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Your printable calendar of Gateway to Maine Outside Winter 2016 outings!

If you are interested in joining us on one, be sure to reserve your spot with the organization that is leading the outing.

 

 
January 23rd 2016 - Salmon Falls River & Keay Brook

Host: Great Works Regional Land Trust

When: Saturday, January 23rd, 10am-1pm

Explore this Conservation Area along the Salmon Falls River and its' new addition, Kea Brook. Glide easy on skis or easy to moderate terrain for snow shoes as this preserve offers level ground for both. GWRLT Board Member Michael Wright of Berwick will lead this ski/snowshoe. To register call GWRLT at 207-646-3604 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For more information, visit gwrlt.org

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Salmon Falls Conservation Area, Berwick Adventure level: Moderate Ski/Snowshoe
 
February 6, 2016 - Hike, Ski, Snowshoe at Brave Boat Headwaters

Ella on skis

Hosts: Kittery Land Trust 

When: Saturday, February 6, 2016   10am - 2pm
Get our your cross country skis and snowshoes, bring your family and friends, and join us for a fun winter outing at KLT's Brave Boat Headwaters Preserve! Explore beautiful trails, dogsled rides and enjoy some hot chocolate. Snowshoes will be available to borrow. This event is co-sponsored with the Kittery PTA. For m
ore information and updates, please visit www.kitterylandtrust.org.

Snow/Rain date = 2/27/16

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where:  Kittery
Adventure level: Moderate

 

 
Feb. 13, 2016 - Seeking Sweethearts Snowshoe Hike!

Host: Mount Agamenticus and Center for Wildlife

When: Saturday, February 13th from 10am-12 pm

Join us to learn about the courtship season of native wildlife, then head onto the trails of Mount A for a guided snowshoe hike! Open to all ages, $7 suggested donation per person, reservations required. Please visit www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm fmi.
What: Snowshoe Hike
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Moderate
 
Feb. 13, 2016 - Bobcat Haunts & Habits

bobcatHost: White Pine Programs

When: Feb 13th, 2016 from 9am -3pm

Bobcats live almost invisibly. This hike reveals many of this felines secrets to help you learn from its wily ways. Traverse trails with expert tracker Dan Hansche, search hunting haunts, scats, sprays, beds and more. Requires strenuous hiking. Open to Adults and interested teens 16+ Meet at the base parking lot of Mt A. Cost is $65 per person. To Register visit www.WhitePinePrograms.org

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where :Cape Neddick, Maine Adventure level: Strenuous

 

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Feb. 20, 2016 - Beaver Dam Heath Ski/Snowshoe

Host: Great Works Regional Land Trust

When: Saturday, February 20th, 10am-noon

Beaver Dam Heath, an important wetland area in Berwick is one of those places which is inaccessible in warmer months. There is a magic about this isolated, sunken area where the outside world dares not intrude. Explore the frozen beauty of this conservation area by ski or snowshoes. Free to members, suggested donation of $5 ($10/family) for non-members. Snow date, sunday Feb 21.

Visit: gwrlt.org for more information.

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Beaver Dam Heath, Berwick Adventure level: Moderate Ski/Snowshoe
 
Feb 27th 2016 Winter Weasels

weasel

Host: White Pine Programs

When: Feb 27th, 2016 from 9am - 3pm

The Mount Agamenticus reserve is rich with winter weasel activity- join certified tracker Amy Beal in search for weasel hotspots in pursuit of river otter, fisher, American mink and more! This is a prime time for snow tracking. This program involves Moderate physical activity and welcomes all skill levels. Adults and interested teens 16+ meet at the base parking lot of Mt.A. Cost is $65. To register visit www.WhitePinePrograms.org

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Cape Neddick, Maine Adventure level: Moderate
 
Feb. 27, 2016 - Orris Falls - Beaver Marsh Explore

Balancing Rock

Host: Great Works Regional Land Trust

When: Saturday, February 27th, 10am-1pm

Exploring Orris Falls in the winter provides the unique ability to trek across the Beaver marsh which feeds Orris Falls. When frozen solid, hikers are treated to open views that can't be had the rest of the year. Expect to visit the Big Bump, Orris Falls, and Baker's Oven - some of the "Wonders of Tatnic." As time and interest allow, the excursion mat extend to Balancing Rock and Tatnic Ledges. Snowshoes required. Free for members, $5 ($10 family) suggested donation. Reservations required, visit gwrlt.org.

 

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: South Berwick Adventure level: Moderate
 
Jan - Feb 22, 2016 - Snow Sculpting Contest

snowman contest

Host: York Parks and Recreation and Mount A

When: Ongoing thru February 22, 2016

Enter York’s second annual snowman sculpting contest and have some fun in the snow this winter!  Build a snowman this weekend or before the February 22nd deadline and post a picture to facebook.com/yorkmaine with the hashtag #Yorkmaine.  Prizes for the top three pictures with the most “likes”.  Voting ends February 26th.    FMI: YPRD

 

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: York Adventure level: Easy
 
Nov - Mar, 2016 - Mount A's Story Walk Trail

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Host:  Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program

When:  Nov - March, 2016  Self-Guided/daylight hours

The StoryWalkTM program combines the benefits of physical activity, time outdoors in nature, literacy and family time by taking children’s books and posting them, in pieces, along a recreational path or hiking trail.  Discover this fall’s NEW feature: “When the Wind Stops”, by Charlotte Zolotow and illustrated by Stefano Vitale.   Then be sure to check back for a new winter feature: “The Snowy Day”, by Anna Milbourne and illustrated by Elena Temporin.  To find the trail, visit: www.agamenticus.org

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: York/ South Berwick Adventure level:  Moderate to Strenuous
 
April 23, 2016 Vernal Pools @ Hilton Winn Farm

Host: White Pine Programs

When: Saturday April 23, 2016 - 9:30 am - noon (rain date April 24th)

Meet up at The Youth Enrichment Center at Hilton Winn Farm, just 3.2 mi from downtown Ogunquit. Trek alongside expert wildlife trackers from White Pine Programs and learn how to identify signs of wild life in vernal pools! Please contact the York Land Trust for registration, 207-363-7400. This event is free to YLT members. All others please consider a donation. Wear sturdy footwear and warm cloths!

 

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Hilton Winn Farm, Ogunquit Adventure level: Moderate
 

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