Jiminy has closed for the Winter season.

Things to Do

 

Outdoor Activities 

Arcadian Shop

413.637.3010Yankee Inn Pool
91 Pittsfield Rd. (Rt. 7S)
Lenox, MA 01240
www.arcadian.com

The place to go in the southern Berkshire county for all your active outdoor needs. They feature snowshoes, nordic skis, technical outerwear, footwear, and accessories. The Arcadian Shop is located adjacent to Kennedy Park, which provides hundreds of acres of public trails for nordic skiing, snowshoeing or hiking. Be sure to call ahead for rental availability and specific details concerning pick-up proceedures, if you need equipment.  


Berkshire Outfitters

413.743.5900Yankee Inn Pool
Rt. 8, Grove St.
Adams, MA 01220
www.berkshireoutfitters.com

Berkshire Outfitters is your source for outdoor adventure in northern Berkshire County and the Mount Greylock area. They specialize in nordic touring (A/T) gear and snowboarding equipment. They also featue traditional cross country skis and snowshoes, for sale or rent. Whether you want to venture to Mount Greylock and uphill the Thunderbolt trail, explore Glen Meadow at your own pace, or hang a little closer to civilization and hike the paved Ashwillticook Rail Trail (only 300 yards from their parking lot) Berkshire Outfitters has you covered! Please call ahead to check availability of rentals and familiarize yourself with pick-up proceedures if you need equipment. 


Hilltop Orchards / Furnace Brook Winery

413.344.6817
508 Canaan Rd. / Rt. 295
Richmond, MA, 01254
www.hilltoporchards.com

Hilltop Orchards is a 200-acre historic property, just 17 miles south of Jiminy. You would expect apples, cold pressed cider, homemade cider donuts, pies and preserves. Check! What you might not expect is the Furnace Brook Winery on premise. Purchase a DIY wine sample and savor it by the fireplace or pick up some their award-winning wines and ciders to take home with you.

In addition, Hilltop Orchards opens their beautiful property for hiking year-round, and cross country skiing & snowshoeing in the winter. Snowshoes are available to rent and trail passes are available for $10 a day. Come and be inspired by the vast open space and fantastic views from the hilltop.


Pineridge Cross Country Ski Area 

518.383.3652
1463 Plank Rd.  
Petersburg, NY 12138
www.pineridgexc.com

Nestled in the foothills of the Taconic and Berkshire Mountains, just 18 miles north of Jiminy, Pineridge offers hundreds of acres of unspoiled wilderness for your outdoor adventures. They offer 35 Km of fabulous woodland trails expertly groomed and track set. Ski or snowshoe along the picturesque Poestenkill Creek or climb up to an elevation of 1746 feet and enjoy spectacular views of the Taconic Range in New York State and Mount Greylock in Massachusetts.

Cross country ski and snowshoe rentals are available. Please call ahead to reserve equipment or to schedule a lesson. Lodge access is restricted this season so it is recommended that you use your vehicle as your base lodge. 


Miraval Berkshires Day Spa

55 Lee Rd.
Lenox, MA 01240
855.234.1672

www.miravalberkshires.com

Sometimes all you need is a few hours away to relax and feel completely renewed. Give yourself the gift of self-care with a Day Spa package at the new Life in Balance Spa at Miraval Berkshires.

Indulge in some of the most innovative spa treatments in the world.  Plus, enjoy FULL access to the entire Miraval Berkshires property including complimentary wellness and fitness activities, lunch at our Harvest Moon restaurant, unlimited smoothies and snacks at The Roost, outdoor Serenity Lounge Pool, the Life in Balance Spa (with Quiet Lounge, Women's Lounge), and the Body Mindfulness Fitness Center.

Due to popular demand and occupancy safety restrictions, advance reservations for Miraval Day Spas are highly recommended. Day spa rates are inclusive of all gratuities, taxes, and fees.


Sheep Hill

413.458.2494
671 Cold Spring Rd. (Rt. 7N)
Williamstown, MA 01267
www.wrlf.org 

Sheep Hill is just 12 miles north of Jiminy Peak via routes 43 & 7, and serves as headquarters for the Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation (WRLF), whose mission is to preserve the rural character of Williamstown. 

Hiking, snowshoeing, and back country skiing are just a few of the winter activities possible at Sheep Hill. The farmhouse, out buildings and restrooms are all closed, due to the pandemic, but the grounds are open from dawn to dusk, seven days a week. There are two trails through the Sheep Hill meadows, the Rosenburg Ramble, which is a perimeter trail offering spectacular views, and the shorter Meadow Walk for all to enjoy. The WRLF is active in maintaining several trails in the Williamstown area on property it owns or helps manage. Click here for an interactive map of other hiking trails in the area.
 

Ioka Valley Farm

413.738.5915
3475 Rt. 43
Hancock, MA 01237
www.iokavalleyfarm.com

Ioka Valley Farm is a diversified, family owned and operated, working farm dedicated to providing high quality, locally grown products, as well as enjoyment for all ages. Join them in February and March as they celebrate maple syrup season with their famous Pancake Breakfasts! Homemade pancakes served with REAL maple syrup, made right on the farm. They'll even show you how and where they make it. Maple syrup, maple products and hormone-free beef are available for sale, year 'round. Please call ahead for hours or to make an appointment.   


Historical Points of Interest

Berkshire Museum

413.443.7171Yankee Inn Pool
39 South St., (Rt 7S) 
Pittsfield, MA 01201
www.berkshiremuseum.org

Berkshire Museum founder Zenas Crane, inspired by such institutions as the American Museum for Natural Science, the Smithsonian, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, decided to blend the best attributes of these establishments in a new museum for the people of Western Massachusetts. Thanks to Crane’s efforts, the broad and varied collections of Berkshire Museum include objects from virtually every continent, from important fine art and sculpture to natural science specimens and ancient artifacts.

Timed tickets must be purchased in advance for entry. Please visit their website for current protocols and to purchase tickets.


Clark Art Institute

413.458.2303
225 South St.
Williamstown, MA 01267
www.clarkart.edu 

The Clark Art Institute has become one of the most beloved and respected art museums in the world, known for its intimate galleries and stunning natural environment. During snow season, the Clark’s campus is transformed into a winter wonderland of unparalleled beauty. Project Snowshoe allows visitiors to explore their 140 acre property, proving there’s plenty to see outside the gallery walls, too!

Timed tickets must be purchased in advance for entry. Please visit their website for current protocols and to purchase tickets.


Mass MoCA

413.662.2111Yankee Inn Pool
87 Marshall St.
North Adams, MA, 01247
www.massmoca.org 

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) is one of the world’s liveliest centers for making and enjoying today’s most evocative art. With vast galleries and a stunning collection of indoor and outdoor performing arts venues, MASS MoCA is able to embrace all forms of art: music, sculpture, dance, film, painting, photography, theater, and new, boundary-crossing works of art that defy easy classification.

Timed tickets must be purchased in advance for entry. Please visit their website for current protocols and to purchase tickets.


Norman Rockwell Museum

413.298.4100Yankee Inn Pool
9 Rt. 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262
www.nrm.org 

Norman Rockwell Museum is dedicated to the enjoyment and study of Rockwell’s work and his contributions to society, popular culture, and social commentary. The Museum houses the world’s largest and most significant collection of Rockwell’s work, including 998 original paintings and drawings. 

Timed tickets must be purchased in advance for entry. Please visit their website for current protocols and to purchase tickets.


New Entry

123.456.7890
123 Main St
Anytown, NY 12345
www.webaddress.com

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