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Great, friendly place!

I visited with my dog on the "dog-side" - it was great. Everyone was friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ezmerelda J
Arlington, Virginia
The best $45. I've spent in a while

I have been wanting to try cross country skiing, as I've always been a downhill skier. I have been... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2018
jennifer g
Dalton, Massachusetts
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Renowned for its Nordic skiing, Notchview also entices year-round adventurers for hiking and birdwatching.
Route 9 East, Windsor, MA
+1 413-298-3239
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited with my dog on the "dog-side" - it was great. Everyone was friendly and helpful, beautiful vistas and areas, and best of all-- snow! So appreciated having a dog track!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ezmerelda J
Reviewed March 27, 2018

I have been wanting to try cross country skiing, as I've always been a downhill skier. I have been interested in adding this to my winter activities. A friend and I booked a lesson with rentals for $45. You are able to arrive early and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank jennifer g
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend and we had a lesson for cross-country skiing by Heather, who was awesome! We had a great time, we learned a lot of new things, and it was just an all-around awesome trip. It’s so much easier to come to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Visited in July on our quest to hike or run in EVERY Trustees reservation. I chose a 4+ mile loop up and over Judges Hill then back via Bates road and Shaw road. There were a few other cars in the lot (4 or 5...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank dave d
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Celebrated our wedding anniversary in Berkshires. Planned the weekend around cross-country skiing stops. Notchview was perfect for us since we are Trustees of Reservations members and novice skiers planning to stay in Williamstown, MA. The weather and conditions cooperated. Fairly out of the way from...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 8, 2015

We went to Notchview for snow shoeing, but was persuaded to try croos country skiing. It was the perfect choice! We had a class with Heather - the best instructor ever - and could go by ourselves to the easiest trails. The scenery is outstanding....More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Marcelo M
Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is great place to cross country ski. They have snow when no one else has it. Fantastic views, well groomed trails. They now have a rental shop for skis and snow shoes and warm soup from the Old Creamery. Very friendly, nice little lodge....More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Carla N
Reviewed February 14, 2015

We went on a three-hour hike through the grounds. It was very serene and there were some great backcountry trails with fresh powder. We rented snowshoes when we arrived. It was very convenient to visit as part of our trip to the Berkshires. We will...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank vico101
Reviewed January 25, 2015

We cross country ski at Notchview Reservation in Windsor several times every winter. The trail system is well groomed for both skate skiing as well as traditional nordic skiing. There are two shelters out on the trails where you have take your snack and enjoy...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank JRenfrew
Reviewed January 25, 2015

Today notchview was holding races so when we pulled in we were shocked at the amount of people there. However, this didn't interrupt our experience at all. Very friendly staff, helpful ski patrol on the trails, beautifully groomed trails. This sure bear spending 100 dollars...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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