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Four Seasons

Ride Description

The Four Seasons network provides a large network of trails, all of which are open to mountain biking. For double track rides, there are the following options totaling 7.4 miles. These trails are groomed for skiing in the winter, and during the summer you may encounter hikers on them.

Acadia FCU Loop (1.2 miles): This trail rolls through the fields south of the lodge.

Baker's Bluff (0.7 miles one-way): This trail climbs through the forest from the outer point of the Lodge Loop up to the Madawaska Loop. This is the easiest route up to the Madawaska Loop and Nadeau's Meadow.

Cross Loop (1.1 miles one-way): This trail departs from the St. John Loop to take users down toward the Acadian Cross. The return climb is long and steep in sections. Though this trail does not quite reach the Acadian Cross, a short departure from the trail will take users to the well-known landmark and is well worth the effort.

Four Seasons Trail (0.85 miles one-way): This section of trail leads from the Madawaska Loop back down to the Lodge Trail. This is a section of the original Four Seasons Trail from before the lodge was built. It is primarily downhill, and includes sharp corners.

Lodge Loop (0.6 miles): This is an ideal trail for beginners. It is short and features gentle terrain. It leaves the lodge and take users up through the woods to the edge of the old stadium before looping back to the current stadium.

Madawaska Loop (0.45 miles): It is also called Flag Loop. Though riders must climb to reach this trail, it is a flat, easy loop made by taking cut-offs known to locals as the flag cut-off and crossover A. The trail offers a reprieve from climbing after Baker's Bluff that meanders through wooded terrain.

Nadeau's Meadow Loop (0.3 miles): This trail departs from the Four Seasons Trail and winds through a picturesque meadow on gently rolling terrain.

Scream Hill (0.3 miles one-way): This is an alternative to climbing Baker's Bluff on the Madawaska Trail. It is a long, steep hill.

St. John Loop (1.6 miles): The St. John Loop takes riders through wooded terrain out to a section of open field with views toward the St. John River and Canada. This trail includes the reroute of the former Green Pail cutoff, and is also known as the Power Line Trail.

Additional hiking/snowshoeing/single track biking trails also wind throughout the network.


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Ride Stats

Type: Trail
Length: 8 miles
Difficulty: Moderate
Surface: Unpaved


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Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands - Off Road Vehicle Division


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