, rabbits or other animals. 

Conquer Mt. Washington on a SnowCoach

Experience winter on mighty Mount Washington by taking a SnowCoach tour! Driven on 4 wheels rather than tracks, guests are transported approximately 4,200 feet into a sub-arctic world. On clear winter days, see breathtaking views of the protected Great Gulf Wilderness and the Presidential Mountain range. Dress warmly – the weather on New England’s tallest peak is rather unpredictable!

Can You Say Mush?

For an outstanding adventure, bundle up and let a team of sled dogs pull you along beautiful snowy trails.

Family-Friendly Tubing

Our super slick tubing hills will have you and the kids screaming in delight!

Check out all the snow tubing fun at Great Glen Trails

Drop A Line

A time-honored tradition, ice fishing involves cutting a hole in the ice and dropping a line. Drive by any lake or pond in winter and you’re likely to discover that a colony of bob houses has popped up, snug little houses for hardy winter anglers.

Let’s Go Fat Biking

Don’t put your bike away just because it’s snowing. Fat bikes let you tackle our trails even during the winter months.  Plan your fat biking adventure at Great Glen Trails today! 

Cuddle Up

After a day playing in our winter wonderland get cozy with a cup of hot chocolate or a glass of wine by a roaring fire, relax over a hearty meal in one of our restaurants, and nod off to sleep in one of our welcoming lodging accommodations dreaming of doing it all again the next day.