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      The Nordic Heritage Center (NHC) is a four-season outdoor recreation facility managed and operated by the Nordic Heritage Sport Club. The facility includes a world class cross country ski and biathlon venue with a stadium and lodge, a team wax building, and 20 kilometers of cross country ski trails and over 20 miles of mountain bike trails. The lodge is open to the public from 6 am to 10 pm and includes kitchen facilities, restrooms, shower rooms, and a sauna. The trails are free to the public.
      The mountain bike trails at the NHC include over 20 miles of hand made and machine made single track that crosses most of the Maine Winter Sports property and some adjacent properties. Rich Edwards of IMBA's Trail Solutions designed the majority of the trail system. The trails wind through different forest types and vary from smooth and fluid to narrow and technical. Moderate to expert line options such as log skinnies, exposed bedrock outcrops, and natural drops can be found on some of the trails. A skills/terrain park is available for practicing dirt jumps and other technical features such as skinnies, log obstructions, stairs, teeter totters, etc. Other features of interest include "The Enchanted Forest" (don't miss the tree gnomes), and Vacationland, an intermediate/expert loop that circles one of the ridges on the property.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Managed by Local Riding Association
      Land Manager: The Nordic Heritage Center
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      Access Info:
      The NHC is located along the town boundary of Presque Isle and Fort Fairfield in northern Maine. From Main Street in the City of Presque Isle, take Route 167 (Fort Fairfield Road) northeast toward Fort Fairfield. Stay on Route 167 until you pass the Quoggy Jo Alpine Ski Centre at the top of a hill on your left. The entrance to the NHC is also located on the left about 1,000 feet past Quoggy Jo. The trailhead for Tom's Trail is located beside the main entrance.
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      Caution as of Feb 4, 2024


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      Trails Mountain Bike
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      Trails Trail Running
      Trails Snowshoe
      Trails Nordic Ski
      Total Distance
      27 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      2,840 ft
      Total Vertical
      413 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,083 ft
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      Photos of Nordic Heritage Sports Center Mountain Bike

      trail: Moose Trail
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      Aug 22, 2019 @ 8:34am
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      trail: Moose Trail
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      Aug 22, 2019 @ 8:34am
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1916 miles1,660 ft7 miles413 ft
      Hike1916 miles1,660 ft7 miles413 ft
      Trail Running1916 miles1,660 ft7 miles413 ft
      Snowshoe2019 miles2,011 ft8 miles413 ft
      Nordic Ski1611 miles1,240 ft5 miles322 ft
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