There are two kinds of people: those who ski and those who snowboard. And in Massachusetts, there’s plenty going on for both kinds.

Love a good cardio workout and beautiful scenery? Head west and try Canterbury Farm Cross Country Ski Area’s 22 kilometers of cross-country skiing on groomed and tracked trails. Prefer downhill action? Wachusett Mountain Ski Area in Central Massachusetts features the highest mountain in Massachusetts east of the Connecticut River. Avid snowboarder? Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is the largest ski and snowboard resort in Southern New England and Nashoba Valley Ski Area is just 30 minutes from Boston. For real-time ski conditions, visit our ski local page.

  • Wachusett Mountain, Princeton

  • Nashoba Valley, Westford

  • Weston Ski Track

  • Ski Butternut, Great Barrington

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  • Otis Ridge Ski Area

    Otis

    One of the smaller scenic ski areas nestled in the Berkshires, boasting a diversity of terrain, full service ski and... more

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  • Pack Out Gear

    Charlestown

    Going camping? Pack Out Gear offers camping equipment rentals. Visitors to www.packoutgear.com may make selections from our inventory.... more

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  • Peaked Mountain

    Monson

    Explore woods roads through a former working forest and trek to a summit that rewards with panoramic views from Mount... more

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  • Petticoat Hill Reservation

    Williamsburg

    Explore a forest that boasts a rich variety of hardwood species, passing stone walls and cellar holes that reveal the... more

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  • Rock House Reservation

    West Brookfield

    Built by the glacier and blessed by indigenous tribes who hunted and worshiped here, the cave-like shelter and its surroundings... more

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  • Ski Butternut Ski Area

    Great Barrington

    Ranked #1 Ski Resort in Massachusetts Ranked #1 Classic Ski Area in the East Ranked #1 Ski Area under 1100ft vertical in the... more

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  • Still River Outfitters

    Bolton

    Recreational, whitewater and touring kayak and canoe, snowshoe, geo-cache, and hiking instruction by knowledgeable professionals. Exciting trips and team building... more

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  • Stump Sprouts Ski Touring Center

    West Hawley

    Cross country ski center located on an old mountain top farm. Instruction, groomed trails, ski and snowshoe rentals, accommodations available. more

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  • Tantiusques Reservation

    Sturbridge

    Hike through forested trails and visit the site of a former lead mine used by Native Americans and, later, European... more

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  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

    Princeton

    With a 1,000-foot vertical drop and 2,000-foot elevation; 22 trails and 8 lifts; Wachusett is the closest big mountain skiing to Boston.... more

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  • Western Massachusetts Cross Country Ski Areas

    Hawley

    WMCCSA's purpose is to promote cross country skiing and snowshoeing in Massachusetts. 7 XC ski areas are members. All provide groomed... more

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