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Cross-Country Skiing

Ski Notchview

Trails are currently closed for skiing and snowshoeing.

Notchview is located in Windsor, MA and renowned for its Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. With over 25 miles of trails to explore, there is something for everyone. Almost half of the trails are groomed and track-set for classical cross-country skiing and 5 miles are groomed for skate skiing. A separate trail system is for “skijoring,” or skiing with dogs. You can also snowshoe alongside the ski trails or go off track and explore the backcountry. Hours of operation are 8:30AM to 4:30PM. Please check snow report for updated conditions

Ski Pass Rates and Information

Day Pass
Season Pass
Ski and Snowshoe Rentals
Snow Report


Notchview Lessons and Programs

Ski Lessons and Pricing
Events and Programs at Notchview
Plan Your Day
Notchview Photos

Day Pass Ticket Rates

Member Adult $10 $15
Member Youth $5 $7
Non-Member Adult $15 $20
Non-Member Youth $7 $10

*Holiday peak pricing includes:  12/27-12/31 & 2/21-2/25. Notchview will be CLOSED December 25 (Budd Visitor Center will not be open).

Member Season Pass

Trustees Members can enjoy a Season-long Trail Pass for only $69 per Adult and $30 per youth (ages 6-17). If you purchase your pass after 12/7, you must pick it up at the Budd Visitor Center.

Click here to check the status of your membership

Ski & Snowshoe Rental Rates

Rentals are first come first serve and they will sell out on weekends and Holidays. Come early, the rental shop opens at 8:30am.

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

SnowshoesOne day rental; wear your own sturdy boots to use with snowshoes
Adult: $15
Youth: $10
Members receive 10% Discount

Lessons & Programs: Due to high demand we will sell out

Learn-to-Ski Adult 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). Lesson times are on weekends and holidays at 11AM & 1PM for 1 hour (and usually run over). New this year: Members enjoy a 20% discount!

Learn-to-Ski Youth Group Lesson: New this year on Saturdays at 11am! Kinder Lessons are for children age 5 to 11 year old and parents must be present at all times. This program includes a 1.5-hour group lesson & 1-day pass. Please arrive and hour before lessons if you need to rent equipment.

Group Lesson $40 Weekend- 11AM or 1PM
Member Group Lesson $32 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.

Questions about lessons? Email:

Notchview Events

In addition to lessons, Notchview provides programs and adventures throughout season. Whether it’s a full moon ski tour, wilderness trek or s’mores by the fire, we have something for everyone.

Notchview Events

Plan your day

Come ready to ski…Lockers and changing areas are not available and you will need to store shoes in your car. We are anticipating a busy season so please show up early if you are planning to rent equipment.

Snow Report

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we want our valued skiers and snowshoers to know that safety is our highest priority during these challenging times. Below are important modifications we have made to ensure that we all have a safe and extended season:

  • Visitor Center: Due to limited space and visitor safety, the Budd Visitor Center will be closed to the public on weekends (weekdays may be open)
  • Masks: Visitors must always wear face coverings when indoors
  • Retail and Food: Merchandise & Snacks are available for purchase at walk-up windows
  • Rentals: Equipment Rentals are available on site. Weekends sell out- Please come early
  • Restrooms: Porta Potties are available outside the Visitor Center
  • Waxing: Indoor waxing stations will not be available to the public

For more information on Notchview reservation, click here.

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