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Jackson Ski Touring Foundation

153 Main St, Route 16A, Jackson, NH 03486
603-383-9355
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in Jackson
Type: Cross-country Ski Areas, Tours
Activities: Skiing, Cross-country skiing
Description: Cross-country ski area on scenic grounds.
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Newmarket, New Hampshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

On our most recent trip to Jackson, we decided to try snowshoeing in Jackson. The Ellis River Trail that leads to an off-tracks snowshoe trail to the warming hut was wonderful. The trail wound through the woods, along the river to the warming hut, and continued onto different loops. We were out for about two hours on a gorgeous winter... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The cross country skiing is excellent in large part due to the amazing work of the skilled grooming crew. The upper meadows of Woodchuck and Wildcat Valley offer memorable vistas and perfect tracks without too much climbing. Ellis River Trail is a great way to enjoy the slightly more hilly trek through the enchanting Ellis River Valley. Our one recommendation... More

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Stratham, NH
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We have been coming here now and then for over 30 years. First as a couple, then with the family and now as a senior couple. Jackson Village is still the magical place we remember. The jewel and the draw here in the winter is the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation. The trails are extensive, varied and suitable for all ages... More

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North Reading, MA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We hadn't been to Jackson in years, but were glad we came back. The trails were wide and impeccably groomed, and featured mountain scenery that couldn't be beat. The conditions were safe enough on the blue trails for my aging knees. My one complaint is I felt there could have been more and clearer signage to mark the trails, especially... More

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Grantham, New Hampshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We ski our from our inn and are out for the day. Wonderful trails for all levels. Great conditions. We look forward to this trip every year.

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Norwich, Vermont
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We chose to try XC skiing here for the first time during a weekend getaway in Conway. It was a reasonable distance from our lodging & the first time package they had was not pricey. $45 gets you a 2-hour group lesson, equipment rental & trail pass for the day. Connie was our instructor & did a great job. There... More

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Baltimore
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The people in the shop and rental area were so nice! We showed up with a group of 10 - some with equipment, some without. It was so great that we came back the next day and took a lesson! The conditions were awesome and the warming hut on the easy trail was perfect for stopping for lunch and a... More

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Concord, New Hampshire
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

They just open for the season, and what a great family place. Yes, they have miles of backcountry trails for the super-skiier, but the new Storyland Park is fun for little kids, and a great place to learn their turns. And what an amazing -picture perfect town - complete with a covered bridge entry way. Thom and the crew are... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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103 reviews 103 reviews
27 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Very easy to rent skis and head out on well groomed cross country ski trails. A variety of terrain to challenge most, and you end up in the quaint village with good and very good restaurants when done, there went a great day or two! When can I get back

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

I grew up skiing in the area and Jackson village has always been a wonderful experience. With its covered bridges, sleigh rides and cozy restaurants Jackson its an idyllic winter town. Skiers will appreciate the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation because it offers a variety of trails that cater to all levels and abilities. Lately, I have preferred x-country skiing to... More

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