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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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  • Scarborough, Maine

    Sewell Woods Loop

    3.0
    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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  • Southwest Harbor, Maine

    Wonderland Trail

    1.32 mi / 95 ft gain
    Wonderland Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bass Harbor, Maine.
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  • Belfast, Maine

    Head of Tide Preserve

    1.59 mi / 295 ft gain
    Head of Tide Preserve is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Belfast, 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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  • Kennebunkport, Maine

    Smith Preserve: Long Loop

    2.13 mi / 148 ft gain
    Smith Preserve: Long Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kennebunkport, Maine.
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  • Dedham, Maine

    Bald Mountain Loop

    5.0
    1.55 mi / 505 ft gain
    Bald Mountain Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Holden, Maine.
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  • Scarborough, Maine

    Fuller Farm Trails

    1.62 mi / 108 ft gain
    Fuller Farm Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Scarborough, 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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  • New Gloucester, Maine

    Big Falls Loop Trail

    1.7 mi / 112 ft gain
    Big Falls Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near New Gloucester, 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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