The Outdoor Center
Summer at The Outdoor Center
The Outdoor Center is the summer hub of Carrabassett Valley's growing mountain bike scene and home to Allspeed Cyclery. Check out mountain bike trail conditions, trail maps, and suggested rides:
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
Fat Bike Trails
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.
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.