Hilltown Families


Accessible to skiers of all ages and abilities, nordic skiing is a favorite winter activity locally. Skiers young, old, inexperienced, and expert can take advantage of local trail systems, equipment rentals, classes, and special community events in order to experience the magic that nordic skiing adds to a Western Massachusetts winter.

With winter truly upon us here in western Massachusetts, families are gearing up for ski season! Take advantage of the many properties and trail systems catering to cross-country skiing during the winter months. Families can find lessons, equipment rentals, and opportunities to explore the wintry landscape by tapping into local resources for cross-country skiing!

Due to lack of snow Winter Trails day has been rescheduled for February 11, 2012. Winter Feels Good: A Day of Winter Family Fun January 7th, 2012 Notchview, a cross country skiing and snowshoeing center located in Windsor, MA, is hosting their annual Winter Trails day on January 7th, 2012!  The event takes place from 10am-3pm, and is full of opportunities for families to work on their ski and showshoe skills!  There… Read More

Season Begins at Notchview! Though the ground is still snow-free, the winter outdoor activity season is beginning!  The Trustees of Reservations’ Notchview in Windsor, MA opened for the season on December 5th, and there are all sorts of outdoor adventures to be had this winter! There’s a youth ski league where kids can have fun learning fundamental ski skills on Sunday, Mar. 4th, 2012, and aspiring nordic skiiers of all ages can… Read More

Enter to win… Family Yearlong Membership to the Trustees of Reservations and a Family Pass for Cross-Country Skiing at Notchview in Windsor for 2011-12 Season! Western MA is a beautiful place to visit and explore all year long.  With winter coming and snow sure to fall, many families will be looking to snowshoeing and cross-country skiing as ways to get outside and enjoy the snowy backwoods and trails in the region. In… Read More

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