Quarry Road is a year-round outdoor recreation destination for people of all ages, abilities and walks of life from the greater Waterville area, across Maine and beyond.

Located just 2 miles from downtown Waterville, Quarry Road’s trails and open spaces provide outstanding opportunities for cross-country skiingsnowshoeingbikingwalking, running, and paddling.

The area offers 13.3 km (8.2 miles) of world-class groomed Nordic ski trails, and additional miles of backcountry snowshoe and hiking trails. Our state-of-the-art snowmaking system ensures an early start to the ski season and reliable snow conditions all winter.

Quarry Road Recreation Area is owned and operated by the City of Waterville Department of Parks & Recreation. 

Friends of Quarry Road, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, works collaboratively with the City to provide guidance, raise capital, and assist in operations, upkeep, and oversight. Please join us.


Current Trail Conditions

The Quarry Road Trails system features over 13 km of groomed Nordic ski terrain. Trail passes, rentals, snacks, and information are available at the Quarry Road Welcome Center, which is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during ski season. (Hours may vary during early- and late-season operations.)  More than a mile of trail is lit for night skiing until 9 p.m. daily.

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