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Cross-country Skiing

On the eastern shore of Lake Ontario lies a plateau that boasts the heaviest snow fall east of The Rockies. Several ski trails are located within the boundaries of DEC managed state forests. On this page, you will find the links to these fine cross-country trails.

The Belleayre Mountain Ski Center located in the heart of the Catskill Forest Preserve near Highmount, NY is operated by the Olympic Regional Development Authority (see link to ORDA at right). Belleayre provides downhill and cross-country skiing opportunities.

Many other cross-country ski opprtunities exist across the state. You can find a location near you by:

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