Events all over the Great State of Maine!

Check out all of our events during the February 13-15, 2015 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend!

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Event Category

Time

Distance

Cost ($)

Venues

Organizers

Reset Filters

Past Events

Events List Navigation

September 2014
$39

Zipline Tours, Carrabassett Valley

September 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Zipline Tours will be offered each day during the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, September 26 - 28.
Sugarloaf Mountain,
5092 Access Road, Carrabaassett Valley, ME 04947 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a thrilling, high speed cruise through the woods with Sugarloaf’s zipline tours. You’ll start at the top of the Skidway Lift and zip your way over Gondi Brook and across the path of the former Sugarloaf Gondola, all while strapped in securely 20-30 feet above the ground. Each tour lasts 1 hour. $39 pp. Call 207-237-6875 for reservations.

Find out more »
$12

Scenic Lift Rides, Carrabassett Valley

September 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Scenic Lift Rides open Saturday & Sunday
Sugarloaf Mountain,
5092 Access Road, Carrabaassett Valley, ME 04947 United States
+ Google Map

Think Sugarloaf is awesome in the winter? Then you MUST see it in the fall – sign up for a scenic lift ride during the Sept Great Maine Outdoor Weekend!

Find out more »
Free

Sneak Peek of the Hobbs Farm Trail, Acton

September 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hobbs Farm,
Acton, ME United States

Come see what a group of dedicated volunteers can do! We have been hard at work this spring and summer to create a loop trail on the Hobbs Farm property in Acton, Maine. The trail takes you through field and forest and alongside a beautiful wetland. While not completely finished, please join us to celebrate what has been completed and envision what is still to come. Pack a picnic lunch to eat in the field and enjoy cookies and iced tea…

Find out more »
Free

Central Maine Paddle with MOAC

September 28, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Meeting Place for MOAC Paddle,
130 Shaker Rd, Gray, ME 04039 United States
+ Google Map

A flotilla of DOG-FREE canoeists and kayakers will paddle a small lake in the Gray-New Gloucester-Poland area and eat lunch at a secluded beach. One of a series of Paddle-n-Picnic trips. Suitable for either canoes or kayaks of any sort. Part of the Maine Outdoor Adventure Club’s participation in the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. Easy paddling at an easygoing, relaxed pace. Good fall foliage paddling. Total mileage will be between three and six. After take-out, the trip will finish at a…

Find out more »
Free

Celebration of the Sun, Acadia

September 28, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for a solar celebration for the whole family. Learn about the sun from astronomy enthusiasts, and observe features of our closest star through equipment specifically designed for safe solar viewing. Weather permitting.

Find out more »
$6 for adults/$3 for children

Fall Foliage Festival at Four Seasons, Madawaska

September 28, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Four Seasons Lodge,
425 Spring Street, Madawaska, ME 04756 United States
+ Google Map

Level: Easy

Find out more »
Maine Residents age 12-64, $4.50 each; Non-residents age 12-64, $6.50 each; Non-resident seniors 65+, $2.00 each; Ages 5-11, $1.00 each; Under age 5 and 65+, Free.

Bog Walk at Sebago Lake, Naples

September 28, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturday & Sunday
Sebago Lake State Park,
11 Park Access Road, Casco, ME 04015 United States
+ Google Map

This one and a quarter mile hike follows the edge of Horseshoe Bog, a natural glacial kettle hole. An active beaver lodge and many species of birds can be viewed during the hike as we discuss the varying ecosystems that exist in and around the bog. Please bring sturdy footwear. Snacks will be provided.

Find out more »
Free

Lost and Found at Curtis Farm Preserve, Harpswell

September 28, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Use a map and compass to follow a treasure hunt at Harpswell Heritage Land Trust’s Curtis Farm Preserve. Experienced educators will teach you how to use a map and compass, and then you will have the opportunity to set off on a real family adventure! This event is part of a series of Harpswell Family Outings, a collaborative effort of the Harpswell Recreation Department, Harpswell Community Nursery School and Harpswell Heritage Land Trust. Free and open to all. Directions: Follow Harpswell…

Find out more »
$5

Fall Foliage Bike, Hike, & BBQ, Fort Kent

September 28, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
10th Mountain Ski Center,
33 Paradis Circle, Fort Kent, ME 04743 United States
+ Google Map

Level: Easy to Moderate

Find out more »
Suggested donation $5 for adults. School-age children are free.

Turtles of Maine, Alton

September 28, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hirundo Wildlife Refuge,
35 Hudson Road, Alton, ME 04468 United States
+ Google Map

Jean Adamson, turtle rehabilitator, will share her knowledge and admiration for these shy and often elusive reptiles. She will discuss the species of turtles in Maine, turtle biology, dangers facing turtles, and conservation efforts. Jean has a degree in natural resources with a major in natural history and was a founding member of Turtle Homes, a turtle conservation effort. Meet at the Parker Reed shelter in Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 1. Call for registration by September 27. Directions to Gate…

Find out more »
$45/ per person

Paddle to Fort Gorges Sea Kayak Tour w/ Portland Paddle

September 28, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portland Paddle,
Cutter St., Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map

Fort Gorges, a Civil-War-era fort in the middle of Casco Bay, is one of the most fascinating places to explore in the area and it’s only accessible by small boat! This tour lands at the Fort and allows plenty of time for exploration. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you all about the Fort’s storied history. Catch the same tour on Friday morning from 9:30am to 12:30pm!

Find out more »
Free

Mushroom Walk & Talk, Castine

September 28, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greenbie Natural Area,
Castine, ME United States
+ Google Map

Blue Hill Heritage Trust is offering a fascinating and factual foraging adventure with mycologist David Porter on Sunday, September 28 from 1-3 pm at Greenbie Natural Area in Castine. Though secretive and mostly out of view, the kingdom of fungi is revealed in the fall after a good rain in spectacular displays of mushrooms. On the walk along the Greenbie trail in Castine, participants will observe numerous fall mushrooms and cover the basics of mushroom identification. You will also become…

Find out more »
Free

Skowhegan Fall Fest 2014, Skowhegan

September 28, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends while experiencing what our great state and community have to offer. This free event for all ages will be held at Lake George Regional Park on the west side. There will be trail tours, scavenger hunt, rock climbing wall, arts n crafts, kayaking and canoeing. Lake George Regional park is located on Route #2 between Skowhegan and Canaan.

Find out more »
Free

Sylvan Trail Guided Walk, Saco

September 28, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sylvan Trail,
150 Flag Pond Rd, Saco, ME 04072 United States
+ Google Map

Come take a walk with local biologist and outdoor enthusiast Joe Yuhas. This will be a great opportunity to learn about our local flora and fauna at one of our favorite trails. We will be meeting at the Sylvan Parking Area at 2:00pm on Sunday September 28th, 2014.  The Trail is about two miles long and will be walked at a relaxed pace that should take 1 to 1-1/2 hours. Sylvan Trail is noted for is mixed topography of open…

Find out more »
Free with park admission

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park Welcome Tour, Freeport

September 28, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park,
426 Wolfe Neck Rd., Freeport, ME 04032 United States
+ Google Map

Guided nature walk to get to know the things that live in the park’s forest and on its shores on this eye-opening tour. 2:00 PM – meet at circle of benches by second parking lot, 1 hour program, weather permitting. Free with park admission.

