Cross County Skiing

Tourne Park

Size: 
547 acres

Location

Tourne County Park
McCafferty Lane
Denville, NJ 07834
United States
40° 54' 32.5224" N, 74° 26' 47.2524" W

Tourne County Park is part of the Morris County Park System and has portions located in Boonton, Denville and Mountain Lakes, NJ. Hiking is a popular activity within the park and the Yellow Trail offers scenic views at the Top of Tourne. The trails are also used for biking and horseback riding.

During the winter months, Tourne park is a popular place for cross country skiing. A portion of McCafferty Lane is gated to vehicular traffic and is used as a sledding hill.

Loantaka Brook Reservation

Size: 
744 acres

Location

Loantaka Brook Reservation
223 Loantaka Way
Green Village, NJ 07935
United States
Phone: (973) 326-7600
40° 45' 12.456" N, 74° 26' 34.35" W

Loantaka Brook Reservation is a county park within the Morris County Park System in New Jersey. A major feature of the park is its namesake brook which winds among the paths. Loantaka Brook Reservation features 744 acres with over 8 miles of trails for hiking, biking, jogging, horseback riding and cross-country skiing.

The Reservation comprises four main sections, which include Helen Hartley Jenkins Woods section, the Kitchell Road section, the Seaton Hackney Stables and the South Street section.

Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park

Size: 
245 acres

Location

Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park
426 Wolfe's Neck Road
Freeport, ME 04032
United States
Phone: (207) 865-4465
43° 50' 37.6008" N, 70° 6' 6.192" W

Located just a few minutes from downtown Freeport, Maine, Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park provides a tranquil, natural retreat. The land for the park was a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence M. C. Smith and the park itself opened in 1972. Wolfe's Neck is a wooded peninsula (the "neck") between the Harraseeket River and Casco Bay and is named for original settlers Henry and Rachel Woolfe. The park includes a variety of ecosystems, including white pine and hemlock forests, open fields, salt marsh and rocky coastline.

Blue Knob State Park

Size: 
6128 acres

Location

Blue Knob State Park
124 Park Road
Imler, PA 16655
United States
Phone: (814) 276-3576
40° 17' 20.9724" N, 78° 35' 22.3188" W

Located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Blue Knob State Park provides a scenic destination within 25 miles of Altoona, Bedford and Johnstown. The park is named for Blue Knob, the second-highest peak within Pennsylvania. The park's elevation is higher than the surrounding area and snowfalls average 12 feet annually.

Mount Washington State Forest

Size: 
4169 acres

Location

Mount Washington State Forest
Mount Washington Road
Mt. Washington, MA 01258
United States
Phone: (413) 528-0330
42° 8' 49.8264" N, 73° 28' 45.8796" W

Mount Washington State Forest is located in southwest Massachusetts and protects a 4169-acre hardwood forest that had once been clear-cut between the late-1700s and mid-1800s.

Camel's Hump State Park

Size: 
20000 acres

Location

Camel's Hump State Park
Camel's Hump Road
Duxbury, VT 05676
United States
44° 20' 3.9372" N, 72° 50' 7.1196" W

Camel's Hump State Park protect's the third-largest peak in Vermont and is part of the Green Mountain range. Camel's Hump peak has a distinctive look and is featured on Vermont's state quarter. Its elevation is 4,083, making it one of the 48 peaks in New England reaching higher than 4,000 feet.

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

Size: 
3200 acres

Location

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
955 Weldon Road
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
United States
Phone: (973) 326-7631
41° 0' 39.4308" N, 74° 33' 49.6908" W

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation is located in Jefferson Township, New Jersey and is the largest park in the Morris County park system. A major feature of the park is the Headley Overlook, which is one of the highest points in the county park system. The highest point within Morris County is located along the Pine Swamp Trail and is 1395 feet above sea level.

Duke Farms

Size: 
2740 acres

Location

Duke Farms
80 US Highway 206
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
United States
Phone: (908) 243-3600
40° 33' 16.5096" N, 74° 36' 57.9384" W

Duke Farms is a Hillsborough, New Jersey estate that was founded by James Buchanan Duke, the founder of Duke Power and the American Tobacco Company. The estate was most recently the home of Duke's daughter, Doris, who inherited the estate when she was 12 years old and it was her main residence until her death in 1992. The estate is now owned by the Duke Farms Foundation.

Old Troy Park

Size: 
96 acres

Location

Old Troy Park
440 Reynolds Avenue
Parsippany, NJ 07054
United States
40° 50' 25.2852" N, 74° 24' 17.532" W

Old Troy Park is located in Parsippany, New Jersey and is part of the Morris County Park System. Trails provide hiking and cross country skiing. The park offers a variety of recreational facilities, including picnic areas, a fitness area and a playground.

Brunet Island State Park

Size: 
1225 acres

Location

Brunet Island State Park
23125 255th South
Cornell, WI 54732
United States
Phone: (715) 239-6888
45° 10' 52.8168" N, 91° 10' 10.3656" W

Brunet Island State Park is located on an island on Chippewa and Fisher rivers. It is part of the Wisconsin state park system and was developed in the late 1930s. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) contributed to the construction of the park.