Blue Marsh Lake Cross Country Skiing

The 23rd most popular XC Ski in Pennsylvania.

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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 23rd most popular cross country ski area of all 35 Nordic ski destinations in Pennsylvania.

Blue Marsh Lake Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  BMSP (610) 376-6337; PA Visitor Info. (800) VISIT-PA.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Jan - Feb

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

GPS:  40.4028, -76.0803

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  6/27/2016

ID:  11123

Blue Marsh Lake Cross Country Skiing Map