2. LOST VALLEY, AUBURN, ME
While Lost Valley may not be the first mountain you’ll want to ski, this spot has offered fun for kids after school and on the weekends for decades. Lost Valley has been family-owned and run for over three generations. Just five minutes from downtown Lewiston/Auburn, this 240-foot ski hill offers family fun day and night. During the week, many town recreation programs have after-school ski programs at Lost Valley making it super kid-friendly.
3. BLACK MOUNTAIN, RUMFORD, ME
Nestled in the old mill town of Rumford, Black Mountain is a small family mountain with 1,150 vertical feet. This super affordable mountain has five lifts, including a classic T-bar and handle tow. Kids in second grade and younger always ski free at Black Mountain.
4. MOUNT ABRAM, GREENWOOD, ME
Skip the crowds at the busier mountains and head to Mount Abram for some relaxed family fun. Mount Abram offers a large ski school and beginner ski area and weekly ski races for those who love a little speed. For the daredevil, there is even backcountry skiing. Lift tickets and passes are affordable for the whole family.