Skaters on a frozen pondCanterbury Farm is nestled high in the Berkshire Hills, 1650 feet elevation. Our trail system was specifically designed for cross country skiing with 22 km of trails. We groom and track the majority of trails daily with beginner, intermediate, and advanced terrain. Some trails are wide for skating, and a few backwoods trails are ski tracked only. Our northern exposure guarantees the best snow in the Berkshires. Top of the line grooming and track setting equipment makes our ski conditions as good as it gets!

maplecorner1Maple Corner Farm Cross Country Ski Center, a working family farm since 1840, has a friendly atmosphere that the whole family can enjoy. The Center is located in the foothills of the Berkshires and has an elevation of 1,400 feet. A large ski warm up area with beginner trails is located right behind the ski lodge. There are 20 kilometers of marked ski trails from beginner to expert, machine groomed for traditional and skating styles. We also have 10 km. of natural woods snowshoe trails that weave through the evergreen forest and down to the big meadow.

Skiers in the woodsNorthfield Mountain Cross Country Ski Area, on Route 63 in Northfield, is open for great cross country skiing. At Northfield, you can ski a gorgeous sweep of the mountain on 25 miles of trails groomed for classical and free style skiing. These carriage-width trails vary from rolling beginner trails, to scenic intermediate circuits, to the demanding 800 foot vertical climb of the Tenth Mountain Trail.

Cross-country skier at duskWith over 3,000 acres of scenic forest and open meadow, Notchview offers an idyllic escape for winter sport enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels, from beginners to experienced skiers and snowshoe hikers. 17 kilometers of trails are groomed and track-set for classical cross-country skiing; 10 kilometers are groomed for skate skiing. Young skiers can enjoy our sheltered Kinderloop, or check out our separate groomed trail system for “skijoring,” or skiing with dogs. You can also snowshoe on newly-dedicated trails or go off track and explore the backcountry on either skis or snowshoes.

stumpsproutsStump Sprouts is a small rustic resort on a 450-acre mountaintop farm just south of the Mohawk Trail. With elevations ranging up to 2000', Stump Sprouts has some of the most reliable snow conditions in Southern New England. 25 KM of trails designed primarily for classical skiing and snowshoeing wind through the property and out into the adjoining state forest. The unique trail system features wooded glades and landscaped intersections connected by a variety of trails. A large boulder stands guard near a clearing at the highest point on the land where four trails meet. The view from this point makes it a popular destination.