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Northfield Mountain, Winter Solstice Walk

December 21, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

Celebrate the longest night of the year along the trails of Northfield Mountain. Join us as we illuminate the dark trails, enjoying quotes and history about winter solstice along the way. We’ll also observe the return of the light and the beginning of winter together in front of a warm and cozy campfire at a stop along the wooded path. Participants should bring a headlamp and dress in layers for hiking in winter weather and expect to hike up to 2 miles with an elevation gain of 300 feet. If our trails are open for skiing, snowshoes are required. This program and snowshoe rentals are free.

Registration is required at www. bookeo.com/northfield

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While visiting Northfield Mountain for winter sports, please prepare thoroughly for your visit by familiarizing yourself with the following information:

~   Rental equipment will be available for seasonal rental from December 9th through January 7th with pickup and return by appointment made on our website. A limited supply of ski and snowshoe equipment will be available for rent when the ski area is open.

~ All visitors must display a trail pass while skiing or snowshoeing;

~ Trail passes, required for skiing and snowshoeing, may be purchased outside at the ticket window near the trailhead by VISA and MASTERCARD only, or online through the Trail Pass link on our website;

~ Lessons will not be offered this winter;

~ “Your car is your new ski lodge and warming hut”, Indoor restrooms will be available with no indoor changing, warming, or lounging areas.

For information about prices, hours of operation, and trail reports please visit our website link below.

Information and Appointment Scheduling


December 21, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST


Northfield Mountain Recreation & Environmental Center
99 Millers Falls Road, RT 63
Northfield, MA 01360
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(800) 859-2960
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