Find out more »
Free

Guided Tour of Natural Communities, Bangor

September 28, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northeast Penjajawoc Preserve,
Bangor, ME United States

Hike the beautiful Northeast Penjajawoc Preserve trails in Bangor with leader Shirley Ellis. You’ll find four different natural communities on this preserve. You’ll find a hidden treasure that is located very near the highly-developed Bangor Mall area. It’s a perfect spot to get away for a brief period from a hectic day of shopping. Full trail hike is 1.7 miles. Directions: From Stillwater Avenue near the Bangor Mall, drive north about a mile on the Kittredge Road to the end…

Find out more »
Free

Samuel Hutchinson Homestead Property Dedication, Litchfield

September 28, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Small-Burnham Conservation Area,
Litchfield, ME United States
+ Google Map

The Samuel Hutchinson Homestead Conservation Area encompasses 142 acres of fields, woods, wetlands, and streams that are now protected by a conservation easement. Thank you Mark and Lindsay Nelsen! Mark and Lindsay Nelsen and Jean-Luc Theriault, KLT Stewardship Coordinator, will lead hikes after a short dedication. After the hikes we will visit over cider, apples and donuts. **We will meet at the Small-Burnham Conservation Area parking lot on the Pine Tree Road RAIN Date, Monday, September 29, 5:30-6:30 (only in…

Find out more »
$38/ per person

Sunset Sea Kayak Tour on Casco Bay, Portland

September 28, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - September 30, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until September 28, 2014
Portland Paddle,
Cutter St., Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map

Dusk is the most beautiful time to be on the waters of Casco Bay. We’ll take a leisurely paddle just far enough into the islands to have a panoramic view of the sun setting over the city as we paddle back to the beach. The Sunset Tour is happening throughout the entire weekend – catch it on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday evening from 4:30 – 6:30.

Find out more »
$26 Adults, $20 Seniors (62 and older), $15 Juniors (14 and under).

Night Sky “Under the Stars” Boat Cruise, Bar Harbor

September 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Friday & Sunday
Bar Harbor Whale Watch,
1 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map

Join Abbe Museum Educator, George Neptune, as he shares information and stories about the Passamaquoddy and their relationship with the stars as the boat cruises into Frenchman Bay. Limited to 125 passengers. $26 Adults, $20 Seniors (62 and older), $15 Juniors (14 and under). Call 207-288-2386 for reservations. Weather-permitting.

Find out more »
February 2015
Free for most events

Winterfest in Biddeford!

February 6
|Recurring Event (See all)
A full weekend of fun in Biddeford!
Downtown Biddeford,
Main Street , Biddeford, ME 04005 United States
+ Google Map

Winterfest is a three day event held in Downtown Biddeford, Maine February 6,7 and 8.

Find out more »
Free for most events

Winterfest in Biddeford!

February 7
|Recurring Event (See all)
A full weekend of fun in Biddeford!
Downtown Biddeford,
Main Street , Biddeford, ME 04005 United States
+ Google Map

Winterfest is a three day event held in Downtown Biddeford, Maine February 6,7 and 8.

Find out more »
Free

Animal Tracking Snowshoe, Jonesboro

February 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Winter is a great time to look for animal tracks and scat, and that’s just what we’ll be doing. Join Downeast Coastal Conservancy Executive Director Rich Bard at Tide Mill Creek Preserve to search for signs of wildlife. This will be a fun hike for children and adults. No reservations are required, but this snowshoe is weather and condition dependent. Please call 207-255-4500 or visit www.facebook.com/downeastcoastalconservancy after 10am on February 6 for an event update.

Find out more »
Free

Where’s Wildlife in Winter? Scarborough

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Broadturn Farm,
388 Broadturn Rd. , Scarborough, ME 04074 United States
+ Google Map

On Saturday, February 7, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., join Scarborough Land Trust for a winter nature walk on the Silver Brook Trail at Broadturn Farm entitled, “Where’s Wildlife in Winter?” The event is free, and will include activities for kids. The walk will be followed by hot cocoa in the barn, and a visit with Broadturn farmers.

Find out more »
$1.50 for adults and youth age 12 to 64, all others free

Winter Family Fun Day, Weld

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mt. Blue State Park,
299 Center Hill Road, Weld, ME 04285 United States
+ Google Map

Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, sliding, tote sled & hay rides and nature walks. Warming hut and lunch. Ski and snowshoe trailer on site for free equipment loans. Instructions in skiing, ice skating and snowshoeing. Winter camping Demo. Outdoor nature center activities.

Find out more »
Free for most events

Winterfest in Biddeford!

February 8
|Recurring Event (See all)
A full weekend of fun in Biddeford!
Downtown Biddeford,
Main Street , Biddeford, ME 04005 United States
+ Google Map

Winterfest is a three day event held in Downtown Biddeford, Maine February 6,7 and 8.

Find out more »
Adult Lift Tickets $45 ~ Student Lift Tickets $35 Ski/Snowboard Rental $25 ~ Helmet Rental $5 ~ Learn to Ski or Ride $62 Package

Outing Club Ski Day, Sugarloaf

February 8 @ 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Sugarloaf Mountain,
5092 Access Road, Carrabaassett Valley, ME 04947 United States
+ Google Map

Come ski with T3! Friends, supporters, and outing clubs welcome to ski at Sugarloaf for a discounted rate and fundraise a bit for Teens To Trails.

Find out more »
Free

Nature’s Footprints in the Snow, Falmouth

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Warm-up event for the February 13-15 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend! “Natures Footprints in the Snow” Riverpoint Conservation Area Travel with us across the new River Point Bridge for an afternoon of trekking and tracking. Bring your own snowshoes and join us on a guided hike of this unique conservation property that is home to much wildlife and search for “natures footrprints”. We will have hot cocoa, snacks, and activities for all ages and you may explore the trails on your…

Find out more »
Free

Vaughan Woods Group Hike, Hallowell

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vaughan Homestead,
2 Litchfield Road, Hallowell, ME 04347 United States
+ Google Map

Bring your snowshoes, ice cleats, or hiking boots and join KLT board and staff members and Vaughan Homestead Foundation staff in the Vaughan Woods for a group hike

Find out more »
Tickets are $17 in advance (students $14 with school ID) and $20 (students $17) at the door one hour before the shows.

Banff Mountain Film Fest, Portland

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sunday & Monday at 7PM
State Theater,
609 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map

Get inspired for all the winter adventures during the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend at the Banff Mountain Film Festival! We are pleased to announce that the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will be returning for its thirteenth year to Portland on Sunday, February 8th and Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 7 pm at the State Theatre.   There will be a different film menu shown each evening.  The Banff program, including intermission, is approximately three hours.  Tickets are available at…

Find out more »
Tickets are $17 in advance (students $14 with school ID) and $20 (students $17) at the door one hour before the shows.

Banff Mountain Film Fest, Portland

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sunday & Monday at 7PM
State Theater,
609 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101 United States
+ Google Map

Get inspired for all the winter adventures during the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend at the Banff Mountain Film Festival! We are pleased to announce that the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will be returning for its thirteenth year to Portland on Sunday, February 8th and Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 7 pm at the State Theatre.   There will be a different film menu shown each evening.  The Banff program, including intermission, is approximately three hours.  Tickets are available at…

Find out more »
Suggested Donations only for Trail fees and Rentals

Katahdin Woods and Waters Head North Ski Days, Patten

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015

Beginning February 12 thru February 15th we will greet cross country skiers at the Trail Head of our newly opened Cross -country ski trails along the East Branch of the Penobscot River. We will have ski rentals available through the Maine Winter Sports Trailer on a first come first served basis each day from 10 am till 3 pm. We will keep a campfire burning with free some mores for toasting. Ski Rentals and trail use fees are by suggested…

Find out more »
Free

Hike Three Preserves on Deer Isle

February 13
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015
Deer Isle,
Deer Isle ME United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy the incredible beauty of Deer Isle while hiking three very different Island Heritage Trust Preserves – Settlement Quarry, Shore Acres and Scott’s Landing over the course of the weekend. Photograph yourself at the specified view. Settlement Quarry: View from overlook map toward Isle au Haut. Shore Acres: view from trail overlooking the islands in Greenlaw Cove. Scott’s Landing: view of the bridge. Bring photos from all 3 hikes to Healthy Island Project’s sledding party at the Island Country Club on Sunday, February 15th at 2:30 p.m. The first five groups (or individual if you hiked by yourself) reporting in will win a prize!

