Wachusett Mountain, Massachusetts

The Heart of New England

Located in the heart of New England, Wachusett offers real mountain skiing just minutes away from Boston, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

From the 2,006-foot summit on a clear day, you will see six states and Boston from a far.

With a 1,000-foot vertical drop and 8 lifts servicing 26 trails, Wachusett Mountain will please beginners and experts alike.

Wachusett Mountain is ideal for a weekend ski trip, or a week long vacation. Choose from ski-in/ski-out or nearby lodging. You'll also find a variety of delicious New England cuisine. Be sure to visit the Wachusett Village Restaurant for breakfast, lunches, apre ski or dinner!

In addition, the resort boasts three distinct food service areas, a MTNside Sports Shop, a superb PSIA Ski and Snowboard School featuring a highly-rated Polar Kids Children's Programs, and a rental shop with all the latest equipment, including alpine and snowboards.

With hundred percent snowmaking coverage, well-manicured slopes and night lighting provide an opportunity to enjoy the entire mountain both day and night.

Wachusett Mountain is located on Route 140, which can be reached from points south and west by taking Exit 5 off Route 190. Head north for nine miles to the access road. From points north and east, take Route 2 west to Exit 25 to Route 140 south. And you can take the Ski Train from Boston. See their website for details.

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Mountain Statistics for Wachusett Mountain
Base Elevation: 990 ft (302 meters)
Summit Elevation: 2,006 ft (611 m)
Vertical Drop: 1,000 ft (305 m)
Skiable Area: 110 acres (45 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 100 in (254 cm)
Longest Run: 7,050 ft (2,149 m)
Snowmaking: 100 %
Number of Lifts: 8
Uphill Lift Capacity: 6,000 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Rope Tow
3 Magic Carpet
1 Triple Chair
3 HiSpeed Quad
Number of Trails: 26
Trail Ratings for Wachusett Mountain
Easiest: Easiest 30%
More Difficult: More Difficult 40%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 30%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Wachusett Mountain
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes