In the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, situated exactly 137 miles away from New York City (NYC) and Boston, sits Ski Butternut. Butternut is one of the closest and best ski and snowboard resorts in easy proximity to the major cities, and consistently gets 5-star reviews by winter enthusiasts of all abilities.
"The best skiing I've ever done. I would fly across the country just to skiing here." - Andrew G.
TimeOut New York called us "one of the best family mountains in the East".
Once you are here, you'll find a winter oasis unlike any other. Our mountain conditions are always topnotch with 100% snow making across the entire resort. Skiers and snowboarders from NYC and Boston alike will marvel at the great value regardless of whether you're beginner, intermediate or advanced. We have something for everyone!
Lots of skiers and snowboarders who live in the city like to come to Ski Butternut for a whole day. Others choose to ski and stay overnight by choosing one of our great lodging options. There is also plenty of great food and fun! The town of Great Barrington is well-known for its cuisine, hotels, theater and arts.
We know there are plenty of mountain resorts around New England to choose from. It is why we take great pride in providing an experience that is second-to-none. We are well-known, family-run, and treat our visitors like our own family too. We have taught generations of people how to ski and ride, and it is why they come back season after season; because it's fun, easy, affordable and the conditions are the best. Bring the kids, or visit us with a group of friends!
For beginners and first-timers, we offer a great "Learn to Ski/Snowboard" package which includes lesson, beginner lift ticket and rental. It's one of the best deals you'll find anywhere. Click the button below to find out more.