Find out more »
Free

Mt. Agamenticus Winter StoryWalk! York

February 13 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Self-guided adventure happening throughout the February 13-15 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend!
Mt. Agamenticus Lodge,
Agamenticus Rd., York, ME 03909 United States
+ Google Map

The StoryWalkTM program combines the benefits of physical activity, time outdoors in nature, literacy and family time by taking children’s books and posting them, in pieces, along a recreational path or hiking trail. Discover this winter’s NEW feature: “Stickeen”, by John Muir, as retold by Donnell Rubay and illustrated by Christopher Canyon. To find the StoryWalkTM, start at the Mountain Road base parking area. Follow the pages along the western side of the Ring Trail to Witch Hazel Trail and finish near the summit.

Find out more »
Free

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?, York

February 13 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015

Enter York’s inaugural snowman sculpting contest and have some fun in the snow this winter! Build a snowman this weekend or before the February 23rd deadline and post a picture to facebook.com/yorkmaine with the hashtag #Yorkmaine. Prizes for the top three pictures with the most “likes”. Voting ends February 27th.

Find out more »
Free

Snowshoe Hike at The Basin Preserve, Phippsburg

February 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come join Nature Conservancy staff on Friday, February 13th for a six-mile snowshoe/hike at the Basin Preserve in Phippsburg, Maine – a 1,840 acre, forested mid-coast gem that is Conservancy’s largest coastal preserve in Maine. Participants will snowshoe through mixed hardwood forests and rare pitch pine woodlands, while traversing low granite ridges and skirting frozen wetlands and bogs. On our excursion, we will also pass through the Sprague Pond Preserve, owned and managed by Phippsburg Land Trust. The snowshoe is…

Find out more »
FREE!

Tic Tac Snow!, Mount Desert Island

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camp Beech Cliff,
264 Beech Hill Road, Mount Desert, , ME 04660 United States
+ Google Map

TIC TAC SNOW – A Winter Treasure Hunt
For ages 3-6 and their caregivers.
Venture out to explore the wonders of nature in winter! Join an Acadia National Park Ranger for this outdoor program to discover signs of the season. Take a closer look at plants, water and animal life. Please be prepared for snow and cold weather to enjoy the outside activities. Groups of 6 or more need to call in advance. Camp Beech Cliff will be hosting a free campfire with s’mores after the ranger program

Find out more »
FREE (State Park entrance fee is $3)

Winter Hike on Bald Rock, Camden Hills, Lincolnville

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Camden Hills State Park,
280 Belfast Road/US Route 1, Camden, ME 04843 United States
+ Google Map

Join other Friends of Baxter State Park members for a winter day hike in the Camden Hills! We’ll climb Bald Rock in Lincolnville and enjoy sweeping views over a wintry Penobscot Bay

Find out more »
Suggested Donations only for Trail fees and Rentals

Katahdin Woods and Waters Head North Ski Days, Patten

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015

Beginning February 12 thru February 15th we will greet cross country skiers at the Trail Head of our newly opened Cross -country ski trails along the East Branch of the Penobscot River. We will have ski rentals available through the Maine Winter Sports Trailer on a first come first served basis each day from 10 am till 3 pm. We will keep a campfire burning with free some mores for toasting. Ski Rentals and trail use fees are by suggested…

Find out more »
Free

Snowshoe Long Cove Headwaters, Searsport

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come explore a range of forest types, several wetlands and look for signs of snowshoe hare, deer, moose, raccoon and other wildlife. The two loop trails on the preserve are easy to moderate in pace. The group will decide together to explore the blue loop only or the red loop as well. All participants should meet in the Tozier’s Parking lot on RT 1 in downtown Searsport. We will carpool from there.

Find out more »
Free

Looking Up and Down on the Trail at La Verna Preserve, Bristol

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
La Verna Preserve,
(Past) 590 ME-32, Pemaquid, ME 04558 United States
+ Google Map

Hike to the spectacular view of Muscongus Bay at the beautiful La Verna Preserve with a joint (PWA) and (DLWA) hike called Looking Up and Down on the Trail.

Find out more »
$210-$295 (sliding scale)

Winter’s Retreat into the Heart: Nurture through Nature, Denmark

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - February 15 @ 11:00 am
Nurture Through Nature,
77 Wilton Warren Road, Denmark, ME 04022 United States
+ Google Map

Come Meet the Love of Your Life on this special winter offering in Maine.
This retreat is especially for the tender hearted, the sentimental and the hopeless romantic. We will bathe ourselves in winter’s stillness and beauty on a yoga~meditation retreat intended to comfort and fill your own heart. Be guided in how to meet the love of your life, the one you have been waiting for all these years; you~~~ sweet, sweet you.
Offerings include restorative yoga, guided meditation, The Work of Byron Katie, snowshoeing, a wood~fired sauna steam bath, intentional circles both in community and in solitude, and space for reflection.
Package cost: Includes all programming, breakfasts, dinners and 2 nights shared eco~cabin or yurt: Self~assessed sliding scale: $210-$295
Lunches are on your own and each cabin and yurt provides kitchen/cooking amenities.
Snow shoe rentals are available for $10 per day.
Space is limited for this intimate circle. Please send your non~refundable $100 deposit to Nurture Through Nature, ATTN Marie Lander, 602 Main Rd, Eddington, Maine 04428

Find out more »
Free

Snowshoe Corea Heath Preserve, Prospect Harbor

February 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Corea Health Preserve,
Corea, ME United States
+ Google Map

Friday, Feb. 13 – Snowshoe (or hike) the Corea Heath Preserve at 3 pm. Follow the 1.3 mile, mostly level, loop trail through mixed forest of hardwoods, spruce, fir and pine, including a beautiful stand of the fire-dependent jack pine. Roaring Brook flows through the preserve and widens into extensive wetlands open water edge, a large beaver lodge and multiple dams. Meet in the Preserve parking lot on Route 195. Directions: From Coastal Route 1 in Gouldsboro, take Route 195…

Find out more »
Free

Group Cross Country Ski Session, York

February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Highland Farm Preserve,
Cider Hill Road, York, ME United States
+ Google Map

The Agamenticus Ski Club welcomes grades 1-8 to join them for their final cross country ski session before the youth championships! All are welcome to join in a free group ski or just stop by and check out the program.

Find out more »
Free

Dedication of Bruce Fox Memorial Ice Rink, Norway

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bruce Fox Memorial Ice Rink, Norway,
58 Cottage Street, Norway, ME 04268 United States
+ Google Map

Please join us as we dedicate the Town’s Ice Rink to the Bruce Fox Memorial Ice Rink!
Bruce flooded, resurfaced and cleared snow off the rink since 1994, he was our ‘Ice Man’ and is missed by so many.
Ice Skates are available at no charge in the New Balance Warming Hut; Come enjoy skating under the stars or relax and socialize by the bonfire. Hot chocolate, coffee and popcorn will be provided, please bring a healthy snack to share for the Potluck Munchie Table.

