Carter's X-C Ski Center/Bethel
With over 55km of groomed trails, people enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and fat biking along the Androscoggin River, through woods and up Farwell Mountain with great vistas of the Carter Moriahs and Mount Washington. Trail-side rustic cabins.
Bethel Cross Country Ski Center:
Our Bethel ski center offers 55km of groomed trails along the Androscoggin River, into the woods and up Farwell Mountain with vistas of Sunday River, Carter Moriahs, the Mahoosucs and the Presidentials. Get away from the crowds, enjoy the mountain and river views, kick back and relax into the true nature of "Vacationland". We invite you to come and experience an authentic overnight adventure at one of our off-grid and trail-side cabins. Our private cross-country ski trails are expertly groomed for skating and classic. We also have terrain for the avid backcountry skier, snowshoer, or fat biker. Touring, skating and backcountry ski rentals are available, as well as snowshoes and fat bikes. Ski lessons and guided tours are also available for beginners through experts. Also we have a retail shop with cross country ski equipment including all touring, racing and backcountry needs, snowshoes, winter and nordic ski clothing and apparel.
Cross Country Ski Shop: In our Bethel ski shop we carry an extensive inventory of all touring, racing, classic, skate, and backcountry equipment. We also carry a variety of nordic ski clothing and apparel. We have a wide selection of nordic waxing tools and wax. We carry brands such as Rossignol, Fischer, Sporten, Salomon, Swix, TurtleFur, Darn Tough, and Terramar and more.
Also we have 3 rustic, off-grid cabins that are trail-side and available all year round. Coming soon we will have 2 glamping sites near the river. Also we have a guide service available during spring, summer, and fall for hiking, biking, kayaking, and canoeing.
786 Intervale Rd.
Bethel, Maine 04270
- Phone 207-824-3880
- Website www.cartersxcski.com
- Payments Accepted all
- Hours December through March: Open everyday from 9am to 4:00pm May through September: Available for guide services and retreat options All year round: cabin rentals available
Trail Work Parties at Carter's XC Ski Center
Earn your Individual Season’s Pass for 2022/2023 by volunteering at 2 of our trail work parties or earn 4 day passes by volunteering at 1 work party. We will be cleaning trails, trimming brush, and other jobs to get ready for the upcoming ski season. Plea...
Annual XC Ski Tent Sale
Join us for our annual Tent Gear Sale in October We will have hige deals on rental ski equipment from last year, ski packages, and other gear. The sale will start Friday, October 7th through Monday, October 10th. Then every Friday through Sunday for the m...