Hilltop Orchards - 508 Canaan Road
Richmond, MA, 01254
In addition to its large apple trees, Hilltop Orchards has a 200-acre property devoted in winter to Nordic skiing and snowshoeing, with some places offering vast vistas of the Berkshire Mountains. At this Nordic Ski Center, trails are groomed for classic and skating-style skiing and snowshoeing. Wooded backcountry trails will thrill the more advanced XC skiers. John Morton, a seven-time participant in the Winter Olympics, designed the 4 miles of trails through the orchards and nearby woods. Equipment rentals. Join the Guided Full Moon Snowshoe and bonfire. Open daily 9am - 5pm. Please call for ski & snowshoe fees; Guests of the Garden Gables Inn in Lenox ski for free.