Ever wonder where to XC ski in our area? Check out this informative article from The New York Times! Opportunities abound from Fahnestock to Mohonk Preserve - now I just have to choose!
Where the Trails Are (an excerpt from the article):
FAHNESTOCK WINTER PARK Carmel, N.Y.; (845) 225-3998, http://www.nysparks.com/parks/147/details.aspx. Day pass: $9; $8 for 62+; $6 for children under 17.
HIGH POINT STATE PARK Sussex, N.J.; (973) 702-1222, xcskihighpoint.com. Day pass: $18 weekends; $15 weekdays; $16 weekends, $13 weekdays for 62+ and children 12 and under.
(check out the "Unboring Exploring" minisode!)
MINNEWASKA STATE PARK PRESERVE New Paltz, N.Y.; (845) 255-0752, http://www.nysparks.com/parks/127/details.aspx. Day pass: $6, $5 for children 17 and under.
MOHONK MOUNTAIN HOUSE New Paltz, N.Y.; (845) 256-2197, mohonk.com. Day pass: $25 weekends and holidays, $20 weekdays; $20 and $15 for children under 12.
MOHONK PRESERVE Gardiner, N.Y.; (845) 255-0919, mohonkpreserve.org. $10; free for children 12 and under with an adult.
POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Dingmans Ferry, Pa., (570) 828-2319, peec.org. Skiers can use the trails free if they check in first.