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Littleton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

I love this place. The staff and other guests are knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. The sauna is a complete joy after a day out in the cold beauty of the Maine woods in winter. The accommodations and food are warm and homey.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 February 2016

AMC's Gorman Chairback Lodge and cabins are a great getaway and have the potential to be an awesome cross country and BC skiing experience that are pretty accessible yet you also feel like you are really in the wilderness during the day yet have full amenities at night. My rating would be "excellent" if based solely upon the lodges, however,...

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Kennebunkport, Maine
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The staff & food and Gorman Chairback are fantastic! You couldn't want a better backcountry experience. They have expertly groomed ski & snowshoe trails, a beautiful new lodge with a sauna, showers, nice lounge with fireplace and spacious dining room with great views of Long Pond.

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Belmont, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We snowshoed approximately seven miles along well maintained trails from Little Lyford, another of AMC's lodges in the 100 Mile Wilderness, others were on skis. Both the modern lodge and rebuilt log cabins are rustic in appearance, and offer an exquisite setting along Long Pond. As with other AMC facilities, staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and competent; food was well prepared...

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We just returned from two nights at Gorman Chairback celebrating our 40th anniversary with daughters and their husbands. Our cabin (#11) slept 6 comfortably and the lodge was just 20 yards away. Whether skiing on well-groomed trails, seeing moose tracks, birds and an otter or nestled around a woodstove working on a jig-saw puzzle, we couldn't have asked for a...

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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We just spent 3 amazing days at Gorman lodge with 16 family members ages 18 months to 77 years. It was amazing. A great staff. Heavenly accommodations in rustic cabins on the edge of a frozen lake. Food was great. Cross country skiing fun. Be prepared for a long ski in or take the snow coach ride.

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Easthampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This was our first time at an AMC lodge. We generally tent or stay in a motel and we usually travel with our kayaks and hiking gear. I had read so much about this place in the AMC magazine we decided to give it a try. Greenville is an awesome little town, fun stores, nice little waterfront and a fantastic...

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Orrs Island, Maine
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Just returned after a marvelous 3 day,two night stay with a group of fellow hikers and kayakers. I stayed in the Octagon cabin which is the oldest cabin on the property - loved the character. The chef and staff provided amazing breakfasts and dinners - freshly grown vegetables, delicious baked goods, ample portions, well prepared. Paddling on Long Pond (lake)...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We spent Labor Day Weekend at Gorman Chairback Lodge. We have been to other AMC lodges and this is by far the best. The cabins are very clean and well maintained. We did a lot of hiking, canoeing and kayaking, everything is right there waiting for you. The food is excellent and there is plenty of it. The best part...

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

We have stayed both winter and summer at Gorman Chairback, part of the Maine AMC lodge system. We had cabin #8, which is an octagon log cabin, situated right on the lake. Very comfortable beds and although our cabin didn't have it's own bathroom, the main lodge was just above us. There are several new cabins that do have their...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Breakfast
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Located on the shore of Long Pond near Greenville, in Maine’s Moosehead Lake Region, and surrounded by 66,000-acres of AMC-owned conservation land, Gorman Chairback is the newest stop on AMC’s popular lodge-to-lodge ski route, as well as a spectacular wilderness destination on its own. Gorman Chairback offers unlimited opportunities for hiking and skiing on 70 miles of AMC-maintained trails, paddling and fishing for native brook trout, or simply enjoying the quiet beauty of the region. Newly refurbished private cabins include queen beds, wood stoves, and gas lamps. Home-cooked meals are served in the main lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins

Address: PO Box 310, Greenville, ME 04441-0310
Region: United States > Maine > Greenville
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Gorman Chairback Lodge And Cabins Greenville, Maine
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“talk to the staff about the various options.”
 of 5 bubbles traveler748, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the cabins face the lake. Some have more trees in front but you can still see the lake. Cabin 1 & 8 have less trees in front”
 of 5 bubbles RoMayo2016, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Cabins on the lake are great but you have to be willing to use the bathroom and shower at the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles NancyW856, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Discuss your sleeping arrangement needs with reservations staff for the best cabin fit for you.”
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  • Gorman Cabins
 of 5 bubbles MikeBarry657, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All cabins are near Long Pond with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles bobcA6223ML, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
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