Winter is a spectacular time of year to visit the Byway region. During the winter months the area turns into a winter wonderland, with plenty of activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Activities include X-country and Downhill Skiing, Snowshoeing, Ice Fishing, Water Falls, and Snowmobiling.
There are hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails in the region that connect to over 12,000 miles of Maine’s ITS trail system. Coburn Mountain, in The Forks area, features Maine’s highest groomed snowmobile trail, offering panoramic views of the western Maine mountains from an elevation of nearly 3,800 feet.
Visitors will also find many Hunting opportunities for snowshoe hare, and coyote, with one of the areas many guides and outfitters.