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About200 acre property, beginner and intermediate trails throughout the gently sloping orchard and through expertly groomed woodland trails.
Hilltop Orchards – home of award-winning Furnace Brook Winery -- has a cross country ski and snowshoe center including a new 1.7km loop through woodland trails designed by Olympian John Morton. Set on 200 gently sloping acres, trails will be groomed within the orchard for both classic and skating-style skiing and snowshoeing. The scenic 20-mile views into the southern Berkshires are breathtaking! Visitors tell us they love the picturesque terrain. One trail leads to a giant hemlock forest. Skiers and non-skiers alike are welcome: Warm up by the natural stone fireplace in the Barrel Room complete with 52" flat screen TV. FREE tasting of Furnace Brook Wines. Farm Winery Store, featuring hot cider, fresh baked goods and cheeses. Open daily 9am-5pm. Guest of owner's Garden Gables Inn in Lenox do not pay trail fees.
Contact InformationHilltop Orchards Website
Trail FeesPrices last updated 11/21/2011.
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Every month we have a full moon snowshoe trek under the stars. Our expert guide accompanies the group then the 1 to 1.5 trek is capped off with a warm bonfire and wine tasting! Visit the website for complete dates and details. New Rossignol ski rentals this year. Trails designed by former Olympian and biathlon coach John Morton. .
Ski Rental Prices
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Information last updated 11/21/2011.
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Snowshoe rentals on site at Hilltop Orchards, Cross country ski rentals available at nearby ski shops.
Ski LessonsCall ahead to schedule a private lesson with one of our instructors, both with extensive experience and a true love of the sport! Call Holly Brouker at 413-281-2028 for more information.
Ski Racing ProgramsUpon request.
Improvements This SeasonNew 1.7km loop added, twists and turns through the back country - designed by Olympian John Morton.
DiningLenox is about 10 miles from Hilltop Orchards and offers the largest concentration of restaurants in one walkable area in the Berkshires.
Bars and NightlifeLenox, Pittsfield and Lee all have restaurants with bars.
Lodging, Hotels, and CondosGuests of the owner's beautifully maintained historic Inn in Lenox Village ski with no trail fees. The Garden Gables Inn has 16 well appointed rooms, many with fireplaces. Amenities include flat screen cable TV, spa robes, Aveda products, full country breakfast and afternoon sherry. A guest pantry is stocked with beverages and freshly baked cookies. Lenox Village is steps from the Inn with the area's best restaurants, galleries and shops. A lovely retreat set back on 5 tranquil acres.
Other Recreation NearbyThe Berkshire region offers more to do in terms of history, culture, art, theater plus recreation that takes advantage of the beauty of the region.
Directions to Hilltop OrchardsLocated at:
508 Canaan Rd./Rt 295
Richmond, MA 01254