Top Ten Places to Cross-Country Ski, XC Skiing Trails, Parks in New York and New Jersey

Cross country skiing at Mohonk. Photo by Daniel Chazin.

Get outside and enjoy winter at these great parks in the New York-New Jersey region.

Most trails are ungroomed; parks that groom trails and have equipment rentals are noted. Find more places to cross-country ski in New York and New Jersey.


Cross-Country Skiing in New York

Rockland Lake State Park (Rockland County)
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation (Westchester County)
Fahnestock State Park (Putnam County) groomed trails, fee, rentals
Mohonk Preserve (Ulster County) groomed trails, fee, rentals
Minnewaska State Park Preserve (Ulster County) groomed trails, fee, rentals

Cross-Country Skiing in New Jersey

Wawayanda State Park (Passaic County)
Lewis Morris County Park [Jockey Hollow] (Morris County)
High Point State Park (Sussex County) groomed trails, fee, rentals

Also see our Top Ten places to snowshoe in NY and NJ 

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