Dartmouth Cross Country Ski Center. Up to 15 miles Info: Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust Woodstock Equestrian Park. Almost always it is a quiet refuge from crowds, and there is no ticket to buy or operating hours to schedule around. But once the snow falls, the property welcomes skiers of all abilities. LaTourette Golf Course, at the center of the greenbelt, is the most popular spot for skiers, offering an open, ungroomed expanse of fairways.
There's a special trail for skiers with dogs, and another is lit for night skiing.
The Woodstock name comes from a farm once owned by George Washington. Beginning, intermediate, and expert trails are groomed daily, with a variety of loops ranging from 1 to 7 kilometers. I turn to him to say so.
Mugs of hot chocolate and the warm shops of Rangeley Village are never far from any of these lovely little treks into the big woods.