Mount Graylock State Reservation Cross Country Skiing

The 5th most popular XC Ski in Massachusetts.

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North of Lanesborough, the 11,500 acre Mount Graylock State Reservation has miles of difficult backcountry ski trails about the namesake peak to explore.

To reach the trailhead from the Mass Pike US90, use Exit 2 in Lee. Follow Rte. 20 west to Rte. 7 north. Continue north from Pittsfield to Lanesborough. About 1.5 miles north of Lanesborough center watch for the Mt. Greylock Reservation and Visitor Center signs on the right. Turn right onto North Main St. and follow brown state reservation signs.

Overall, Mount Graylock State Reservation is the 5th most popular cross country ski area of all 21 Nordic ski destinations in Massachusetts. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Mount Graylock State Reservation including Bucksteep Manor, Hickory Hill XC, Butternut Cross Country, Beartown State Forest, Notchview Reservation and Maple Corner FarmCanterbury Farm Ski Area.

Mount Graylock State Reservation Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  MGSR (413) 499-4262; Mass. Tourism (800) 447-MASS.

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

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  State Forest Campground

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  42.60184, -73.20105

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  8/3/2016

ID:  14050

Mount Graylock State Reservation Cross Country Skiing Map