Penobscot River Trails Blog

The Three W's of Clothing

The Three W’s of Clothing Winter is fast approaching here in Northern Maine and our professional guide staff wants to help you to better prepare for an awesome ski or snowshoe adventure at Penobscot River Trails! Penobscot River Trails is a free riverside nature preserve consisting of 16 miles of ski trails ranging from easy to moderate. Our grooming staff is out most days laying double track on all of our trails for classic skiing, while our Tote Road remains open to skate skiing, fat tire biking, and snowshoeing along the edges of the trails. Whether you love to XC…

Five Basics for Visiting Penobscot River Trails in the Winter

Five Basics for Visiting Penobscot River Trails in the Winter Get your x-country ski and snowshoe gear out, because the long-awaited and much anticipated Penobscot River Trails is open for winter. This stunning riverside nature preserve is free and open to the public for day use (no dogs, however), and the staff is out there frequently with a Pisten Bully Snow Groomer creating Olympic quality ski trails. Situated in the Katahdin Region of Maine and recognized nationally for its pristine and unblemished wilderness character, this world-class recreational facility sits alongside a magnificent undeveloped section of the East Branch of the…

Down East Magazine

Down East Magazine Editors’ Choice 2019 Penobscot River Trails is pleased to announce that we are an Editors’ Choice for “New Trail System” in Down East Magazine for 2019. Be sure to come check out our beautiful trails this winter and share the exciting news!