Maine Adventure Travel Guide

Our latest adventures and your trip reports, from cabin to trail to river...

We have halted grooming operations on The Forks Snowmobile Trail System. There is some riding out of the Lodge, if you want to just get out and explore around on and off trail. You can ride up the hill behind the Lodge. There is some bare ground on a couple...

We still have about 20" of snow on the ground, but the warm daytime temperatures and strong sun are taking their toll on the trails. We have halted grooming operations in The Forks, but there is still enjoyable trail and off trail riding in the area. All 70 miles of...

We still have about 2 feet of snow on the ground, but the warm daytime temperatures and strong sun are taking their toll on the trails. Still decent trail riding, and fantastic off trail riding. With the daily springtime thaw and freeze cycle, hazards are popping up, such as some...

We still have a solid 30" of snow on the ground, and grooming is ongoing. Received a couple inches of snow and sleet on Wednesday. Groomers went out Wednesday night and flattened everything out while it was soft. Temperatures are well below freezing again, and the trails are in awesome...

The heavy traffic and warm temperatures this past weekend, beat the trails up pretty good. However, groomers were out Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights to flatten out the bumps. Things froze up hard again on Sunday night and most trail sections are in good shape with plenty of snow. There...

Overall, the riding is about as good as it gets! The 4" of snow we received on Monday has allowed the groomers to fine tune the trails, and they are in great shape. All 70 miles of The Forks Area Snowmobile Trail System are being groomed regularly with our 2...

 We received about 4" from Mondays storm. Just enough to freshen up the trails. All 70 miles of The Forks Snowmobile Trail System are being groomed regularly with our 2 Tucker Terra Sno-Cats. For this week, the entire trail system will be groomed on each of Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday,...

Sunday nights clipper dumped around 2 feet of new snow . We've got a great base of with some outstanding riding. All 70 miles of The Forks Snowmobile Trail System will be flattened and packed on Monday night. For the rest of the week, the entire trail system will be groomed...

Looks like we have about 6" of new from the latest storm (Thursday afternoon). Still snowing off and on. We will groom the entire 70 mile trail system Thursday night, as well as on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday nights. The base is generally flat and hard, and this fresh...

Last Thursdays warm temperatures and rain knocked our snowpack down a little, but there is still plenty to work with. We were able to groom out the entire trail system while it was still soft, and it hardened up nice and flat in most places. There are thin and icy...

With school vacation week coming up, this weeks Recommened Ride, is a short 20-mile circuit up to The Forks and back along The new Kennebec River Trail:THE KENNEBEC RIVER LOOP (20 miles)Ride the rear trail out of Northern Outdoors to the junction of ITS 87. Take ITS 87 north to the ITS 86 junction on the Boise...

When I pulled out my snowmobile gear in December, I found a receipt in my snow pants for gas that shocked me for a couple of reasons. First, the date on the receipt said April 5th, 2008. In all the excitement of  getting ready for winter it had escaped me...

Warm temperatures and rain on Thursday knocked down the snowpack some, but we still have plenty on the ground (24" to 30" in most places). We were able to groom all 70 miles of The Forks Snowmobile Trail System on Thursday night before the big freeze up. Our groomer operators...

We have about 30" of snow on the ground. Trail conditions continue to be prime. All 70 miles of The Forks Snowmobile Trail System are being groomed on a regular basis, with our 2 Tucker Terra Sno-Cats.  This week the entire trail system will be groomed on each of Monday,...

We have about 36" of snow on the ground. We continue to experience prime trail conditions. All 70 miles of The Forks Snowmobile Trail System are being groomed on a regular basis, with our 2 Tucker Terra Sno-Cats. For the remainder of the week, the entire trail system will be...

We knew we had an Iceman in our midst, and it was only a matter of time before the story broke outside our cozy lodge in the Forks, in the dead of Maine's winter. Our Northern Outdoors Snowmobile Club Trailmaster is none other than Jim Yearwood, longtime Northern guide, avid snowmobiler,...