Find out more »
Free

Twilight Walk on the Eastern Trail, Biddeford

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Our twilight walk will start at the trail head at the rear of the Southern Maine Health Care Hospital parking lot. Depending on the trail conditions and weather we will hike, snowshoe or cross country ski in the direction of the Arundel town line at a leisurely pace with stops to point out local features of the area. The route will include a pond that has seen a great deal of beaver activity, with evidence visible from the trail. We…

Find out more »
Free

{RESCHEDULED} Owl Prowl Night Hike, Boothbay Harbor

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Penny Lake Preserve,
Boothbay Harbor, ME United States
+ Google Map

** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED, DATE TBA. Please contact Tracey Hall (thall@bbrlt.org) to be put on a notification list for this event. Bundle up and listen for owls on this magical hike at Boothbay Region Land Trust’s Penny Lake Preserve. During the one mile walk through field and forest we will attempt to call in owls while learning more about their habits and habitat. This event is free and best suited for adults and older children. Snowshoes or ice…

Find out more »
Free

Cycling Peru’s Cordillera Blanca Mountain Range, Freeport

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
L.L.Bean’s Discovery Park & Flagship Retail Store Campus,
95 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032 United States
+ Google Map

Bill Yeo will be presenting a multimedia show about his October 2014 cycling expedition to Peru’s Cordillera Blanca mountain range. The presentation will showcase multiple ascents over 16,000 ft. while the riders battled altitude headaches, heat exhaustion, snow and freezing rain, numerous flat tires and chicken feet in their soup. Peru offers some of the best cycling in the world and you will be convinced as you watch the rider’s race down 35 mile switchback descents that pass stunning emerald…

Find out more »
Free

Hike Three Preserves on Deer Isle

February 14
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015
Deer Isle,
Deer Isle ME United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy the incredible beauty of Deer Isle while hiking three very different Island Heritage Trust Preserves – Settlement Quarry, Shore Acres and Scott’s Landing over the course of the weekend. Photograph yourself at the specified view. Settlement Quarry: View from overlook map toward Isle au Haut. Shore Acres: view from trail overlooking the islands in Greenlaw Cove. Scott’s Landing: view of the bridge. Bring photos from all 3 hikes to Healthy Island Project’s sledding party at the Island Country Club on Sunday, February 15th at 2:30 p.m. The first five groups (or individual if you hiked by yourself) reporting in will win a prize!

Find out more »
Free

StoryWalk by Arundel Parks & Rec

February 14
|Recurring Event (See all)
The Arundel Parks & Recreation Department invites you to enjoy a StoryWalk which will be in place on the grounds of Mildred L. Day School from Saturday, 2/14/2015 until Sunday, February 22, 2015. Depending on snow cover, and ground conditions, bring your skis, snowshoes, or just boots to walk in.
Mildred L. Day School,
600 Limerick Rd, Arundel, ME 04046 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a leisurely walk, and read a book with your family along the way! The Arundel Parks & Recreation Department invites you to enjoy a StoryWalk which will be in place on the grounds of Mildred L. Day School from Saturday, 2/14/2015 until Sunday, February 22, 2015. Depending on snow cover, and ground conditions, bring your skis, snowshoes, or just boots to walk in.

Find out more »
nominal park entry fee

Winter Camping & Snowshoeing, Camden

February 14 - February 15
Camden Hills State Park,
280 Belfast Road/US Route 1, Camden, ME 04843 United States
+ Google Map

Are you new to backpacking? New to winter camping? Join us for an easy snowshoe to a shelter and spend the night. Enjoy a meal around a campfire and sleep overlooking the ocean. Hike out in the morning possibly via a longer route. Contact leader for full details and equipment requirements. This trip is part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend.

Find out more »
free, but bring all of your own gear

Cross Country Ski Tour, Aldermere Farm

February 14 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 pm
Aldermere Farm,
20 Russell Avenue, Rockport, ME 04856 United States
+ Google Map

A guided cross country ski tour through the beautiful open pastures and woods of the Aldermere Farm property in Rockport. There are two opportunities: an hour and a half long ski tour which includes skiing on Lily Pond or a shorter 30 min. tour that is more manageable for people who are new to snowshoe and cross country skiing. RSVP required at 236-2739 or jlucas@mcht.org. Meet at the main farmhouse at 20 Russel Ave. first to talk about the trails then…

Find out more »
Free

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?, York

February 14 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015

Enter York’s inaugural snowman sculpting contest and have some fun in the snow this winter! Build a snowman this weekend or before the February 23rd deadline and post a picture to facebook.com/yorkmaine with the hashtag #Yorkmaine. Prizes for the top three pictures with the most “likes”. Voting ends February 27th.

Find out more »
Free

Mt. Agamenticus Winter StoryWalk! York

February 14 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Self-guided adventure happening throughout the February 13-15 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend!
Mt. Agamenticus Lodge,
Agamenticus Rd., York, ME 03909 United States
+ Google Map

The StoryWalkTM program combines the benefits of physical activity, time outdoors in nature, literacy and family time by taking children’s books and posting them, in pieces, along a recreational path or hiking trail. Discover this winter’s NEW feature: “Stickeen”, by John Muir, as retold by Donnell Rubay and illustrated by Christopher Canyon. To find the StoryWalkTM, start at the Mountain Road base parking area. Follow the pages along the western side of the Ring Trail to Witch Hazel Trail and finish near the summit.

Find out more »
Free

Ice fishing Derby #1 Pond, Sanford

February 14 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
#1 Pond in Sanford,
Riverside Street , Sanford, ME 04073 United States
+ Google Map

We have Bait, Hot choc, Coffee and donut holes. Sponsored in part by Maine Dept of Conservation and the SHS Sportsman Club

Find out more »
Free

Family Fishing Day, Princeton

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pocomoonshine Lake,
Princeton, ME United States
+ Google Map

Family day of Ice Fishing with a bonfire, Hotdogs, Hot Chocolate, free ice traps to use, bait
local Guides will be their to help people to learn how to Ice fish

Find out more »
FREE

Winter Interpretive Walk & Sledding Party; Hallowell

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vaughan Homestead,
2 Litchfield Road, Hallowell, ME 04347 United States
+ Google Map

Fall in love with the outdoors on Valentine’s Day this year! Join Maine Master Naturalist volunteers to explore the winter world in the Vaughan Woods at 9 am, then pack up your family and join us at the Homestead for a sledding party at 1pm. For the interpretive walk, park at by the barn and then meet at the grange/shop behind it. Be prepared to be outdoors for up to 2 hours. Snow shoes or ice cleats may be necessary depending on trail conditions. For the sledding party, park at the Homestead or the Litchfield Road trailhead and find us on the hill between the Homestead Gate and the trailhead. For both events, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Find out more »
$65

Backtracking Bobcat, Mount Agamenticus-York

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mt. Agamenticus Lodge,
Agamenticus Rd., York, ME 03909 United States
+ Google Map

This workshop will reveal a few of this feline’s secrets to help you learn from its wily ways. Spend the day with a snow tracking specialist traversing bobcat haunts and searching for evidence of this elusive animal. Cost for this day long program $65 and is open to adults and interested teens 16 +.

Find out more »
Free

Snowshoe Trek to Sebago Lake, Standish

February 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Sebago Lake Ecology Center, Standish,
1 White Rock Road, Standish, ME 04084 United States
+ Google Map

Trek to Sebago lake on Valentine’s day February 14th: 9:30-11! Sponsored by the Portland Water District.

Find out more »
Free

Snowshoe Hike at Perley Pond-Northwest River Preserve

February 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Snowshoe Hike at Perley Pond-Northwest River Preserve in Sebago as part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. Meet on Folly Road at 9 AM. Snowshoes or traction devices, food and water recommended. Approximately 2 hours. Easy to Moderate. FMI visit www.LELT.org, email jon@lelt.org or call 207-647-4352.

