Mohawk Mountain State Forest Cross Country Skiing

The 5th most popular XC Ski in Connecticut.

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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 5th 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

GPS:  41.83905, -73.29982

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/8/2016

ID:  12984

Mohawk Mountain State Forest Cross Country Skiing Map