Cross-Country Skiing

Ski Notchview

Budd Visitor Center is currently closed for the season. THANK YOU for a wonderful ski season!

Renowned for its Nordic skiing and snowshoeing, Notchview which is located in Windsor, MA also entices year-round adventurers for hiking and bird watching. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing available early December to 3/28 (weather dependent), daily, 8AM to 5:00PM.

For more information on Notchview, click here.

Daily Ticket Rates

Trustees Members 25% discount

Weekend / Holiday without a season pass Weekday without a season pass
Adult(18+): $15 Adult(18+): $10.50
Child (ages 6–17): $7.50 Child (ages 6–17): $5.25


Weekend / Holiday
without a season pass
without a season pass
Adult(18+): $20  Adult(18+): $14
Child (ages 6–17): $10  Child (ages 6–17): $7

Ski & Snowshoe Rental Rates

Rentals are first come first serve – they will sell out on weekend and Holidays. Come early!

SkisOne day rental; includes boots, poles, and skis
Adult package: $20
Child package: $15
Members receive 10% Discount

SnowshoesOne day rental; wear your own sturdy boots to use with snowshoes
Adult: $12
Child: $6
Members receive 10% Discount

Learn to Ski Program: Due to high demand lessons will sell out

Learn to Ski One-Day Group Lesson:Notchview’s beautiful trails and friendly instructors provide a welcoming experience for new skiers interested in the sport. This package is for those who want a lesson and day pass for one day – (Rentals not included and can be purchased at the Budd Visitor Center- arrive 1 hour before your lesson if you intend to rent).

Lessons times are on weekends and holidays at 11AM & 1PM for 1 hour (and usually run over). New this year: Members now enjoy a 25% discount!

BOOK LESSON HERE (rentals not included)

Group Lesson $40 Weekend- 11AM or 1PM
Member Group Lesson $30 Weekend- 11AM or 1PM

Private Lessons:Interested in learning how to cross country ski with friends? Want a fun and new nature-filled activity for the family?  Our private and group lessons are perfect for small groups and families itching to get outside. Availability is limited due to demand. Book your lessons in advance by emailing:

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