Find out more »
Free

Love to Ski, Greenville

February 14 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
AMC Greenville Office / Maine Wilderness Lodges,
15 Moosehead Lake Road, Greenville, ME 04441 United States
+ Google Map

Get outside – cross-country ski on AMC trails with your sweetheart and others to heated Yurt where hot chocolate and treats await! Round trip 7 to 8 miles on groomed trails. Bring your own lunch/drink and gear. Your heart will love you for it!

Find out more »
Free

Naturalist Walk at the Clark Preserve, Kennebunk

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clark Preserve,
120 Emmons Rd, Kennebunk, ME 04043 United States
+ Google Map

On Saturday, February 14, from 10:00am to 12 noon join Tony Liguori and Gordon Collins to explore the Eastern Trail and KLT’s Clark Preserve. The walk will focus on plants and animals in the middle of winter in a mixed conifer hardwood forest. The Clark Preserve, adjacent to the Eastern Trail, is a forested 90-acre tract that has over 2,000 feet of frontage along the Kennebunk River. Directions to the Eastern Trail and the Clark Preserve: From the intersection of…

Find out more »
FREE

Snowshoe hike on Sawyer Mtn. Nature Trail, Limington

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sawyer Mtn: Rte. 117 Trailhead,
Cape Road/Rte. 117, Limington, ME United States
+ Google Map

Join Francis Small Heritage Trust’s Dick Jarrett for a snowshoe-hike on Sawyer Mountain’s Nature Trail.

Find out more »
$10 suggested donation for 4:30 to 6:30 reception

8th Annual Maine Ski Heritage Classic, Sugarloaf

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sugarloaf Mountain,
5092 Access Road, Carrabaassett Valley, ME 04947 United States
+ Google Map

An all day celebration of Maine’s skiing heritage and history at Sugarloaf ski area! 10-4 at Sugarloaf Base Lodge-4:30-6:30 at Sugarloaf Inn.

Find out more »
Free!

Cross Country Ski Tour, Hancock

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunrise Trail Gateway,
8 Railroad Sliding Rd, Washington Junction Rd, Ellsworth/ Hancock, ME 04640 United States
+ Google Map

Join the Down East Sunrise Trail and East Coast Greenway Alliance for their first official cross country ski tour on the Down East Sunrise Trail in Hancock County, Maine. This slow-paced trek is dependent on snow. If conditions are not suitable for skiing, the event will be rescheduled for the following Saturday with snow. The tour is free and open to all. Two options are available, a 4 and 8 mile trek, both of which are supported by a snow…

Find out more »
Free

Take Your Sweetheart into the Woods, Andover

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Akers Ski Barn,
Akers Way, Andover, ME 04216 United States
+ Google Map

Take Your Sweetheart into the Woods on a snowshoe walk in Andover. Rick Churchill will share his unique insights on the wonders of nature. Chili lunch will follow. Meet at the Land Trust office at 9:30AM to car-pool or at Akers Ski barn in Andover at 10AM.

Find out more »
Free!

Wildlife Tracking Walk, Alfred

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Massabesic Forest,
End of Ida Jim Road, off Mouse Lane, Alfred, ME 04002 United States
+ Google Map

Bundle up and come explore Alfred’s woods as we look for wildlife tracks! Learn to find tracks, and use their shape, size, pattern and other clues to solve wildlife mysteries… Dress for the weather – snowshoes optional.
The walk is free but pre-registration is required. Sign up at the Alfred Town Hall or register by emailing amy@finalrune.com

Find out more »
Free

Winter Sports and Fun, Perry

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pottle Tree Farm,
507 South Meadow Road, Perry, ME 04667 United States
+ Google Map

The Strongheart’s annual Winter Sports and Fun event is back at the Pottle Tree Farm in Perry. The event is free! No matter the weather there is something wonderful to do– cross country ski, sled, skate, hike, or snowshoe.

Find out more »
Free!

Tracking Along the Saco, Fryeburg

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Benecchi Property,
North end of Menotomy Road, Fryeburg, ME 04037 United States
+ Google Map

This is a snowshoe trek through the woods to the Saco’s frozen shores – who knows wonders we will find?! We’ll plan to meet at the north end of Menotomy Road at 10 am, but please arrive earlier with enough time to don snowshoes (bring your own), and come dressed for the weather!

Find out more »
Free

Snowshoe on the Philbrick Trails, Skowhegan

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Philbrick Trails, Skowhegan,
1-23 Joyce St., Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
+ Google Map

Snowshoe on the Philbrick Trails in Skowhegan with Somerset Woods Trustees director Joe Dembeck.
Celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with a mile-long heart-healthy walk on buffs overlooking the Kennebec and through quiet stands of hemlock with local biologist, Joe Dembeck.
Philbrick Trail owed by Somerset Woods Trustees and maintained by the Skowhegan Recreation Center provides a peaceful refuge in the midst of a busy village center. In winter, local residents enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and dog walking on the crisscrossing loops among the hemlocks.
Meet us at the parking lot at the end of Joyce St. near the Skowhegan Water Treatment plant at 10 am. Dress warmly.

Find out more »
Free

Winter Sports on Bauneg Beg Lake, Sanford

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The TREE Center,
5 Dunaway Drive, Sanford, ME 04073 United States
+ Google Map

In conjunction with the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, the TREE Center invites all ages to join us for our public Grand Opening of our Experiential Education Center and some exciting Winter fun! Along with our recreation activities like ice fishing, skating, and snowshoeing, you will also be able to view wildlife displays, go for a nature walk through our trails, build a fort or snowman, try winter archery, or win prizes at our snowshoe race! Don’t like the cold weather?…

Find out more »
Free

Snowshoe at Branch Lake, Ellsworth

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Branch Lake, Ellsworth Forest,
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
+ Google Map

Saturday, Feb 14 – Snowshoe, cross country ski or hike at Branch Lake (Ellsworth Forest) 10 am. The one to three mile forested trail has beautiful lake views. Directions: From Ellsworth, follow Route 1A approximately 6 miles. Watch for the Philips Farm sign on left. Branch Lake Public Forest Access Rd. is the next left. Questions? Please contact simon.lamoine@gmail.com

Find out more »
Free

Winter Sporting Festival, Freeport

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
L.L.Bean’s Discovery Park & Flagship Retail Store Campus,
95 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032 United States
+ Google Map

The Freeport campus will come alive on February 14th, come on out and join the fun. Try out the latest XC skis on classic & skate tracks behind the Bike, Boat & Ski store. Rossignol will have some of their elite Nordic skiers on site to demonstrate how beautiful Nordic skiing is and will share tips to improve your technique. Have you ever wanted to try a fat bike? Saturday from 10:00 – 4:00 vendors will be on site with…

Find out more »
Free for Maine Audubon members/ $7 General Admission

Maine Audubon Winter Carnival, Falmouth

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center,
20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
+ Google Map

Join Maine Audubon for our second annual Winter Carnival! We will be launching the first book in our new children’s book series, A Snowy Owl Story (in partnership with Islandport Press) Saturday, February 14, 2014 10 am – 2 pm Free for members $7/general admission • Outdoor activities, including scavenger hunt, story walk, snow science station and giant snow shelter • Snowy owls interactive display, readings and book signing • Snowshoe rentals • Indoor arts & crafts • Learn about…

