Cross Country Skiing

South Region

Ames Nowell State ParkAbington
Blue Hills Reservation Milton
Borderland State ParkN. Easton
Cape Cod Rail TrailDennis-Wellfleet
Dighton Rock State ParkBerkley
Ellisville Harbor State ParkPlymouth
F. Gilbert Hills State ForestFoxboro
Freetown-Fall River State ForestAssonet
Manuel F. Correllus State ForestMartha's Vineyard
Massasoit State ParkTaunton
Myles Standish State ForestCarver
Nickerson State ParkBrewster
Shawme-Crowell State ForestSandwich
Wompatuck State ParkHingham

North Region

Ashland State ParkAshland
Bradley Palmer State ParkTopsfield
Breakheart Reservation Saugus
Callahan State ParkFramingham
Harold Parker State ForestN. Andover
Hopkinton State ParkHopkinton
Walden Pond State ReservationConcord
Georgetown-Rowley State ForestGeorgetown
Great Brook Farm State ParkCarlisle
Halibut Point State ParkRockport
Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State ForestLowell
Maudslay State ParkNewburyport
Willowdale State ForestIpswich

Central Region

Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State ParkUxbridge
Douglas State ForestDouglas
Leominster State ForestWestminster
Moore State ParkPaxton
Nashua River Rail TrailAyer, Groton, Pepperell and Dunstable
Purgatory Chasm State ReservationSutton
Rutland State ParkRutland
Spencer State ForestSpencer
Wachusett Mountain State ReservationPrinceton
Brimfield State ForestBrimfield
Dunn Pond State ParkGardner
Erving State ForestErving
Federated Women's Club State ForestPetersham
Lake Dennison Recreation AreaWinchendon
Mt. Grace State ForestWarwick
Norwottock Rail TrailNorthampton
Otter River State ForestBaldwinville
Pearl Hill State ParkW. Townsend
Robinson State ParkAgawam
Southern New England Trunkline Trail Douglas, Uxbridge, Millville, Blackstone, Bellingham, and Franklin
Upton State ForestUpton
Wells State ParkSturbridge
Wendell State ForestWendell
Willard Brook State ForestAshby & Townsend

West Region

Ashuwillticook Rail TrailLanesborough, Cheshire, Adams
Beartown State ForestMonterey
Clarksburg State ParkClarksburg
Chicopee Memorial State ParkChicopee Falls
D.A.R. State ForestGoshen
Dubuque, Kenneth Memorial State ForestHawley
Granville State ForestGranville
Mohawk Trail State ForestCharlemont
Monroe State ForestMonroe
Mt. Everett State ReservationMt. Washington
Mt. Greylock State ReservationLanesborough
Holyoke Range State ParkAmherst
Mt. Tom State ReservationHolyoke
Mt. Washington State ForestMt. Washington
October Mountain State ForestLee
Pittsfield State ForestPittsfield
Sandisfield State Forest (York Lake)Sandisfield
Savoy Mountain State ForestSavoy (RTE. 116)
Tolland State ForestOtis
Windsor State ForestWindsor

Ski Trails in Greater Boston

Leo J. Martin Ski Track

The operating season of DCR’s Leo J. Martin Ski Track will commence in mid December and end in mid-late March; weather permitting. The operating hours of the ski track will be:

  • 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM Monday through Thursday
  • 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM Friday
  • 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. 

Hours are subject to change due special events, weather, and ski trail conditions


From the North Take 128 South to exit 24, Route 30. Make a left turn at the end of the ramp onto Route 30 West. At the next set of lights turn left onto Park Road. The Ski Track is a half a mile down the road on the left.
From the South Take 128 North to exit 21, Route 16. Turn left at the end of the ramp and follow Route 16 West for 1/2 mile. At the second set of lights turn right onto Concord Street. The Ski track is 1 mile up the road on the right.

Blue Hills Reservation Ski Touring and Cross-Country

Blue Hills Reservation, Milton/Canton, 617-698-1802
Open seven days a week, dawn until dusk. Bulletin boards, Maps and trail Markers delineate the route. The public is welcome during daylight hours. For more information and trail maps, call reservation headquarters.


MBTA: Take the Red Line to Quincy Center, take MBTA bus #238, exit at West and Willard Streets across from skating rink, cross rink parking lot to St. Moritz Nature Trail.
By car: Rt. 128 to Exit 3, Houghton's Pond. Turn right at stop sign onto Hillside Street. Houghton's Pond is approximately one mile on the right. Or continue to reservation headquarters on the left, next to the MDC stables.

Downhill Skiing/Boarding

Located within the Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, Wachusett Mountain Ski Area operates in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, providing skiing and snowboarding on 100 acres of terrain within a 450-acre leased area. For more information about skiing Wachusett Mountain.