Waterhouse Center, Downtown Kennebunk, Maine
So, what's there to do in Southern Maine in the winter time? As it turns out, quite a bit!!!
Enjoy Winter's Wonderland right here in Wells at the Recreation Park! Snow Shoes, Cross Country Skies and skates are available.
Laudholm Farm ~ Seven miles of hiking and cross-country skiing trails provide access to woodlands, fields, wetlands, beach, and dunes. Spectacular views and diverse habitats make the Reserve an especially popular destination for nature photographers and birdwatchers. Trail maps are available at the Visitor Center and at the entry kiosk.
Ice Skating ~ Waterhouse Center is a beautiful, new open-sided 100' x 120' pavilion at 51 Main Street in Kennebunk. Located in the downtown, this youth and family pavilion will provide four season events and festivals for family and youth. The facility hosts ice skating in the winter and events throughout the rest of the year.
Cross Country Skiing ~ Harris Farm XC Ski Center in Dayton, ME has 40 km of groomed trails for classic and skate skiing on 1,000 acres. There is a day lodge with a snack bar. Lessons, xc ski and snowshoe and pulk and ice skate equipment rentals are available.
Downhill Skiing ~ Shawnee Peak in Bridgton is Celebrating their 75th year of operation!! Maine's longest- running ski area, Shawnee Peak is "Your Maine Mountain," featuring the best ski values around. Check out more than 40 trails, five lifts, four gladed areas, two terrain parks, a 400' halfpipe, and 98 percent snowmaking.
Snow Tubing ~ Seacoast Fun Park in Windham has up to 10 lanes of intense snow tubin' and a NEW Express lift to the top! No you don't have to walk to the top. Grab your tube at the bottom and hold on to it while you stand up and ride the lift to the top. No snow outside? No worries...they make their own snow! Come to Seacoast Snow Park for the best snow tubing around. Sledding is especially magical at night. The hillside is lit and music fills the air.
Ice Skating ~ Family Ice Center in Falmouth is Southern Maine's premier year round ice skating and community center. The Family Ice Center offers a full compliment of year round skating based programs that include public skating indoors and outdoors, on Maine's only refrigerated outdoor skating surface, Lee Twombly Pond.