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Every Season

Libby Hill Trails provide four season recreation to southern Maine residents.  There are two types of blazed trails and other unmarked trails to accommodate a variety of activities. We also recommend you visit our Navigating Libby Hill page to familiarize yourself with blazed and unmarked trails.

Wide Trails – Our five miles of wide track trails (15 feet wide) are designed for competition level cross country skiing.  Designed by world-famous trail designer John Morton, the wide trails provide a good mix elevation changes and contours. All these trails are color blazed to match the colors on our map.

Trails include Moose Odyssey, Turkey Trot, Deer Run, and Holmquist Hollow.  Winter trail usage is limited to skiing only on wide trails.  In other seasons walking and running these trails will give the trail user park like experience. Hikers and snowshoers should use the narrow trails when wide trails are groomed in winter.

Marked Narrow Trails – Three miles of narrow trails are designed to give trail users a wild woods experience.  The trails are single track and wind through boulders, trees, and cross Thayer Brook.  These trails provide some of the best snowshoeing terrain in southern Maine.  In summer, these trails are popular with mountain bikers and hikers.  These trails include Lynx, Ghost, Harold Libbey, and Outback trails.

Unmarked Narrow Trails – A series of densely spaced mountain bike trails intersect many of the wide trails at the top of the hill. Please refer to digital mapping apps to navigate those trails.

ATV/Snowmobile trails – These trails are unmarked but are easy to identify. You may walk, bike, or ski them but please yield to recreational equipment.

Old Libby Hill Road – This dirt road begins at the parking lot by the GNG middle school. It is used by residents of Trail Head Drive and Homestead Acres. While you can use the road to quickly exit Libby Hill, we recommend you do so only when necessary. Note you are not allowed to park anywhere along the dirt section of Old Libby Hill Road. Beyond the Libby Hill Property the old road continues toward Little Sebago Lake. This is on private property and please refer to current landowners’ permissions when going on that section.

Running Libby Hill – Get a runner’s perspective on the trails at Libby Hill.  John Keller provides great insight on why the trails are so ideal for cross country and trail running.

Directions to trail heads and parking lot

DISCLAIMER:   All trail users assume complete responsibility for their own safety and the actions of their pets on Libby Hill.

Dedicated Mountain Bike Trail are now open. Partial open trails are Lynx, Harold Libbey, and Moose Odyssey. Closed trails are Turkey Trot, Holmquist Hollow, Ghost. Fully Open are Outback and Deer Run, and Mountain Bike Trails.