Bucksteep Manor Cross Country Skiing

The 2nd most popular XC Ski in Massachusetts.

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In far western Massachusetts, the Berkshire Mountains have several great areas for cross-country skiing. Near the town of Washington, the October State Forest has plenty of backcountry skiing, along with 20 km of well-groomed trails around nearby Bucksteep Manor.

Overall, Bucksteep Manor is the 2nd most popular cross country ski area of all 21 Nordic ski destinations in Massachusetts. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Bucksteep Manor including Hickory Hill XC, Butternut Cross Country, Mount Graylock State Reservation, Maple Corner Farm, Beartown State Forest and Notchview ReservationCanterbury Farm Ski Area.

Bucksteep Manor Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  Mass. Tourism (800) 447-MASS; Berkshire Tourism (800) 237-5747; Berkshire Central Reservations (888) 248-4760; Berkshire Trails by Whit Griswold; Cross-Country in the Bershire Hills by Lauren R. Stevens.

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

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Mixed

Base Camp:  Bucksteep Manor, Washington (413) 623-5535; Cranwell Resort (413) 637-1364

Luxury Loding:  Canyon Ranch, Lenox (800) 326-7080; Wheatleigh, Lenox (800) 321-0610

Reference Source:  click here http://www.bucksteepmanor.com/

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  8/6/2016

ID:  7249

Bucksteep Manor Cross Country Skiing Map