Whaupaunaucau State Forest Cross Country Skiing

The 34th most popular XC Ski in New York.

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Southeast of Syracuse and northeast of Norwich, the 1,000 acre Whaupaunaucau State Forest has a nice trail network open to cross country skiing. This is a rolling forested trail network.

The trailhead is located 6 miles southwest of New Berlin on CR29, or 6 miles northeast of Norwich on CR320 (which turns into CR29).

Overall, Whaupaunaucau State Forest is the 34th most popular cross country ski area of all 60 Nordic ski destinations in New York. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Whaupaunaucau State Forest including Rodman - Barnes Corner Ski Trail, Salmon Hills Outdoor Adventure Center, Highland Forest County Park, Chateaugay State Forest, Black River Environmental Improvement Association and Brookfield Trail System.


Local Contact(s):  WSF (607) 674-4036; DEC (607) 753-3095; NY Tourism (800) CALL NYS.

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

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.dec.ny.gov/

Article Source:   Best Whaupaunaucau State Forest Cross Country Skiing Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=SKI&id=14417

GPS:  42.6073, -75.4608

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/16/2016

ID:  14417

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Whaupaunaucau State Forest Cross Country Skiing Map