Northwest of Reading, the Blue Marsh State Park has 28 miles of rolling cross country ski trails twisting through meadows and hardwood forests. The main trail (22 mi.) follows the edge of the lake and passes through forest, bridal trails and some gravel roads.
To reach the trailehad from the intersection of SR 183 and Robesdnia Rd. in Bernville, go southwest on Robesdnia Rd. for 2.3 miles (the road will turn into Heidelberg Rd.) Turn left on Church Rd. and go almost 2 miles to parking.
Overall, Blue Marsh Lake is the 24th most popular cross country ski area of all 35 Nordic ski destinations in Pennsylvania.