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Ever Wonder Where to Go XC Skiing?

January 24, 2014

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.

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