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The best $45. I've spent in a while

I have been wanting to try cross country skiing, as I've always been a downhill skier. I have been... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
jennifer g
Dalton, Massachusetts
The best cross-country skiing around!

Came here with my girlfriend and we had a lesson for cross-country skiing by Heather, who was... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Milford, Massachusetts
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Renowned for its Nordic skiing, Notchview also entices year-round adventurers for hiking and birdwatching.
Route 9 East, Windsor, MA
+1 413-298-3239
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

I have been wanting to try cross country skiing, as I've always been a downhill skier. I have been interested in adding this to my winter activities. A friend and I booked a lesson with rentals for $45. You are able to arrive early and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend and we had a lesson for cross-country skiing by Heather, who was awesome! We had a great time, we learned a lot of new things, and it was just an all-around awesome trip. It’s so much easier to come to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Visited in July on our quest to hike or run in EVERY Trustees reservation. I chose a 4+ mile loop up and over Judges Hill then back via Bates road and Shaw road. There were a few other cars in the lot (4 or 5...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Celebrated our wedding anniversary in Berkshires. Planned the weekend around cross-country skiing stops. Notchview was perfect for us since we are Trustees of Reservations members and novice skiers planning to stay in Williamstown, MA. The weather and conditions cooperated. Fairly out of the way from...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 9 March 2015

We went to Notchview for snow shoeing, but was persuaded to try croos country skiing. It was the perfect choice! We had a class with Heather - the best instructor ever - and could go by ourselves to the easiest trails. The scenery is outstanding....More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Marcelo M
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This is great place to cross country ski. They have snow when no one else has it. Fantastic views, well groomed trails. They now have a rental shop for skis and snow shoes and warm soup from the Old Creamery. Very friendly, nice little lodge....More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Carla N
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We went on a three-hour hike through the grounds. It was very serene and there were some great backcountry trails with fresh powder. We rented snowshoes when we arrived. It was very convenient to visit as part of our trip to the Berkshires. We will...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank vico101
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We cross country ski at Notchview Reservation in Windsor several times every winter. The trail system is well groomed for both skate skiing as well as traditional nordic skiing. There are two shelters out on the trails where you have take your snack and enjoy...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank JRenfrew
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Today notchview was holding races so when we pulled in we were shocked at the amount of people there. However, this didn't interrupt our experience at all. Very friendly staff, helpful ski patrol on the trails, beautifully groomed trails. This sure bear spending 100 dollars...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank pastrygirl2013
Reviewed 6 March 2013

This place is about an hour from Amherst, MA and pretty much near nothing, but well worth the trip for great cross country skiing. Despite the fact that most of the drive was looking dismal for snow (end of Feb), as we neared Windsor, the...More

Date of experience: February 2013
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