From the moment you pass through the red covered bridge, a feeling of peace and serenity emerges from within. The charming historic village offers everything you want, and nothing you don't. Intimate, locally owned restaurants, a gourmet deli and bakery, unique shops, golf courses, endless hiking trails, sleigh rides, ice skating, a vintage ski area, and a world class cross country nordic center.
Jackson Ski Touring Foundation presents state of the art grooming on trails designed to suit every taste and ability, whether you prefer quiet striding through old growth New England forest or all out skate skiing and an international race course. You can visit on-trail destinations: the warming cabin and Cocoa Cabin on the Ellis River Trail and numerous eateries and pubs and inns. All this is contained within a charming New England village that takes pride in its long established traditions of great skiing and warm hospitality.
Black Mountain is one of the oldest ski areas in the country, and its vintage charm brings a family fun day on the slopes to a whole new level. Leave the chaotic hustle and bustle behind, and enjoy uncrowded trails and a more natural experience. And the best part of all, the lift is literally right outside your door! Just a short walk from the house is all it takes to hit the slopes! In the summer months, enjoy horseback trail riding at Black Mountain Stables.