Find out more »
Suggested Donations only for Trail fees and Rentals

Katahdin Woods and Waters Head North Ski Days, Patten

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015

Beginning February 12 thru February 15th we will greet cross country skiers at the Trail Head of our newly opened Cross -country ski trails along the East Branch of the Penobscot River. We will have ski rentals available through the Maine Winter Sports Trailer on a first come first served basis each day from 10 am till 3 pm. We will keep a campfire burning with free some mores for toasting. Ski Rentals and trail use fees are by suggested…

Find out more »
Free

Spruce Mountain Sled-In, Livermore Falls

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Livermore Falls Recreation Field,
Livermore Falls, ME United States
+ Google Map

The Spruce Mountain Sled-In is an annual community event in Livermore Falls, Maine. Held each year on the second Saturday in February and sponsored by the Livermore Falls Downtown Betterment Group, the event provides fun and food for all ages. Located on the town Rec Fields, the Whistlestop snowmobile trail traverses the site, so you can ride your sled right to the festival. Parking is available for those who drive. Hundreds of folks come to our events, which include sliding,…

Find out more »
Free

Winterfest Ice Skating Party on #1 Pond, Sanford

February 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
#1 Pond in Sanford,
Riverside Street , Sanford, ME 04073 United States
+ Google Map

Ice skate on #1 Pond. We’ll be blasting the tunes and firing up the grill. All is free – 11am-12:00 noon
Dress warm and bring your skates. We have a few pairs for those who don’t have any.

Find out more »
Free

Snowshoe Hike & Cookout, Canaan

February 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Strap on your snowshoes and join the Skowhegan Parks & Recreation Department for a hike in the park.

For those that don’t have snowshoes there will be a limited number available to use on a first come first serve basis.

After a short hike we will roast hotdogs on the grill. This is a free family event.

Find out more »
$10 for snowshoe rental, $15 for Sauna

Snow Shoe & Sauna Steam Bath, Denmark

February 14 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Nurture Through Nature,
77 Wilton Warren Road, Denmark, ME 04022 United States
+ Google Map

Experience an invigorating, peaceful, guided excursion in the lakes region and Saco River valley. Explore a hiking trail or walk through unmarked, snow covered woods, fields and along waterways. We offer snow shoe rentals for $10. Experience our temple in the woods, a circular, cedar-lined, wood~fired sauna near our spring fed mountain brook. Relax, release and detoxify.

Find out more »
Free

Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Celebration, Holden

February 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fields Pond Audubon Center,
216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, ME 04429 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for some fun in the snow (if no snow, we’re still a go!). We’ll have snowshoes available for exploring our fields and trails, sleds for playing like otters, some ice on our frog pond to explore, and warm drinks inside. The Maine Discovery Museum will be joining us for wintry hands-on science and art. All ages welcome! Saturday, February 14, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. ​Location: ​Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden Cost: Free

Find out more »
$5-15

Wild Winter Fun Day, East Orland

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery, East Orland,
306 Hatchery Rd., East Orland, ME 04431 United States
+ Google Map

Celebrate Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Saturday, Feb. 14, with the Wild Winter Scramble and Wildlands Snowshoe Run! The Winter Scramble, from 1-3 pm, is an obstacle course on Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery’s nature trails – fun for the whole family! Cost is $5/person or $15/family. Proceeds will help send local 7th graders to Camp Kieve! The Wildlands Snowshoe Run is a 4.9-mile run or walk on snowshoes (conditions permitting), starting at noon at the fish hatchery.

Find out more »
Free

Ice Skating, Damariscotta Skating Rink

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Round Top Farm,
3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta, ME United States
+ Google Map

Come celebrate winter at the Damariscotta River Associations’ Round Top Farm Community Ice Skating rink! Public skating, sledding and trails (weather permitting) are all available

Find out more »
FREE!

Whiskeag Trail Nordic Ski and Snowshoe, Bath

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McMann Athletic Fields,
Congress Ave & Aegis Dr , Bath, ME 04530 United States
+ Google Map

On Saturday, February 14, participants are welcome to join experienced skiers and snowshoers at the McMann Athletic Fields in Bath. Skiing and snowshoeing starts at 1:00 pm and includes instruction, hot cocoa, and adventure!

Find out more »
free

Explore the Middle Goosefare, Saco

February 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Middle Goosefare Trail Network,
742 Portland Rd, Saco, ME 04072 United States
+ Google Map

Explore the Middle Goosefare with Saco Valley Land Trust and Saco Bay Trails
Whether you are a diehard winter enthusiast or a fan of woodstoves and hot cocoa, this is a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors just minutes from downtown Saco. Celebrate the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend with members of Saco Valley Land Trust and Saco Bay Trails on a guided walk of the Middle Goosefare, a hidden gem of the Saco area.

Find out more »
$7 suggested donation per person

Center for Wildlife & Mount A Present: “Seeking Sweethearts”, York

February 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mount Agamenticus,
Mount Agamenticus, York, ME United States
+ Google Map

Did you know that owls begin looking for mates and selecting nesting sites as early as February? Join us in the Mount A Learning Lodge to learn about native owls, their nesting habits, and how to chat with owls during this vocal time of year. We’ll meet some local representatives up close, and following the program, head onto the trails for a moonlit snowshoe hike! This program is open to all ages, and has a $7 suggested donation which goes…

Find out more »
Free

Valentine’s Day Snowshoe Dance, Freeport

February 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
L.L.Bean’s Discovery Park & Flagship Retail Store Campus,
95 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032 United States
+ Google Map

Bring the entire family and come on out to shake it with your snowshoes on at L.L.Bean’s Discovery Park in front of the Flagship store in Freeport. It is Valentine’s Day and we will have a professional DJ playing music with disco lights flashing so you can show off your best moves. At the end of the dance there will be a dance-off with some great prizes. Hot chocolate and snacks will be served throughout the event and there will…

Find out more »
Free, $5 contribution appreciated

{CANCELLED} Valentines Day Contra Dance, Norway

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Norway Grange,
15 Whitman St. , Norway, ME 04268 United States
+ Google Map

Contra Dance with the Don Roy Trio at the historic Norway Grange, the very hall where Mellie Dunham and Nat Noble used to play. Bill Olson Calling the dance.

Find out more »
Free

Hike Three Preserves on Deer Isle

February 15
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015
Deer Isle,
Deer Isle ME United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy the incredible beauty of Deer Isle while hiking three very different Island Heritage Trust Preserves – Settlement Quarry, Shore Acres and Scott’s Landing over the course of the weekend. Photograph yourself at the specified view. Settlement Quarry: View from overlook map toward Isle au Haut. Shore Acres: view from trail overlooking the islands in Greenlaw Cove. Scott’s Landing: view of the bridge. Bring photos from all 3 hikes to Healthy Island Project’s sledding party at the Island Country Club on Sunday, February 15th at 2:30 p.m. The first five groups (or individual if you hiked by yourself) reporting in will win a prize!

Find out more »
Free

StoryWalk by Arundel Parks & Rec

February 15
|Recurring Event (See all)
The Arundel Parks & Recreation Department invites you to enjoy a StoryWalk which will be in place on the grounds of Mildred L. Day School from Saturday, 2/14/2015 until Sunday, February 22, 2015. Depending on snow cover, and ground conditions, bring your skis, snowshoes, or just boots to walk in.
Mildred L. Day School,
600 Limerick Rd, Arundel, ME 04046 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a leisurely walk, and read a book with your family along the way! The Arundel Parks & Recreation Department invites you to enjoy a StoryWalk which will be in place on the grounds of Mildred L. Day School from Saturday, 2/14/2015 until Sunday, February 22, 2015. Depending on snow cover, and ground conditions, bring your skis, snowshoes, or just boots to walk in.

