Wachusett Mountain Skiing
“Wachusett” is the Algonquin Indian word for “The Great Hill.” Geologically speaking, Wachusett is a monadnock, the Indian word for a mountain that stands alone.
Wachusett is the highest mountain in Massachusetts east of the Connecticut River and stands some 2,006 feet above sea level at its peak. Their panoramic summit views include sites of Boston to the east.
Summit Elevation: 2,006 feet
Vertical Drop: 1,000 feet
• Skiable Acres: 100
• Novice 30%, Intermediate 40%, Advanced 30%
• The longest trail is 1 1/2 miles on “Balance Rock.”
• Beginners area and children’s learning area compliment the already wide variety of terrain that exists for skiers of all abilities.
8 (with an uphill capacity of more than 9,200 skiers per hour) including 2
Traditionally, skiing from the day after Thanksgiving until early April.
There are more than 40 ski areas within driving distance of the Greater Boston area. Find out more great places to ski near Boston in our guide to New England skiing.
WeekDay: 9:00am - 4:00pm
WeekNight: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Weekend Day: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Weekend Night: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
499 Mountain Road, Princeton, MA, 01541 map
Phone: (978) 464-2300
From Boston, take Route 2 West, to Exit 25 (Route 140 South), follow signs 3.5 miles.
From Rhode Island and south, Route 146 North to Worcester, to Interstate 290 East, to Exit 19 (Interstate 190 North), to Exit 5 (Route 140 North), access road 12 miles north on the left.
From Worcester, Interstate 290 East to Exit 19 (Interstate 190 North) to Exit 5 (Route 140 North), access road 12 miles north
From the west, Mass Pike to Exit 10 in Auburn (Interstate 290 East) to Exit 19 (Interstate 190 North) to Exit 5 (Route 140 North), access road 12 miles north on the left.
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