SARATOGA SPA STATE PARK
The Spa State Park golf course,
is the perfect setting for the beginner skiier to practice. If
you ski into the valley carved by Geyser Brook, there is some
good downhills. All together, there are 20 kilometers of trails.
Ski rentals, as well as individual and group instruction is provided
in the complete ski shop.
Saratoga Spa Park
is located one mile south of downtown Saratoga Springs. The Park
may be reached by traveling 3 miles north on Rt. 9 after taking
exit 13N of the Adirondack Northway.
10 km groomed by volunteers, 5 km are lighted for night skiing
Trail fees: No charge
Tel: Inside Edge Ski Store, Queensbury 518-793-5676
Nearest town: Glen Falls, NY
Equipment rentals: Available at Inside Edge Ski Store
Ski lessons: No
Location of trails: At Crandall Park in Glen Falls
38 km groomed for classic and skating. A 4 km trail is lighted
for night skiing. The center is operated by a former Olympic skier.
Trail fees: Yes
Snow report: 1-800-453-SNOW (tape), AMI ski report
Nearest town: Northville, NY
Trail map: Available at the center and online
Equipment rentals: Yes, including snowshoes, skates and tubes
Ski lessons: Yes
Other winter activities: Skating, sleigh rides, sliding, snowshoeing
Facilities: Day lodge, waxing room, restaurant, snack bar, bar,
ski shop, sauna
Lodging on site: 30 Finnish tupas (cabins)
Lodging nearby: Northville