Bear Springs Mountain Trail System Cross Country Skiing

The 50th most popular XC Ski in New York.

South of Walton in the western Catskills, the 7,200 acre Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area has 24 miles of marked trails rolling through forest and meadows. The scenic routes pass lakes and waterfalls.

To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from the north on US88, use Exit 20. Head south on SR10 to Walton. Turn east on SR206 for 5.2 miles. Turn on East Trout Road and head to the campground (where the trailhead is located).

Overall, Bear Springs Mountain Trail System is the 50th most popular cross country ski area of all 61 Nordic ski destinations in New York.

Bear Springs Mountain Trail System Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  Bear Springs (518) 357-2048 or (518) 357-2234; NY Tourism (800) CALL NYS.

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

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Bear Spring Mountain Campground (607) 865-6989

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/12/2016

ID:  15840

Bear Springs Mountain Trail System Cross Country Skiing Map


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