New Sweden Community Cross Country Ski Trails

A network of well-groomed recreational classic ski trails with nice climbs and downhills in the woods.
Trail Activity
2.3 miles, Network
Easy, Moderate
New Sweden
Dirt/Forest Floor, Grass, Groomed Snow


The 2 km woods loop is set for classic skiing, whose woods section is a combination of flat, rolling slopes followed by hill climbs and downhills. Another 1 km loop in the field south of the school building is set with a classic and freestyle track. All the trails are groomed daily for use.

In the non-winter seasons, the trail network is also enjoyed by hikers and mountain bikers.

Other Information

Pets under control are allowed with the expectation that any droppings be collected and transported out.

Trail Manager

Visit the Friends of the New Sweden Trails online for more information, or contact:

Friends of the New Sweden Trails
41 Johnson Road
New Sweden, ME 04762
Phone: (207)-896-5541
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Trail Tips

Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Stick to established trails and campsites. If there's no trail, try to walk on rock, gravel, or snow and spread out so that your group doesn't create a trail.
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Trailhead Information

The trail starts at the end of the New Sweden Consolidated School parking lot between the school building and the garage. The trail can also be accessed from the school playground, east of the school building. To get to the school, turn on to Westmanland Road from ME-161 (New Sweden Road) for approximately a mile and the school is on the right.

Weekend parking is in the loop in front of the school or in the school parking lot. 

Click on a parking icon to get custom directions
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