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Winter Sports

We are a winter play land, famous for our skiing and winter sports. Here is our guide to the some of the many places to ski, skate and exercise.

Ski Downhill

Catamount With a 1,000’ vertical drop , 130 skiable acres, 31 trails with snowmaking and 6 lifts including a summit quad. Terrain for all abilities, children’s program and School.
State Route 23 East Hillsdale NY 12529 518.325.3200
Jiminy Peak A 4 season resort, Jiminy is the largest ski and snowboard resort in southern New England offering year-round dining and lodging options.
37 Corey Road Hancock MA 01237 413.738.5500
Mohawk Mountain Temperatures are dropping and our snowmakers will go non-stop! Dust off your skis and boards, pull on your gloves and get your runs in! Winter has arrived!!
46 Great Hollow Road Cornwall CT 06753 860.672.6100
Ski Butternut Ski Butternut is located on East Mountain and provides 110 acres of skiing, spread across 22 trails. All ski trails are covered with snowmaking.
380 State Road Great Barrington MA 01230 413 528 2000

Alternate Sports

Bard College at Simon's Rock The Kilpatrick Athletic Center has an eight-lane 25 yard swimming pool as part of a modern fitness complex.
84 Alford Road Great Barrington MA 01230 413 644 4400
Hotchkiss Pool The ten-lane pool is open for adult-only swims. Check website for times.
Routes 112 & 41 Lakeville CT 06039 860 435 5182
Ice Skating Venues Click on the link below for listing of ponds and rinks ready for your blades.
From CT to the Berkshires

Cross Country

Burger Hill & Poets' Walk Scenic Hudson offers wide open spaces with spectacular vistas for snowshoeing and cross country skiing.
Rhinebeck NY 12572 845.473.4440
Canterbury Farm Ski Touring Center A mini resort with miles of groomed and tracked ski trails. Rent skis, snowshoes and skates. Lessons available and the trails open every day.
1986 Fred Snow Road Becket MA 01223 413.623.0100
Copake Country Club Alpina cross country ski packages (skis, boots, poles, bindings) available to rent.Trails of various lengths are groomed. Confirm that they are open.
44 Golf Course Road Copake Lake NY 12521
Cranwell Ski Center Welcomes all levels of skiers and snowshoe enthusiasts. You can rent skates and state-of-the-art skis to explore the ten kilometers of groomed trails.
55 Lee Road Lenox MA 01240 413.637.1364 x 607
Hilltop Orchards Cross country ski or snowshoe on 20 miles of groomed trails throughout the orchard and on pristine back country trails. Enjoy views and relax by the fire. Snowshoe rentals.
508 Canaan Road Richmond MA 01254 800.833.6274
Notchview Enjoy the 40 km of ski and snowshoe trails on 3200 acres. Open daily, the Budd Visitor Center features a masonry heater, a perfect place to take a break with hot drinks and food.
Route 9 Windsor MA 01270 413.684.0148
Omi International Arts Center Contemporary sculpture, art, and architecture as you ski Omi's trails through the Fields Sculpture Park from dawn to dusk. Café on weekends 12PM-4PM.
1405 County Route 22 Ghent NY 12075 518.392.4747
Topsmead State Forest Once a private estate, the summer home of Miss Edith Morton Chase and the grounds becomes a winter wonderland when covered in snow.
Buell Road Litchfield CT 06759 860.424.3200
White Memorial Conservation Center Over 35 miles of hiking trails, the former home of Alain White, a not-for-profit educational center, has many pathways for skiing and snowshoeing.
80 Whitehall Road Litchfield CT 06759 860.567.0857