Bear Springs Mountain Trail System Cross Country Skiing
The 50th most popular XC Ski in New York.
Friday 15 July 2016 04:24 GMT
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. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Bear Springs Mountain Trail System including Vernooy Kill Falls Trail, Catskill Scenic Trail, Frost Valley YMCA, Mountain Trails Cross Country Ski Center and Belleayre Mountain Ski Area.