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Ski Butternut

380 State Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1463
+1 413-528-2000
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Good Local Skiing

If you're looking for a good local ski area, not too far from NYC, Butternut is good for couples... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Madeleine F
New York City, New York
via mobile
They don't blow enough snow and never enough. They are the last resort to open.

This is a fun small mountain but your kids will outgrow it quickly especially with the newer... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Penny S
Tuckahoe, New York
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  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
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380 State Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1463
+1 413-528-2000
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a good local ski area, not too far from NYC, Butternut is good for couples and families. It's easily accessible to lots of motels and inns. It has good trails.

Thank Madeleine F
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is a fun small mountain but your kids will outgrow it quickly especially with the newer ownership and conditions. The owners son took is over years ago and seems to only care about the bottom line and not the experience which was a huge...More

1  Thank Penny S
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to try snowboarding and we are glad we choose Ski Butternut. From our arrival till we left the staff was very kind and helpful. Liane gave us an overview of what to expect with the Beginner's Adult Snowboarding class. She...More

Thank NBA2114
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Nice, fairly quaint. The kids' club/daycare is not conveniently located. Pleasant environment. No shuttle around parking lots.

Thank Mr-MrsExploreTravel
Reviewed 2 April 2017

While Butternut is a wonderful place for kids to learn to ski (mine had terrific experiences here), for the experienced skier the best that can be said is that it is not all that far from NYC or Boston, in a beautiful area. On holidays...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Overall, I would rate this ski place average at best. I brought my girlfriend and her 4 year old son and we learned quite a bit from our experience. First, be very careful on the drive up there, there were local cops all over the...More

Thank Augusto V
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Limited skiing terrain that can be crowded on the weekends. If you are in skiing in the Berkshires, you may want to check out a few other locations as well.

Thank llbloom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We have been enjoying skiing and snowboarding (and tubing) at Ski Butternut for MANY many years, and -while it is a relatively small mountain, they do a VERY nice job of providing a very nice Family-oriented experience

Thank VicEdee
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Lessons staff are Excellent. Food Staff stayed calm and efficient even with large crowds, Gift Shop helpful. Really Nice Family Experience.

Thank FellowTraveler051
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We decided to ski here before we went home. The lines were all managable and the kids had a blast. The only thing that could be fixed is the rental area. It moves at an average speed, but returns are crazy! We are definitely purchasing...More

Thank Blaire S
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Questions & Answers
Beth P
3 March 2017|
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Response from brume74 | Reviewed this property |
Beer and wine available in the upper lodge which is only open on weekends and holidays. It's a cafeteria, not a bar, though
19 September 2015|
Response from alfadog | Reviewed this property |
Snow tubing is available in a separate Tubing Area from the ski slopes (meaning you can't conveniently ski in or out of the snow tubing area). It features a "magic carpet" conveyor up a single hill which seems pretty small... More