As many have discovered, there is a new winter trail system in town --- the newly open Newman trail system has its first winter. The Friends of the Orono Trust make sure that the ski trails are groomed for both classical as well as skate skiing, and there are plenty of snowshoe trails, up the Newman mountain. According to the full parking lot, it is a new popular winter spot in town.
This is a ski trail in the University of Maine trail system, not groomed on a Sunday but still beautiful.
The start of the Newman Hill ski trail system.
There are a few maps on the trails, but it is better to pick up a map at the parking lot board.
The Veazie Railroad bed is flat and wide, great for beginners.