Bringing The Finest Cross Country Skiing

To Eastern Massachusetts

Catch The Spirit Of Winter At

Great Brook Farm State Park!

Located only 25 miles from downtown Boston, Great Brook Ski Touring Center provides over 10 miles of machine-groomed trails for cross country skiing from December 1 to March 31, snow conditions permitting.

The trails include all levels of difficulty and explore the beautiful landscape of farmland, forests, streams, and ponds at 1,000-acre Great Brook Farm State Park. Skiers can stride past fields and a working dairy farm on the easy Lantern Loop, venture through the quiet woods around Meadow Pond on the Pine Point Loop or test their strengths on the hills of the more difficult Woodchuck Trail. The machine grooming at Great Brook leads the way with a wide, packed surface consisting of two sets of ski tracks and a smooth skating lane.

If you have never cross country skied before, rest assured that Great Brook’s many easy trails are perfect for beginners. If you don’t have cross-country ski equipment, the ski touring center’s huge rental inventory has every size. And if you are too busy during the day, try night skiing by lantern light on Tuesday and Thursday evenings: it’s truly unique! Whether you come for family fun, the natural surroundings, or physical exercise, Great Brook has a beautiful trail groomed for you. Buy a ticket and set your skis in motion… you’ll be surprised where they can bring you.

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Season & Hours

Great Brook Ski Touring Center operates daily, snow conditions permitting, from December 1 until March 31 each season.


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The huge inventory of ski equipment for rent at Great Brook includes skis, boots, and poles for all ages and sizes.

Ski Conditions

Tuesday, 2/13: We will not have adequate snow cover to groom the trails today…. Hopefully this snow can serve as a base for a future snowfall. ... See MoreSee Less
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Projected snowfall has been drastically reduced and it is uncertain that we will be able to open today. We are watching closely and will make the final decision before noon. ... See MoreSee Less
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