Find out more »
Free

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?, York

February 15 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015

Enter York’s inaugural snowman sculpting contest and have some fun in the snow this winter! Build a snowman this weekend or before the February 23rd deadline and post a picture to facebook.com/yorkmaine with the hashtag #Yorkmaine. Prizes for the top three pictures with the most “likes”. Voting ends February 27th.

Find out more »
Free

Mt. Agamenticus Winter StoryWalk! York

February 15 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Self-guided adventure happening throughout the February 13-15 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend!
Mt. Agamenticus Lodge,
Agamenticus Rd., York, ME 03909 United States
+ Google Map

The StoryWalkTM program combines the benefits of physical activity, time outdoors in nature, literacy and family time by taking children’s books and posting them, in pieces, along a recreational path or hiking trail. Discover this winter’s NEW feature: “Stickeen”, by John Muir, as retold by Donnell Rubay and illustrated by Christopher Canyon. To find the StoryWalkTM, start at the Mountain Road base parking area. Follow the pages along the western side of the Ring Trail to Witch Hazel Trail and finish near the summit.

Find out more »
$10 per person, includes lunch. Under 10 years of age FREE

Wind Tower Snowmobile Ride & Lunch, Andover

Guided sled tour up to the Roxbury wind towers. Chili, hotdogs, and drinks provided at the clubhouse on return from the ride and are included in the price. Register at the Clubhouse ($10.00 per person, kids under 10 free) between 8 am and 9:30 am the day of the ride, or preferably, pre-register by contacting Dick Merrill (392-3481, rwmerrill4@roadrunner.com). Price break for pre-registraing Club members is $8.00 per person, kids under 10 free. YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET TO PARTICIPATE…

Find out more »
Free

{Cancelled} Winter Kids Carnival! Waterboro

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gobeil Park, E Waterboro,
537 Maine 5, East Waterboro, ME 04030 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for 4 hours of Winter fun during the Ice Fishing Derby! Games include Snow Castle Building, Tug of War, Freeze Tag, Snowman Ring Toss, Snow Hurdle Relay, Treasure Hunt, Tic-Tac-SNOW and MORE! Everyone wins a prize and the entire event is FREE!

Find out more »
Free

{CANCELLED} Historic Snowshoe Hike at Androscoggin Riverlands Park, Turner

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Androscoggin Riverlands State Park,
Off Center Bridge Road, Turner, ME United States
+ Google Map

** THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED On February 15th please join the Androscoggin Land Trust for a guided snowshoe hike that will reveal the fantastic history of a once thriving Turner village that in 1927 was destroyed by the rising waters caused by the construction of the Gulf Island dam. Led by Judy Marden, a longtime ALT board member and co-led by ALT member Nancy Long, hikers can choose to do the easy 2.2 mile loop to the picnic meadow and back,…

Find out more »
Free

Snowshoeing is a Family Affair!, Norway

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Roberts Farm Preserve,
64 Roberts Road, Norway, ME United States
+ Google Map

The “family that plays together stays together” is a good adage for why snowshoeing as a family can be an enriching activity to foster healthy values and enrich relationships. Join Carl Costanzi, Program Coordinator of “5210 Let’s go! Oxford County”, for a fun adventure as he leads you on your way to enjoy the trails at Roberts Farm. Snowshoeing is a great way to enjoy the outdoors in wintertime, get some exercise and have fun at the same time. So……

Find out more »
Free, $5 suggested donation.

Snowshoeing & Cross-country skiing at HVNC with NRCM, Jefferson

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hidden Valley Nature Center,
131 Egypt Road, Jefferson, ME 04348 United States
+ Google Map

Join the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) on Sunday, February 15, 2015 for our annual snowshoe and cross-country ski event at the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson. Please meet us at the HVNC entrance at 131 Egypt Road at 10:00 a.m. The event will end around 1:00 p.m. NRCM and HVNC staff will join you for a few hours of winter fun to celebrate the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend on the miles of groomed and backcountry trails at…

Find out more »
Suggested Donations only for Trail fees and Rentals

Katahdin Woods and Waters Head North Ski Days, Patten

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 15, 2015

Beginning February 12 thru February 15th we will greet cross country skiers at the Trail Head of our newly opened Cross -country ski trails along the East Branch of the Penobscot River. We will have ski rentals available through the Maine Winter Sports Trailer on a first come first served basis each day from 10 am till 3 pm. We will keep a campfire burning with free some mores for toasting. Ski Rentals and trail use fees are by suggested…

Find out more »
$30

Febtoberfest Brew and Shoe! Limerick

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gneiss Brewing Company,
94 Patterson Road , Limerick, ME 04048 United States
+ Google Map

Celebrate winter with us and explore the 8.5 acres of wilderness that surrounds Gneiss Brewing Company. We will be leading snow shoe tours around the property and serving up an impressive lineup of beers to warm you up! We will have smoked bratwurst from Woody’s Sports Grille and soft pretzels by Sweet & Savory Bakehouse on hand as well.

Find out more »
Free

Snowshoe or Hike, Lamoine

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Partridge Cove Road, Lamoine,
129 Partridge Cove Rd, Lamoine, ME 04605 United States
+ Google Map

Sunday, Feb. 16 — Snowshoe (or hike) at 139 Partridge Cove Rd. in Lamoine from noon to 2:00 pm. A unique opportunity to explore this .91 mile trail on privately owned preserved land. The well marked trail winds through woods dominated by tall pine trees. Questions? Please contact: simon.lamoine@gmail.com

Find out more »
Free

Winter Fun, Deer Isle

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Island Country Club, Deer Isle,
Deer Isle , ME United States
+ Google Map

Bring your sleds, skis, snowshoes, and winter enthusiasm to the Island Country Club for some family fun! We will have some snowshoes for people to use. Hot cocoa will be available.

Find out more »
$5 for FKOC members, $10 for Non-members

Snowshoe Hike and Wienie Roast with S’Mores, Ft. Kent

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fort Kent Outdoor Center,
10th Mountain Lane Fort , Kent, ME 04743 United States
+ Google Map

We will hike the trails around the venue, enjoy the scenery, stop to roast wienies, then stop again to roast s’mores. Food, hot chocolate and water will be provided.

Find out more »
Free

Off the Beaten Path at Walden-Parke Preserve, Bangor

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Walden-Parke Preserve,
Partridge Ln, Bangor, ME 04401 United States
+ Google Map

Come join the Bangor Land Trust on Feb 15th at 1:00 to explore some of the lesser known trails of Walden-Parke Preserve! Bring your snowshoes or cross country skis and an adventurous spirit for some fun winter exploring.

Find out more »
Free

{CANCELLED} Snowshoe Trek at Mousam River Wildlife Sanctuary, Kennebunk

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

On Sunday, February 15, experienced woodsman and KLT Board member, Scott Gasperin, will lead a snowshoe trek at Mousam River Wildlife Sanctuary beginning at 1:00pm and ending at 3:00pm.

Find out more »
Free

Cocoa on the Cliffs, Bethel

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mt. Will,
Bethel, ME United States
+ Google Map

Join Mahoosuc Pathways and their partner the Bethel Conservation Commission for an afternoon hike up to the spectacular South Cliffs of Mt. Will.

Find out more »
Free

{CANCELLED} Explore:Crystal Spring Farm, Brunswick

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Crystal Spring Farm,
277 Pleasant Hill Road, Brunswick, ME 04011 United States
+ Google Map

For all youngsters, aged 4-11, who want to try snowshoeing, tracking, and other winter adventure-skills. Join the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, and mentors from the BHS- Outing Club and Bowdoin Outing Club for an afternoon of outdoor exploration.

