When Does Maine Snowmobiling Season Begin?
Friday, December 30th at 2pm — that’s when our brewpub and resort open for Maine snowmobiling season! In the meantime, The Forks Area Trails Club will be busy in the woods – cutting trees, setting up signage, and getting the groomers into tip top shape. What else? Well, we’ll be waiting for the snow to fall, of course! We will keep you updated every inch (or foot) of the way on Facebook and awaiting our first good groom. There’s nothing we can do but wait — and do snow dances, of course!
So, even though people are stoked to ride as soon as the snow starts flying, please be mindful. Our trails, in addition to most local trails, are not open yet and will not be until mid/end of December! The land owners for the majority of our trail system in The Forks are logging companies, and they have not switched to their winter logging operations yet. There may be plowed roads where the snowmobile trail will be located, but are not ready for our access yet. Please be aware and respectful of logging operations AT ALL TIMES. Logging companies ALLOW us on their lands and that is a privilege that we do NOT want to lose. We will keep you updated on everything snowmobiling on our Facebook page — including when our groomers go out for the first time, with continued trail conditions updates. Another great resource is this Facebook group for The Forks Area Trails Club.
What Can You Do While you Wait for Maine Snowmobiling Season to Begin?
Get excited — but hang tight. Get your favorite trailside cabin booked and keep your eye on our webcam. Support your local club, including The Forks Area Trails Club. Register your sled. Sign up for The Forks Trailmaster’s trail report below, coming to you weekly with no fluff – just straight snowmobile conditions – starting as soon as we groom. We’ll keep you posted with trail photos and ride videos right here, and on our recommended rides page.
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Maine snowmobiling season is coming…we’ll see you on the trails!