Canterbury 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!

Cranwell Mansion with X-C SkiersWith 10 kilometers of scenic, groomed trails, Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club welcomes all levels of skiers and snowshoe enthusiasts. Whether you cross-country ski or venture out on an exhilarating snowshoe trek, this is a great place to spend an outdoor winter day. Conveniently located next to the popular Sloane's Tavern, our Ski Center offers a complete line of modern Rossignol Ski Touring rental equipment and Tubbs Snowshoes, as well as skier accessories and healthy trail snacks.

hilltop1"Awesome 20-Mile Views of the Berkshires!"

"...arguably the coziest place to cross country ski in the Berkshires..."
-Chris Newbound, Berkshire Magazine

Hilltop Orchards—a 200-acre property which is home to one of the region's largest apple orchards and award-winning Furnace Brook Winery—also has a surprisingly adventurous Nordic Ski Center!

Snowshoers and xc skiers are delighted by the inventive trails designed by John Morton, a seven-time participant in the Winter Olympics as an athlete, coach and leader of the U.S. Biathlon Team.

The expertly groomed trails offer fun for all abilities. Courses are groomed for both classic and skating-style skiing as well as snowshoeing. The combination of twists and turns along the woodland trails make this experience like none other!

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.

Northfield 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.

With 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 mountain top 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.