close
3D
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
  • Snowmobile
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
Trails are shown in grey.
disable
Only show trails with NO bikes.
enable

Save the current map location and zoom level as your default home location whenever this page is loaded.

Save
      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!
      featured
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 22
      • 25
      • 41
      • 16
      • 5

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 6, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      277
      Trails Mountain Bike
      110
      Trails E-Bike
      10
      Trails Hike
      121
      Trails Trail Running
      121
      Trails Snowshoe
      9
      Trails Downhill Ski
      118
      Trails Nordic Ski
      30
      Total Distance
      283 miles
      Total Descent
      84,886 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,719 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,210 ft
      Reports
      618
      Photos
      174
      Ridden Counter
      40,137

      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
      17 |
      Dec 5, 2022 @ 7:53am
      Dec 5, 2022
      43 |
      Oct 5, 2022 @ 11:31am
      Oct 5, 2022
      28 |
      Oct 5, 2022 @ 11:31am
      Oct 5, 2022
      30 |
      Oct 5, 2022 @ 11:31am
      Oct 5, 2022
      9 |
      Jul 20, 2022 @ 4:47am
      Jul 20, 2022
      trail: Rough Trade
      458 |
      Nov 28, 2016 @ 4:39pm
      Nov 28, 2016
      trail: Rough Trade
      308 |
      Nov 28, 2016 @ 4:39pm
      Nov 28, 2016
      trail: Rough Trade
      709 |
      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 | 820 | Aug 28, 2018
      Oak Knoll Trail, Carrabassett ME
      8:36 | 884 | Jul 25, 2015
      Blackstrap/Hurricane Rd.Trails
      1:51 | 495 | Jul 11, 2014
      RIde Giant Ride Whistler: Magic Carpet Ride
      2:29 | 749 | May 30, 2012
      Storm 'Shred' Check
      4:31 | 191 | Aug 28, 2011
      Upper Rookie River // Sugarloaf Mountain // Maine
      4:31 | 79 | Aug 25, 2022 , Carrabassett Valley
      NEMBAfest 2022 -  Lower Widowmaker - Trail...
      2:46 | 69 | Aug 16, 2022 , Carrabassett Valley

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      203: Mike's Mile 59
      Oct 6, 2022 @ 7:14am
      Oct 6, 2022
      Very DryHmagario
      355
      Sep 10, 2022 @ 9:20am
      Sep 10, 2022
      Variable Mountain Operations heavy equipment work...Mtbcvme SMR
      Crusher DH
      Sep 10, 2022 @ 9:20am
      Sep 10, 2022
      Variable Mountain Operations heavy equipment work...Mtbcvme SMR
      Rock Lobster
      Sep 8, 2022 @ 5:40am
      Sep 8, 2022
      Variable Attention: ROCK LOBSTER is temporarily...Mtbcvme SMR
      Lower Rock Lobster Climb
      Sep 7, 2022 @ 10:26am
      Sep 7, 2022
      VariableE-Bike bperkins
      Rookie River
      Sep 7, 2022 @ 10:26am
      Sep 7, 2022
      VariableE-Bike bperkins
      Uphill East Side
      Sep 7, 2022 @ 10:26am
      Sep 7, 2022
      VariableE-Bike bperkins
      Rookie River Full Descent
      Sep 7, 2022 @ 10:26am
      Sep 7, 2022
      VariableE-Bike bperkins
      103: Moose Bog Loop Behind the Outdoor Center
      Sep 6, 2022 @ 8:10am
      Sep 6, 2022
      VariableE-Bike bperkins
      113: Snowbrook
      Sep 6, 2022 @ 8:10am
      Sep 6, 2022
      VariableE-Bike bperkins

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3221787SamWaterhouselikedirectoryCarrabassett Region NEMBA
      Feb 3, 2023 @ 9:30am
      Feb 3, 2023
      updateeventCarrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 8:38am
      Jan 30, 2023
      updateeventCarrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge
      Jan 23, 2023 @ 9:53am
      Jan 23, 2023
      user #2335283colinreuteraddeventCarrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge
      Jan 23, 2023 @ 9:53am
      Jan 23, 2023
      user #2897583ThebigbostonianwishlistrouteCV Enduro
      Jan 21, 2023 @ 10:58pm
      Jan 21, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2239129mattsolartrail355Far from ready for prime time. Getting up to...
      Jun 5, 2022 @ 6:39pm
      Jun 5, 2022
      user #1411785Shadowdrumstrail108: HighlandLogging
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 8:47am
      Oct 12, 2021
      user #1793355Treiktrail108: HighlandIs this closed because of its location on the...
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 6:56am
      Oct 12, 2021
      user #1411785Shadowdrumstrail108: HighlandClosed and or unrideable oct 2021
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 7:11am
      Oct 3, 2021
      user #1246738Geegee6519trail301: Newton's RevengeGreat flowy downhill !! Took oak knoll up- now...
      Aug 6, 2021 @ 3:05pm
      Aug 6, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike11096 miles17,579 ft44 miles2,523 ft
      #208#981736131810,896
      E-Bike108 miles5,079 ft6 miles2,152 ft
      501184
      Hike121199 miles40,069 ft90 miles3,717 ft
      #152#87600797
      Trail Running121199 miles40,069 ft90 miles3,717 ft
      #152#87601152
      Snowshoe910 miles492 ft4 miles449 ft
      4165
      Downhill Ski11841 miles38,215 ft39 miles2,920 ft
      142,266
      Nordic Ski3031 miles3,455 ft13 miles774 ft
      41441
      • By dskoenig & contributors
      • Admins: CR NEMBA
      • #4533 - 15,930 views
      • carrabassett valley activity log | embed map of Carrabassett Valley mountain bike trails | carrabassett valley mountain biking points of interest

      Downloading of trail gps tracks in kml & gpx formats is enabled for Carrabassett Valley.
      You must login to download files.