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      Town of Carrabassett Valley

      “...from here on your life will never be the same.”

      Nestled in the heart of Maine’s beautiful western mountains, Carrabassett Valley and its proud residents are always eager to greet visitors and guide them

      Visit picturesque Carrabassett Valley (home to renowned Sugarloaf Mountain and the world-class mountain bike trail network curated by the Carrabassett Region Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association) at any time of year and take in the abundance of recreational opportunities found in this four-season vacation community.

      In spring and summer enjoy fishing, golfing, boating, hiking, and biking. Go on a hunting adventure in fall or take foliage walks, watch wildlife and delight in the brilliant colors of autumn! When the snow falls in the Valley, come and ski at Sugarloaf (rated one of the best places to ski in the East) or snowmobile, snowboard or skate in this wintertime wonderland. We are proud to be the home of Carrabassett Valley Academy, one of the premier schools for alpine skiing and snowboarding instruction in the country.

      Other areas of interest include the Bigelow Mountain Range, Appalachian Trail, Narrow Gauge Pathway and Sugarloaf Golf Club to name only a few!

      Whether your vacation plans include fishing, boating, leaf-peeping, hunting or rushing down the ski slopes, a wealth of incredible adventures await you in scenic Carrabassett Valley!
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      Region Details
      • 8
      • 32
      • 55
      • 14
      • 5

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 6, 2023
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      281
      Trails Mountain Bike
      115
      Trails E-Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      123
      Trails Trail Running
      123
      Trails Snowshoe
      8
      Trails Downhill Ski
      118
      Trails Nordic Ski
      29
      Total Distance
      277 miles
      Total Descent
      79,769 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,719 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,210 ft
      Reports
      769
      Photos
      164
      Ridden Counter
      56,224

      Outside Logo Articles

      Destination Guide: Where to Sleep, Eat, Drink, and Play in Sugarloaf
      Jun 29, 2021 from skimag.com
      A ski traveler's guide to planning a trip to Maine's biggest resort.
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Carrabassett Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: Rock Lobster
      73 |
      Dec 5, 2022 @ 7:53am
      Dec 5, 2022
      143 |
      Aug 21, 2022 @ 7:42pm
      Aug 21, 2022
      211 |
      Aug 21, 2022 @ 7:42pm
      Aug 21, 2022
      trail: 355
      123 |
      Aug 21, 2022 @ 7:39pm
      Aug 21, 2022
      31 |
      Jul 20, 2022 @ 4:47am
      Jul 20, 2022
      trail: Rough Trade
      514 |
      Nov 28, 2016 @ 4:39pm
      Nov 28, 2016
      trail: Rough Trade
      353 |
      Nov 28, 2016 @ 4:39pm
      Nov 28, 2016
      trail: Rough Trade
      769 |
      Jan 19, 2011 @ 11:34am
      Jan 19, 2011

      Videos of Carrabassett Valley Mountain Bike

      Allspeed Demo Center In The Valley
      2:52 | 73 | Oct 17, 2018
      Fat Tranny in Santa Cruz
      trail: Mailboxes
      0:12 | 1674 | Aug 28, 2018
      Oak Knoll Trail, Carrabassett ME
      trail: Oak Knoll
      8:36 | 915 | Jul 25, 2015
      Blackstrap/Hurricane Rd.Trails
      1:51 | 503 | Jul 11, 2014
      RIde Giant Ride Whistler: Magic Carpet Ride
      2:29 | 757 | May 30, 2012
      Storm 'Shred' Check
      4:31 | 196 | Aug 28, 2011
      youtuber Upper Rookie River // Sugarloaf Mountain // Maine
      4:31 | 318 | Aug 25, 2022 , Carrabassett Valley
      youtuber NEMBAfest 2022 -  Lower Widowmaker - Trail...
      trail: Widowmaker
      2:46 | 209 | Aug 16, 2022 , Carrabassett Valley

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Meade
      Oct 6, 2023 @ 4:16am
      Oct 6, 2023
      IdealFlowy and fun with lovely views of the riverDavidA1gxQs
      Crommett's Overlook
      Sep 25, 2023 @ 6:20pm
      Sep 25, 2023
      VariableThree downed trees on lower half of trail...hchristie2001
      Lower Rock Lobster Climb
      Aug 20, 2023 @ 5:21am
      Aug 20, 2023
      VariableE-Bike nikodemus
      Rookie River Full Descent
      Aug 20, 2023 @ 5:21am
      Aug 20, 2023
      WetE-Bike nikodemus
      Uphill East Side
      Aug 19, 2023 @ 11:29pm
      Aug 19, 2023
      Variablenikodemus
      Adam C's Widowmaker Ext
      Aug 19, 2023 @ 11:29pm
      Aug 19, 2023
      Wetnikodemus
      Rock Lobster
      Aug 19, 2023 @ 11:29pm
      Aug 19, 2023
      Variablenikodemus
      Crusher DH
      Aug 19, 2023 @ 11:29pm
      Aug 19, 2023
      Wetnikodemus
      V2
      Aug 4, 2023 @ 6:35pm
      Aug 4, 2023
      WetMarked closed at the Old Race and V2...Treik
      Bobcat Alley
      Aug 4, 2023 @ 9:31am
      Aug 4, 2023
      VariableMuddy in some places, not maintained as...ManuSutton

      Activity Feed

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      Apr 16, 2024 @ 2:14pm
      22 hours
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      Apr 16, 2024 @ 2:14pm
      22 hours
      Chiefs22riddentrailactivity #50721997
      Apr 1, 2024 @ 6:16pm
      Apr 1, 2024
      Jonviti1wishlistrouteactivity #50458699
      Mar 25, 2024 @ 3:30pm
      Mar 25, 2024
      AlexandreMN8v3iwishlistregionactivity #50255836
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 7:41am
      Mar 21, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      ColbethtrailCrommett's OverlookK
      Sep 24, 2023 @ 2:34pm
      Sep 24, 2023
      dcoxdcox44trailHurricane KnollSignage on the trail indicates one way -...
      Aug 24, 2023 @ 9:48am
      Aug 24, 2023
      dcoxdcox44trailNewton's RevengeVery fun downhill. Just a few muddy spots from...
      Aug 23, 2023 @ 2:22pm
      Aug 23, 2023
      dcoxdcox44trailBear TrailFun downhill. Fairly well dried out from all...
      Aug 23, 2023 @ 2:19pm
      Aug 23, 2023
      dcoxdcox44trailCrommett's OverlookEven after fours days of no rain, many muddy...
      Aug 23, 2023 @ 2:17pm
      Aug 23, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike11593 miles12,726 ft38 miles2,533 ft
      #243#1221647402313,086
      E-Bike99 miles4,626 ft6 miles1,886 ft
      5121146
      Hike123194 miles34,925 ft82 miles3,717 ft
      #174#1017221,084
      Trail Running123194 miles34,925 ft82 miles3,717 ft
      #176#101723269
      Snowshoe810 miles492 ft4 miles449 ft
      28195
      Downhill Ski11841 miles38,222 ft39 miles2,920 ft
      1284,126
      Nordic Ski2927 miles3,199 ft12 miles774 ft
      281755
      • By dskoenig & contributors
      • Admins: CR NEMBA
      • #4533 - 19,115 views

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