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Notchview

Route 9 East, Windsor, MA
+1 413-298-3239
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Not just for winter!

Visited in July on our quest to hike or run in EVERY Trustees reservation. I chose a 4+ mile loop... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
dave d
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Bradford, Massachusetts
Really good range of groomed cross-country skiing trails with a folksy little "lodge".

Celebrated our wedding anniversary in Berkshires. Planned the weekend around cross-country skiing... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
danh00per
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Medway, Massachusetts
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Renowned for its Nordic skiing, Notchview also entices year-round adventurers for hiking and birdwatching.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Route 9 East, Windsor, MA
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Reviewed 17 July 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

Thank dave d
Reviewed 21 March 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

Thank danh00per
Reviewed 9 March 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

Thank Marcelo M
Reviewed 19 February 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

Thank Carla N
Reviewed 15 February 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

Thank vico101
Reviewed 26 January 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

Thank JRenfrew
Reviewed 25 January 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

Thank pastrygirl2013
Reviewed 5 March 2013

This place is about an hour from Amherst, MA and pretty much near nothing, but well worth the trip for great cross country skiing. Despite the fact that most of the drive was looking dismal for snow (end of Feb), as we neared Windsor, the...More

Thank Shamlyn
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Views along the trail are mostly wooded with no outstanding overlooks. The conditions were slightly icy, to no fault of the groomers. Would probably need more snow to make the experience better. Not sure I would revisit.

Thank Tired_Legs_From_NJ
Reviewed 30 December 2011

My wife and I went hiking here a little before Xmas. We were treated to a gorgeous view of Notchview. The trails were in pretty good shape. Only issue was that there was one trail not on the map, a new "bumpus bypass" trail, so...More

Thank japharl
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