Places Where You Can Actually Enjoy Winter

Head to one of these parks and enjoy the season.

By Melissa Malamut | Hub Health |

Instead of letting winter get you down, get out and try a fun winter sport like cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or sledding. Here in the Boston area, there are hundreds of acres of parks and woodlands to have fun in the snow.

The Trustees of Reservations owns and manage 111 reservations across the state, including working farms, historic homesteads and gardens, community parks, barrier beaches, and mountain vistas, all located on more than 26,000 acres. “With the increased use of technology in our lives, more and more children and adults are not spending enough time outside,” says Barbara Erickson, Trustees President and CEO. “It’s our mission at The Trustees to inspire more Massachusetts residents of all ages to get out, be active and experience our many wonderful outdoor places located across the state.”

Here’s where to begin:


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