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Boston Ski Areas and Resorts
Just beyond the lights and urban energy of Boston are some of New England's best ski destinations. From small ski areas just outside of Boston to larger ski resorts in New Hampshire, the mountain slopes beyond the city offer a winter wonderland for alpine and cross-country skiing, night skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing, and snowshoeing.
 
Enjoy an easy drive to charming New England towns for a day or weekend of skiing near Boston. Check out our top 6 ski resorts and areas near Boston. The mountains are calling.
Blue Hills Ski Area

Blue Hills Ski Area

The closest ski resort to Boston, Blue Hills Ski Area is less than a half-hour drive from the city. Located on the western face of Great Blue Hill in Canton, Massachusetts, the Blue Hills Ski Area spans 60 acres in a state park with 16 trails, a vertical descent of 309 feet, and 4 lifts, as well as a terrain park, night skiing, alpine racing, and ski lessons and rentals. With an elevation of 635 feet, this Boston ski mountain offers sweeping views of the countryside.
Nashoba Valley Ski Area

Nashoba Valley Ski Area

One of the East Coast's first snowboard areas, Nashoba Valley Ski Area features a variety of slopes, glades and trails for alpine and Nordic skiing and snowboarding and a terrain park. Nashoba Valley offers lessons, rentals, a restaurant, and New England's largest snowtubing park with 16 lanes of fun. Just over 30 miles outside of Boston, an hour's drive, Nashoba Valley is the perfect winter destination for family adventure.
Ski Bradford

Ski Bradford

Located 45 minutes north of Boston, Bradford Ski Area is a small ski area with 15 trails and glades, including 7 black diamonds, 9 lifts, and a terrain park with jumps, rails, and boxes. Enjoy alpine skiing and snowboarding on Bradford's 60 acres of skiable terrain, with many trails lighted for night skiing. The perfect day trip from Boston, Ski Bradford offers ski and equipment rentals, ski and snowboard lessons, and family atmosphere.
Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

This mountain offers 103 scenic acres of mellow terrain, including 27 trails with a 1,000-foot vertical drop for skiing and snowboarding and 8 lifts. Surrounded by forest and beautiful Wachusett Lake, Wachusett Mountain Ski Area also offers two awesome terrain parks, ski lessons, night skiing, a ski shop. Located between the towns of Princeton and Westminster, MA, just over an hour from Boston, Wachusett Mountain is an easy train ride from Boston with a free shuttle bus to the slopes.
Pats Peak Ski Area

Pats Peak Ski Area

With roundtrip bus service on Saturdays, Pats Peak is an easy day trip from Boston. The alpine ski area in Henniker, New Hampshire, boasts 28 trails for all levels and glades for New England thrill seekers, as well as three terrain parks, night skiing, snowshoeing and tubing. Located about 90 minutes from downtown Boston, Pats Peak is the perfect ski resort for a day of skiing and snowboarding not far from the city.
Gunstock Mountain Resort

Gunstock Mountain Resort

Located about an hour outside of Boston, Gunstock is a family resort with a friendly atmosphere and a rustic New Hampshire charm. This small mountain boasts 22 impressive trails and slopes with views of Lake Winnipesaukee for alpine and cross-country skiing, snow tubing, ski jumping, snowshoeing. The resort also offers night skiing, a terrain park, and a mountain coaster.
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