South of Amherst, the 2,936 acre Mount Holyoke Range State Park has 30 miles of backcountry cross country ski trails through rolling forests.
To reach the cross country skiing at Mount Holyoke Range State Park from the Mass Turnpike US90, use Exit 5. Head north on SR33 to SR166. Proceed north on SR116 into Amherst and follow the signs.
Overall, Mount Holyoke Range State Park is the 10th most popular cross country ski area of all 21 Nordic ski destinations in Massachusetts.