North of Boston/Merrimack Valley ski areas welcome skiers, snowboarders

Bradford Ski Area

South Cross Road Haverhill, MA, 01835 Phone: 978-373-0071

Nine lifts service 13 trails and glades. There is also a terrain park.
Nashoba Valley Ski Area

79 Powers Road Westford, MA Phone: 978-692-3033

14 trails; 1 terrain park; snow tubing; 52 acres skiable terrain

Skiing & Snowboarding -- This skiing and snowboarding area is less than one hour's drive from Boston. This is where Olympic downhiller Pam Fletcher learned to ski. Note that the ski area is located at 79 Powers Road, Westford, and the tubing park is located at 179 Great Road, Littleton. Snow tubing park with 15 lanes is open daily and nightly.
Everything Else -- The tubing park also consists of an on-site lodge, with snack bar and TV. Hours: Weekdays, 1 to 10 p.m.; weekends, holidays and holiday weeks, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Check out The Overlook Restaurant & Bar.