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Ski Areas in Massachusetts
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Massachusetts is home to many ski areas throughout the state. Western Massachusetts features the Butternut Ski Area and Jiminy Peak, while visitors and residents of Boston can flock to the Bradford Ski Area or the Blue Hills Ski Area once the snow starts to fall.
Set in northeastern Massachusetts, Ski Bradford is located in Haverhill – less than an hour north of Boston. The Bradford ski area features 48 skiable acres, and includes 13 runs, an impressive terrain park, and eight lifts servicing an up to 9,600 skiers an hour. A staple of Boston's ski season, the Bradford Ski Area offers lessons, rentals, and racing events throughout the winter.
Located 30 miles southwest of Ski Bradford, the Nashoba Valley Ski Area is set in the city of Westford, just northwest of Concord. Established in 1964, Nashoba Valley features 17 ski trails, a 16-run tube park, and two terrain parks – Sundance Park and Playground Park. Using four chairlifts, three rope tows, and two conveyor lifts, the Nashoba Valley Ski Area has a vertical drop of 240 feet, with a high point of 422 feet.
Found in western Massachusetts, the Jiminy Peak Ski Area is set in the city of Hancock, just 12 miles north of Pittsfield. Jiminy Peak has 170 skiable acres, including three terrain parks, nine lifts, and 44 ski trails – the longest being two miles. The Jiminy Peak ski area has a top elevation of 2,375 feet and a vertical drop of 1,150 feet – all perfect for skiing and snowboarding in Massachusetts.
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