The Outdoor Center


Winter Fun

  • NHL sized skating rink
  • Bull Moose Bakery
  • 90 KM of groomed Nordic trails
  • New: Fat Bike Rentals

Sugarloaf may be best known as an alpine skiing resort, but tucked away in the woods just minutes from the base area is Maine's largest Nordic center. The lodge is home to a full Nordic retail shop, rental center, and cafe- all surrounded by some of the most picturesque trails in New England. 

  • Open daily from 9-5 all winter
  • On the Sugarloaf Explorer shuttle route
  • Trail fees vary by activity, please choose an activity below for rates

Trail & Rink Access

Nordic Trails

Ages Full Day 12:30-4pm
6-12 $16 $12
13-64 $25 $20
65-79 $16 $12

Fat Bike Trails

Ages Full Day
6-79 $10

Snowshoe Trails

Ages Full Day 12:30-4pm
6-79 $10 $7

Skating Rink

Ages Full Day
6-12 $7
13-79 $10

Ages 0-5 and 80+ have free access to all trails and facilities. 

Outdoor Center Activities

Alpine Exchange Program

The Alpine Exchange Program lets you access more winter sports than ever. When you purchase a Sugarloaf lift ticket, you also get full access to the Outdoor Center trails and skating rink for the day. It even includes equipment rentals, so there's no need for extra packing. 

  • Proof of lift ticket purchase required, same day only.
  • Valid for activities from 9-4.

Nordic Lessons

The Outdoor Center offers lessons with professional Nordic coaches. Improve your skate-skiing or cross-country skills, or enroll your child in Nordic Bubblecuffers. Private lessons are available, or go with a group. Reservations are always recommended. 

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