Ski Big Bear Cross Country Skiing

Near Lackawaxen in the Pocono Mountains, the Ski Big Bear ski area has a cross country skiing trail system.

To reach the ski area from NYC:

a.. Take Interstate 80 West, 36 miles to Route 15 North - Exit 34B

b.. Follow Route 15 to 206 North to the bridge crossing the Delaware River

c.. Bear Right onto 209 North straight through light where Route 6 Begins

d.. Follow Route 6 West approx. 12 miles to the intersection of PA Route 434 at the Exxon Gas Station

e.. At the fork in the road, bear left and take 590 West

f.. Follow 590 to Lackawaxen

g.. Turn right after crossing the first bridge (Lackawaxen River)onto Masthope Plank Rd.

H.. At "T" turn left and go one mile to top of hill.

i.. At 4-way stop, turn right onto Karl Hope Blvd.

J.. Ski Big Bear is at the end of Karl Hope Blvd.

Ski Big Bear Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  Ski Big Bear (570) 685-1400; PA Visitor Info. (800) VISIT-PA.

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

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Mountaintop Lodge, Pocono Pines (570) 646-6636

Luxury Loding:  Crescent Lodge, Cresco (570) 595-7486

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/19/2016

Ski Big Bear Cross Country Skiing Map


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