Winter Activities In Maine At The Bear Mountain Inn

Winter in Maine is a very special season – Many of our guests enjoy snowmobiling in Maine as well as alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Bear Mountain Inn is conveniently located on a major ITS Snowmobile Trail, and we can provide our guests with a Snowmobile from Western Maine Snowmobiles. Our great location also means our guests are just minutes from Shawnee Peak in Bridgton and Sunday River in Bethel. We provide special lodging packages with some of these activities.

winter-1Snowmobiling in Maine

Bring your own snowmobile to the Inn and snowmobile through Maine’s beautiful forests. From the Inn connect to all Major New England Trail Systems.

Rent a Snowmobile through Western Maine Rentals for full day or more. Advanced reservation required. Tell us when you book reservation. Rent a single and or a double which includes a helmet and area map. Check out our package that include a snowmobile. Call for more information at Northeast Snowmobile Rentals: (800) 458-1838

Dog Sledding

Dog Sledding events held locally. You can also enjoy the thrill of a dog sled ride and mush your own team. Advanced Reservation Required. For more information, please call for details.

winter-2Ice Fishing

Ice Fish on your own at Bear Pond. Come to where big fish bite. Please bring your own equipment for ice fishing or let White Birch Guide Service Outfit you. Visit Captain Paul Bois of White Birch Guide Service.


Snowshoeing along Bear River and throughout our 25 acres. Bear Mountain Inn will provide you with a pair of snowshoes.

winter-3Downhill Skiing

Downhill Skiing Bear Mountain Inn is within 15 miles of two of the best ski mountain in New England. Sunday River in Bethel and Shawnee Peak in Bridgton. Visit Sunday River  and Shawnee Peak.

Snow Tubing

Tobogganing and Tubing Bear Mountain Inn has a hill for sledding or tobogganing. However for a really exciting adventure visit a local tubing hill and feel the thrill of winter on a tubing adventure.

Cross Country Skiing

Cross-Country Ski on our property or enjoy Carter’s Cross Country Skiing Center in Bethel. $10 per person and rental equipment available. Carter’s has miles of groomed trails. Call Carter’s for more information 207-824-3880.

winter-4Sleigh Rides

Sleigh Ride on 100 acres of meadow and woods while being pulled by a team of Belgian Draft Horses. Your ears are being treated to the jingling of sleigh bells as you travel through a winter wonderland of crisp winter air. Northern Heights Farm, Waterford, Me

Ice Skating

Ice Skating Bring your skates and enjoy ice skating on Long Lake. A portion of the lake is maintained for your skating pleasure. 2 miles from Bear Mountain Inn.