Find out more »
Free (With Park Admission)

Winter Birds at Wolfe’s Neck, Freeport

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park,
426 Wolfe Neck Rd., Freeport, ME 04032 United States
+ Google Map

Discover the needs and adaptations of the park’s birds during the winter months on this guided nature walk through the tranquil nature of Wolfe’s Neck Wood State Park!

Find out more »
Free

Guided Nature Walk with Ron Joseph, Carrabassett Valley

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Airport Trailhead, Carrabassett Valley,
1236 Carrabassett Dr., Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947 United States
+ Google Map

Join Maine Wildlife Biologist Ron Joseph as he takes you on a gentle guided snowshoe through the woods to Stratton Brook Hut. During the hike, he will offer his expertise in different areas, such as: tree identification, animal tracking, birds and other ecological topics and can answer any questions that come up. The snowshoe trip is approximately 2.3 miles in length.

Find out more »
free, donations to the land trust welcomed

{RESCHEDULED} Snow Shoe Across Witt Swamp, Norway

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm

One mile gentle snowshoe loop across the frozen bog connection Witt Swamp and Shepard’s Farm Preserves, Norway.

Find out more »
free, donations to the land trust welcomed

{RESCHEDULED} Candlelight Snowshoe at Roberts Farm Preserve, Norway

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Roberts Farm Preserve,
64 Roberts Road, Norway, ME United States
+ Google Map

Explore a 1k section of the snowshoe trail at Roberts Farm via the gentle light of ice luminaria. We have snowshoes for free loan, you should bring headlamps. Dogs on leash or voice command welcome.

Find out more »
Free!

{RESCHEDULED} Duck Box Valentines, Unity

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kanokolus Bog Preserve,
Adjacent to 700 Albion Road, Unity, ME 04988 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a snowshoe on the new trail system at Kanokolus Bog Preserve as we conduct our annual winter visit to the Preserve’s duck nesting boxes. The boxes will be checked for signs of 2014 nesting success, then cleaned out and spruced up in preparation for the springtime return of wood ducks and mergansers. Approximately 1.5-mile snowshoe (or walk, as conditions demand) followed by hot cocoa and cookies.

Find out more »
Course Fees: $20 Donation per person (Non-Member) 20% for Penobscot Valley Ski Club Members $17 50% Discount to Orono Land Trust and Hirundo Wildlife Refuge members $10 (purchase your membership for this benefit!)

{RESCHEDULED} Cross-country Ski Clinic, Alton

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hirundo Wildlife Refuge,
35 Hudson Road, Alton, ME 04468 United States
+ Google Map

** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 21ST Bring your success story, questions and concerns about your ski practice to this follow up cross-county ski clinic with Maine Master Guide and Ski instructor Karen Francoeur. All levels are welcome! Ski throughout the interpretive trails of the Refuge learn about nature while getting some healthy exercise! Improve upon your techniques and enjoy après–ski next to the campfire. Trail information will be provided to prepare for a winter of fun and exploration!…

Find out more »
Free

{RESCHEDULED} Friends, Family, & Fun!, Harpswell

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Harpswell Community School,
308 Harpswell Islands Road, Harpswell, ME 04079 United States
+ Google Map

*** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FEB 21 Sledding Bring your own sled! If you don’t have one, that’s ok! We will have some to share! Trail Snowshoeing Have your own snowshoes? Strap them on and have some fun! Don’t have your own snowshoes? That’s ok. We have LOTS of them to go around. Sizes range from children to adult. Hot Chocolate Bar We will have everything you need to make a great cup of hot chocolate! Don’t like…

Find out more »
$10

{RESCHEDULED} Mellie Dunham 5k & 10k Snow Shoe Races, Norway

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roberts Farm Preserve,
64 Roberts Road, Norway, ME United States
+ Google Map

Part of the 5th annual Mellie Dunham Snowshoe Festival celebrating Norway’s first commercial snowshoe manufacturer, Mellie Dunham. Mellie outfitted the 1909 Perry expedition to the North Pole, taught Walter Tubbs how to make snowshoes, and was a nationally known fiddle player.
The 5k course will run the groomed Nordic trails at Roberts Farm Preserve, the 10k course will combine single track and groomed trails.

Find out more »
Free, donations to the land trust welcomed

{RESCHEDULED} Mellie Dunham Festival Snow Shoe Games, Norway

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Roberts Farm Preserve,
64 Roberts Road, Norway, ME United States
+ Google Map

Family Snow Shoe Games, part of our 5th Annual Mellie Dunham Snow Shoe Festival. Celebrate snowshoeing in America’s Snowshoe Town, Norway Maine.

Find out more »
Free

{RESCHEDULED} Table Rock Snowshoe Hike with the Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust, Newry

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grafton Notch State Park,
Route 26 , Newry,, ME 04261 United States
+ Google Map

For this 2.4 mile hike, we will be taking the blue-blazed Appalachian Trail side trail off the A.T. and up to Table Rock

Find out more »
Free

{RESCHEDULED} Winter Fun Day at Kelley Farm

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kelley Farm,
262 Tremont Road , Bernard, ME 04612 United States
+ Google Map

MCHT will be hosting an afternoon of fun winter activities including sledding, snowman building, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and animal tracking.

Find out more »
FREE!

{RESCHEDULED} Snowshoe Hike, Montville

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance Trails,
Halldale Rd, Montville, ME 04941 United States
+ Google Map

Join board member Bob Kohl on gorgeous Hemlock Hollow Trail for a two to three mile snowshoe hike suitable for beginning snowshoers. The trail winds through a beautiful hemlock forest, skirting the edge of a ravine along the Sheepscot River.

Find out more »
Free

{RESCHEDULED} A Valentines Walk at Totman Cove, Phippsburg

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Totman Cove Beach,
Phippsburg Town Hall 1042 Main Rd , Phippsburg, ME 04562 United States
+ Google Map

The second of the new Second Saturday Walks will cover the trail at Totman Cove. Take your loved ones on a short walk in the woods at Totman Cove that will end at the Beach

Find out more »
Free

{RESCHEDULED} Let’s Go! WinterFest, Waterville

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Green Street Park, Waterville,
28 Green Street, Waterville, ME 04901 United States
+ Google Map

** Due to the frigid forecast and concerns for participants’ and volunteers’ comfort and safety, this event has been rescheduled for Feb. 28. Fingers crossed for a sunny day in the high twenties! **   Every month, Inland Hospital offers a free, family-friendly event in the Mid-Maine area that connects families to resources in their community for fun opportunities to be active together as part of the Let’s Go! Family Fun Series. WinterFest at Green Street (Sherwin) Park in Waterville is…

Find out more »
March 2015
Free

{RESCHEDULED} Winter Frolic on Hobbs Farm, Acton

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hobbs Farm,
Acton, ME United States
+ Google Map

Snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, skating, snowmen, sledding – bring your gear and have some fun! Cider and hot chocolate to warm up with by the fire pit, cookies to refuel, and friends to meet and reconnect with.

Find out more »
FREE!

{RESCHEDULED} Historic Peterson Canal, Bath

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Historic Peterson Canal,
431-499 Old Brunswick Rd, Bath, ME 04530 United States
+ Google Map

Modern day explorers are invited to experience this same tramp for the annual hike of the Peterson Canal. The five-mile scenic hike (round trip) is only possible when the water is frozen and will take approximately 2.5 hours. Meet at 11:00 across from the boat launch to the New Meadows Lake on Old Brunswick Road in Bath. Click HERE for a Google map! Participants are required to use snow shoes to tramp through the deep snow. For more information and to confirm that conditions are appropriate contact Ed Benedikt at 442-0445.

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events
↑ Top of Page