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Jackson Ski Touring Foundation

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Address: 153 Main St, Route 16A, Jackson, NH 03486
Phone Number: 603-383-9355
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Activities: Skiing, Cross-country skiing
Description: Cross-country ski area on scenic grounds.

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We went to Jackson the week of Saint Patrick's day. I've read the poor reviews and I totally disagree. This trip was our 7th visit to Jackson. As always the Foundation's staff are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We went to Jackson the week of Saint Patrick's day. I've read the poor reviews and I totally disagree. This trip was our 7th visit to Jackson. As always the Foundation's staff are friendly and helpful with trail advice and in the waxing room. The trails were well groomed and we skied the length of the Ellis river trail. I... More 

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Wells, ME
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is a wonderful resource for XC skiers. However, if you are new to the area or to the sport, make sure you get well oriented, they do not do this very well if you don't know to ask. For example, make sure you check the board in the lodge to find out if the trails you are heading for... More 

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Ottawa
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our family (kids ages 10 & 8) decided to try skiing for the first time and showed up at the ticket house with no reservations. The staff was amazing and before we knew it we had been outfitted in rentals and were meeting our instructor for lessons. The instruction was great, and we spent a couple of hours exploring some... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in town for two nights on a whim and decided to take a skiing lesson for the heck of it. The staff in the ticketing/rental center were very helpful and excited for us to try the sport. Our instructor, Sally, was great and made it an enjoyable afternoon. We'll definitely be back to the area again, and we... More 

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Monmouth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We spent the day exploring the trails along the river and through the forest. The trails were perfectly groomed and the weather could not have been better. We will definitely remember this place and come back to do the rest of the trails next year.

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Manchester, NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We have been xc skiing here for years but decided this time to try snowshoeing and loved it! We stay at Eagle Mountain House and can start from right behind the hotel. Snowshoed down to Mirror Lake, over to Sprucewood, around the Flume Path and back up to the hotel. There was a light snow the night before and we... More 

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Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Jackson's trails are well groomed and well maintained; to us it was the mecca of cross country skiing. It was zero degrees out but we had a great time.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The Touring Foundation maintains a fantastic location and services. Guides assist with choosing trails and gauging people's skill and abilities.

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Arlington, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We came to Jackson for the cross-country skiing, and were not disappointed. We were able to ski for three days, and each day did a different trail. On one trail there is even a rest stop where you can get hot chocolate and snacks. Trails were always well-groomed and marked. There were plenty of "easier" trails to choose from. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

3 years ago, my husband and I took their beginners Nordic ski class. It is now a tradition that we go up for a couple of days each year. There are many trail options for both experienced and beginner skiers. The trails are groomed and scenic. Our favorite trail is the wave. The staff is welcoming and informative. Jackson is... More 

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