The Outdoor Center
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
Outdoor Center Events
Mar 13, 2022
The annual Cross-Country Ski Cross will start at the top of the Whiffletree lift and run all the way downhill to a finish at the Outdoor Center. Experts only, helmets required.
Outdoor Center Activities
With more than 90K of groomed trails to explore, the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center is the largest Nordic Center in Maine.
Open from mid-December to mid-March, the Outdoor Center offers an NHL sized rink and a full line of ice skate rentals for children and adults.
Slow down and smell the fir trees on one of many well-marked snowshoe trails at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center.
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.