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Carter's X-C Ski Center

786 Intervale Rd, Bethel, ME 04217-4814
+1 207-824-3880
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Great price for a great experience

I visited Sunday River with a group of friends and wanted to try cross country skiing. None of us... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2017
Alice3403
Not great customer service when it counted.

My family and I rented cross country skis and headed up the hill by car to the "mountain" trails... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2016
Stacey Z
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Weston, Massachusetts, United States
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Carter's is a family-run cross country ski, snowshoe, and fat biking center nestled in the scenic hills and fields of Bethel, Maine. In addition to offering affordable fat bike, ski, and snowshoe rentals for all sizes, ages, and ability levels, we also sell a wide selection of new winter sportswear, snowshoes, and ski packages to meet any skier's needs - be it backcountry, racing, or touring. Stay overnight at our lodge or make a short ski in to one of our off-grid cabins. Call or visit our website for details.
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Mar 7, 2017
“Great price for a great experience”
Feb 16, 2016
“Not great customer service when it counted.”
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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786 Intervale Rd, Bethel, ME 04217-4814
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+1 207-824-3880
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

I visited Sunday River with a group of friends and wanted to try cross country skiing. None of us brought equipment but Carter's made this experience possible. They had everything necessary (different XC ski options, boots in every size, poles) for rent at a reasonable...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

My family and I rented cross country skis and headed up the hill by car to the "mountain" trails. I explained to the gentleman that all others with me were new to cross country and I wanted them to enjoy it so they would come...More

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Management response:Responded 28 February 2017

Dear Stacy, We are very sorry to hear about your experience here and can understand why you were not happy with your rental. We have an extensive rental fleet and try our best to tailor rental setups to meet each skier's needs. Most of the...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2016

We went for snow shoeing, and was able to go along all trails, plus additional trails. The groomer was out while we were out. If we just had more snow, these trails would have been pristine. I would definitely go back, and recommend it to...More

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Management response:Responded 28 February 2017

Thanks for the feedback! The snow has been feast or famine, and the rain and wild temperature swings have created challenges of their own for grooming, but we've been doing our best to keep the trails in good shape. It certainly beats last winter, so...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2016

We skied the lower trails through woods and along the river and fields. Beautiful scenery and great cover given limited recent snow fall. Owners are helpful and friendly. Can't wait to return to check out mountain trails.

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Management response:Responded 28 February 2017

We're glad you were able to explore our lower trail systems, and we hope you'll have the opportunity to return and hit the mountain! The view - and descent - are well worth the climb.

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Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been cross skiing at Carter's for several years now. It is owned and operated by a local family in which various members have lived and farmed the area for several generations. They truly care about their ski business. The ski...More

Thank Amy L
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Management response:Responded 28 February 2017

Thanks, Amy, for your continued patronage. We're glad we can provide a place for you and your family to enjoy the natural beauty that Bethel has to offer. See you on the trails!

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Reviewed 16 March 2015

Great afternoon of cross-country skiing on a warm spring day! Rentals available at the Lodge but we brought our own. Trail fee was $15 per person. We took the Wiley Farm Trail, which winds up a mountain on an old road through pines and birches...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2015

Greeted by a fun loving dog, we rented skis for the afternoon and had a blast on the trails. Beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and river valley. I wish we could have stayed longer and enjoyed some of the snow shoe trails also. Excellent...More

Thank Jordan Y
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