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WINTER ACROSS MAINE

Winter is one of our favorite times to get outside, and this year, we’re committed to making it yours, too. We’ll help you bundle up and bliss out with a season full of free and discounted winter sports, outdoor fun and engaging activities for the entire family – every day, all across the great state of Maine.

We are committed to following all federal CDC and state guidelines for your health and safety, with special attention given to social distancing, enhanced cleaning and limiting the size of gatherings.

Winter Fun in Maine

We’ll be looking out for your well-being this winter while you sled, skate, snowshoe, spin and soak in some culture with special activities and outings in locations from Portland to Freeport and beyond.

For the latest information about weather or event cancellations, call 1-877-755-2326.

L.L.Bean Kids' Snow Tubing Nights

Thursdays at Seacoast Adventure, Windham, ME

$6 unlimited tubing, Jan. 21-Mar. 11, from 5-8 p.m.

For ticket information, visit www.seacoastadventure.com. Kindergarten through college; kids must be at least 3’4” tall. Excludes Feb. 18 for school vacation week.

Free Sledding

Sundays at Bradbury Mountain, Pownal, ME

Jan. 3-Feb. 28 (conditions permitting), from 1-3 p.m.

Free inner-tube sleds and helmets will be available and thoroughly sanitized before each session. Helmets are required (you are also welcome to bring your own).

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L.L.Bean Family Skating Night

Wednesdays at Thompson's Point, Portland, ME

$4 discounted admission (skate rentals available for $3), all season, from 3-9 p.m.

Free Skate Ski Outings

Saturdays at Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, ME

Jan. 2-Mar. 13 (conditions permitting), starting at 9 a.m.

Glide along Pineland’s groomed woodland trails, led by an experienced Outdoor Discovery Programs guide. Trail pass and some skate ski experience required. Please bring your own equipment.

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Free Spin Classes with Rêve Cycling

Tuesdays at Thompson’s Point, Portland, ME

Jan. 5-Mar. 30, 12-1 p.m.

Stay fit this winter with free 60-minute spin classes. Rêve will be following strict COVID-19 protocols with limited class sizes, required face coverings, and bikes placed 12 feet apart. Spaces are extremely limited – reserve your bike today!

Sign up at www.revecyclingstudio.com

Free Moonlight Snowshoe Outings

Around Freeport, ME

Strap on your snowshoes, light your headlamp, and join us under the winter stars for an expertly guided, socially distanced night hike on a new trail in Freeport every month. December through February, dates and times vary. Please bring your own equipment.

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Meet You on the Mountain

Maine winters were made for this! We’ll help you get invigorated by the crisp mountain air with special discount days at some of Maine’s most popular family ski spots.

Family Ski Days

School vacation blackout dates apply.

Tuesdays at Lost Valley, Auburn, ME

$19 lift tickets, January 5-March 6, from 3-8 p.m.

For ticket information, conditions and COVID-19 guidelines, please visit www.lostvalleyski.com

Fridays at Shawnee Peak, Bridgton, ME

$25 lift tickets, January 8-March 19, from 3 p.m-close

For ticket information, conditions and COVID-19 guidelines, please visit www.shawneepeak.com

Fridays at Black Mountain, Rumford, ME

$15 lift tickets and $5 skinning passes

January 1-March 26, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

For ticket information, conditions and COVID-19 guidelines, please visit www.skiblackmountain.org

Sundays at Mt. Abram, Greenwood, ME

$35 full-day lift tickets, January 3-March 29

For ticket information, conditions and COVID-19 guidelines, please visit www.mtabram.com

Free Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Fridays at Black Mountain and Saturdays at Lost Valley, all winter long

January 1-March 26. No registration required; pick up your free pass at the park.

Nordic Center Bingo

Complete NENSA’s bingo card by visiting Nordic ski centers around New England and by completing ski training activities. Completed cards will be entered to win an L.L.Bean U.S. Ski Team hat or gift card.

Pick up your card at the L.L.Bean Bike, Boat & Ski store in Freeport, ME, or request one online at nensa.net.

L.L.Bean Virtual Winter Speaker Series

Grab a mug of cocoa, get cozy and join some of our favorite storytellers and outdoor experts online for talks about wild adventures, winter sports, the environment, science and the arts.

A new lecture premieres on YouTube every Friday night at 7 p.m., from Jan. 1- March. 26.

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January 1

99 Ways to Cut your Travel Costs - without Skimping

Russell Hannon

January 8

My Adventures on the Pacific Crest Trail

Carey Kish

January 15

Life’s a Marathon: How to Overcome Adversity and Achieve Greater Victory

Matt Jones

January 22

Strength Training for the Weekend Warrior: Taking Snow Sports to the Next Level

Danielle Kroot

January 29

Film Premier: Wild Africa

Bill Yeo

February 5

Given Fully: Record Setting Hikes on the Grid, and Redline

Philip Carcia

February 12

Portraits from the Appalachian Trail

Stan Goldblatt

February 19

The Ups and Downs of Life on the Continental Divide Trail

Thomas Jamrog

February 26

Outdoor Citizen: Get Out, Give Back, Get Active

John Judge

March 5

Bend Don’t Break: Self Care in Extreme Environments

Jennifer Pharr Davis

March 12

Coyote: America’s Song Dog

Geri Vistein

March 19

In the Studio with Author/Illustrator Chris Van Dusen

Chris Van Dusen

March 26

Alpine Flowers: Living Where We Can Only Visit

Joe Klementovich