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Plenty of Snow Left for March Despite Varying Temperatures

March 8, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports mid-winter-like conditions thanks to the hard work and efforts of the ski mountains and trail groomers taking full advantage of the colder temperatures early in the week. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) snow depth map shows parts of the […]

February’s Snowfall Prepares March for Continued Winter Recreation

March 1, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports last month's snowfall has created exceptional trail conditions moving into March as longer days and spring events draw near. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) snow depth map shows that the western lakes […]

Exceptional Snow Base for February Vacation Week

February 22, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports that warmer temperatures after last week's storms have created a solid base for Maine's outdoor winter recreation during February school vacation week. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) snow depth map shows […]

Snow this Week has Maine Two-Feet Deep and Counting

February 15, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports that after the major storm that fell Sunday into Monday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) snow depth map shows that nearly 95 percent of Maine has more than two feet of […]

Marsden Hartley’s Maine

 Lobster Fishermen, Marsden Hartley, 1940-41Oil on hardboard (Masonite), The Metropolitan Museum of Art Maine Office of Tourism Announces Affiliation with The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Exhibition at The Met Breuer Augusta, Maine — February 8, 2017. The Maine Office of Tourism has announced its support of the opening reception for Marsden Hartley’s Maine, a major […]

Increase in Snow Depth Brings People to Maine’s Winter Sport Centers

February 8, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports that the snow that fell yesterday, snow in the forecast for Thursday and ongoing snowmaking capabilities are producing some of the best winter recreation conditions Maine has experienced in years. A family enjoying […]

Maine’s February Update

February 2017 — February in Maine? It's not what you might think. The state looks especially beautiful this month under a blanket of snow that would inspire Currier & Ives. It's the ideal time to bundle up, put on Mardi Gras beads and watch the National Toboggan Championships in Camden. Or, wear your best hipster […]

New Snow to Build on Already Exceptional Winter Conditions

February 1, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports that the snow falling throughout the state today, paired with the wave of colder temperatures moving in, will create great conditions for winter recreation this weekend.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) […]

Nor’easter Strengthens Conditions for Winter Recreation

January 25, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports that yesterday's nor'easter, with a mix of snow and ice throughout much of the state, has produced great conditions for outdoor recreation this weekend A view from Sugarloaf during yesterday's storm. Click on the […]

New Snow Falling Will Make for Great Conditions this Weekend

January 18, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with the Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports that new snow falling throughout the day today in most regions of the state will help build upon some of the snow lost last week during the rain and warmer temperatures.  2016 Snodeo […]

January: The Heart of a Maine Winter

January 2017 — January is when visitors and locals alike embrace the cold weather in Maine and get outside — or find a good excuse to stay indoors. There are Registered Maine Guides to lead visitors into the backwoods on skis and dogsleds. An international snowmobiling festival later this month is an invitation to explore […]

Warmer Temperatures Encourage Outdoor Winter Fun

January 11, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports plenty of snow in much of the state providing an opportunity for people to get outside and enjoy winter recreation.     Snowmaking at Sunday River. Click on the image above or the link […]