Mohawk Mountain State Forest Cross Country Skiing

The 4th most popular XC Ski in Connecticut.

Near Goshen, the 2,900 acre Mohawk Mountain State Forest has plenty of cross country skiing trails to explore with great vistas.

To reach the trail from the north, take Route 7 south onto Route 63 south to the rotary in Goshen, then Route 4 west to Mohawk State Forest.

To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from the south, take Route 8 north, Exit 18, (Harwinton Exit). Proceed west on Route 118 to the center of Litchfield, and then go north on Route 63 to the rotary in Goshen Center. Take Route 4 west from Goshen approximately 4 miles to the entrance on the left for Mohawk State Forest.

Overall, Mohawk Mountain State Forest is the 4th most popular cross country ski area of all 7 Nordic ski destinations in Connecticut.

Mohawk Mountain State Forest Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  MMSF (860) 927-3238; Conn. Visitors (800) CTBOUND

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

Best Season:  Jan - Feb

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/5/2016

ID:  12984

Mohawk Mountain State Forest Cross Country Skiing Map


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