About Us

Winding Trails is a unique nonprofit organization that exists on a beautiful 380 acre parcel of land with pristine woods, clear waterways, and outstanding facilities. Through our six main programs areas of membership, summer day camp, cross country ski center, special events & programs, and conservation & education, we are dedicated to the following mission and guiding principles.


Winding Trails, Inc. is a non-profit, organization serving people from Farmington and surrounding communities, providing year round recreational and educational activities for the enjoyment and growth of all families and individuals.  Winding Trails is dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of the natural woodlands and waterways that allow outdoor programming, character development, and other activities that strengthen the lives of those we serve.

Guiding Principles

Sense of community  Providing opportunities for families and friends to spend quality time together and share outdoor adventures in welcoming and safe surroundings is at the core of everything we do. We also understand we are a unique regional resource and recognize the importance of working collaboratively with our local and regional neighbors.

Love for the outdoors  We instill a love for the outdoors and an appreciation for nature. We recognize the importance of the outdoors to our quality of life and health. We are committed to the conservation of the natural environment.

Leadership and Life skills  Through our recreational and educational programming we provide opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to learn and to demonstrate leadership skills, cooperation, responsibility, communication and sportsmanship.  We encourage participants to utilize these skills in all aspects of their lives