The Best Snowshoeing in Maine

Looking for the best snowshoeing in Maine? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Maine. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top snowshoeing spots in and near Maine

  • Blue Hill, Maine

    Hike Blue Hill Mountain

    2 mi / 600 ft gain
    There are two main trailheads to access the mountain, both of which have various ways of getting up. One easy trail that has only a few steep sections is the Osgood trail. Start by parking at the Osgood parking lot. Cross the street, and follow the well marked trail up. Cross a small bridge, and ...
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  • Mount Desert, Maine

    Hike Parkman Mountain

    4.0
    3.06 mi / 748 ft gain
    Parkman Mountain is already a lesser-hiked trail in the summer, and if you snowshoe it in the winter, it is very likely you’ll have the entire mountain to yourself. It offers exceptional views, a good amount of exposure, and solitude that is inspiring. From Parkman Mountain Parking area, walk pa...
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  • Kennebunk, Maine

    Hike the Bridle Path through the Madelyn Marx Preserve

    4.0
    1.5 mi / 0 ft gain
    After crossing the Mousam River on Western Ave, see signs and gravel pull-off areas for parking at the Bridle Path trailhead. The Madelyn Marx Preserve is a greater part of the Kennebunk Land Trust home to many preserves in the area (So look for Kennebunk Land Trust signs as well).Hike through op...
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  • Pownal, Maine

    Snowshoe the Northern Loop Trail at Bradbury Mountain

    2 mi / 407 ft gain
    Bradbury mountain has ample parking and multiple trails that lead around the mountain and up to the summit.  We took the Northern Loop, which is the longest trail up the small mountain. It is a gradual incline of 407 ft over 1.0 mile. It is a perfect out and back trail just to get outside for a b...
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  • Bald Mountain Road, Maine

    Hike Bald Mountain in Rangeley

    2.3 mi / 931 ft gain
    The trail itself has a gradual incline over the course of the 1.15 miles to get to the top. There are a few steeper sections near the top, but completely manageable even for a beginner. There is another trailhead off of route 4, which would lead to a longer hike, around 4 miles. When coming from ...
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  • Seboomook Lake, Maine

    Boundary Bald Mountain via Blue Trail

    1.63 mi / 659 ft gain
    Boundary Bald Mountain via Blue Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Rockwood, Maine.
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  • Monson, Maine

    Long Pond Trail from Gorman Chairback Lodge

    8.3 mi / 669 ft gain
    Long Pond Trail from Gorman Chairback Lodge is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Guilford, Maine.
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  • Cape Elizabeth, Maine

    Robinson Woods Outer Loop Trail

    1.39 mi / 98 ft gain
    Robinson Woods Outer Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
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  • Cape Elizabeth, Maine

    Winnick Woods Loop

    1.49 mi / 105 ft gain
    Winnick Woods Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
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  • Scarborough, Maine

    Sewell Woods Loop

    0.62 mi / 26 ft gain
    Sewell Woods Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Scarborough, Maine.
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  • Cape Elizabeth, Maine

    Winnick Woods Trail

    2.97 mi / 279 ft gain
    Winnick Woods Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
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  • Standish, Maine

    St Joseph's College Walking Trail

    2.4 mi / 256 ft gain
    St Joseph's College Walking Trail is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Standish, Maine.
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  • Kennebunk, Maine

    Alewive Woods Preserve Loop

    2.42 mi / 223 ft gain
    Alewive Woods Preserve Loop is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Alfred, Maine.
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  • Bangor, Maine

    Brown Woods Loop Trail

    0.83 mi / 82 ft gain
    Brown Woods Loop Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Bangor, Maine.
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  • Poland, Maine

    Poland Spring Hiking Trails

    2.07 mi / 318 ft gain
    Poland Spring Hiking Trails is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Poland, Maine.
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  • Bethel, Maine

    Mount Will Trail

    2.97 mi / 1056 ft gain
    Mount Will Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bethel, Maine.
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