There is nothing more beautiful than a freshly snow-covered forest in the early morning. Spending time in the Greater Bangor Region, and throughout The Maine Highands, is one of the best ways to truly experience winter.

Enjoy the winter season with these great deals from our partners:

Milford Motel On The River  207-827-3200

Planning a snowmobiling trip on ITS-84? Want to do some snowshoeing on the trails around the University of Maine? Coming up for some great ice fishing? Our friends at Milford Motel “On the River” have an incredible offer for January and February. Call them at 207-827-3200 and say Hi to Jayne to get a “Pay for Two and Stay for Three” special. That’s right…get your 3rd night free!

Twin Maple Outdoors  207-907-9151

“Experience Winter in Maine with comfort packed with fun and relaxation!”

As with any guided trip, our trips always include instruction, tips and FUN! We specialize in remote lakes in Maine. **We also offer ice fishing “close in” for 1 day and half day trips! All full day trips include a BBQ lunch, hot chocolate or coffee and bottled water.

We offer an 1st class personalized trip that will include all the safety gear, equipment and know how. We have been ice fishing Maine for over 35 years!

Targeted Fish – Land Lock Salmon, Lake Trout, Brook Trout, Cusk, and White Fish
Targeted Water – Schoodic Lake, West Grande Lake, Moosehead Lake, Lobster Lake, Chamberlain Lake, Millinockett Lake, Millimagassett Lake and many more…
Need Accommodations? We have a Luxury Sporting Lodge that will accommodate 6 people! Your trip can be bundled with a trip to save you money.

New England Outdoor Center  800-766-7238

 2-Day Getaway Special: Play a little hooky and take advantage of our midweek specials! This special includes 2 nights of lodging in a cabin at Twin Pine Camps and 1 full day of sled rental. Starting at $315 per person based on 4 person minimum and dependent on dates and days of travel.  Reserve here:

Twice the Riding:  2 nights of lodging in a cabin at Twin Pine Camps and 2 full day sled rentals. Starting at $525 per person based on 4 person minimum and dependent on dates and days of travel. Reserve here:

Point Lookout Resort 207-789-2000

Romance Package: Enjoy a romantic evening in one of our deluxe white pine log cabins, each with its own romantic gas fireplace. The Summit at Point Lookout also offers outstanding views and our private beach is a great place to relax as you look at the islands of Penobscot Bay. Point Lookout Resort offers an excellent venue for your romantic get-away! Includes breakfast per day, per occupant based on cafe’s hours. Champagne and truffles in cabin on day of arrival.  Reserve here:

Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway 877-779-7771

The Park, Fly, & Play Package: Looking for star-style accommodations in between flights? Why not book our Park, Fly & Play package, designed specifically for those in the midst of travel. Whether it’s business or pleasure, you’ll find everything from gaming to entertainment and luxury accommodations – all under the same roof! Plus, we’ll provide round trip transportation to the Bangor International Airport and covered parking for your vehicle while you’re away! Deluxe room accommodations for two, No-charge parking for seven (7) days, & Round trip transportation to Bangor International Airport. Starting at $179 per nightCall 1-877-779-7771 to learn more or to book The Park, Fly & Play Package!

Bangor Parks & Recreation

SUGARLOAF Discount Lift Tickets!!

Must be registered by 1:00 pm Friday before each date.

When: See dates below
Where: Sugarloaf Mountain
Time: MEET 8:30-9:30 am in the King Pine Room to pick up lift tickets
Cost: Adult Lift Ticket $50 (Regular Price $95)
Young Adult (6-18) $46 (Regular Price $79)
Senior (65+) $46 (Regular Price $69)
Rentals: $28 per day

Here is your chance to purchase lift tickets for Sugarloaf Ski Resort for the date above. Purchase your tickets online or at our Recreation Office by 1pm on this upcoming Friday…then meet at in the King Pine Room at the mountain on Sunday morning to pick up tickets and there you go for a great day of skiing.

An email will be sent to all those who have registered on Friday afternoon, with reminders of where and when to meet as well as contact information for the Bangor Parks and Recreation Staff who will be on site.



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