Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing
Hildene is an historic home built in 1905 by President Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln's son, Robert as a summer residence. The Welcome Center, Museum Store, Pullman Car, Farm, House and exhibits are open year-round 9:30 to 4:30. In the winter months, the Pavilion adjacent to the Welcome Center houses a rental shop. Our approximately 8 miles of walking trails on the estate become ski trails with varying levels of difficulty. We offer ski rentals for children and adults, snowshoe rentals, and lessons by prepaid appointment.
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Our ski season runs from mid-December to mid-March 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, weather permitting.
Adult Admission $16.00
Youth Admission $5.00
Ski Rental Package $15.00
Snowshoe Rental $15.00
Slip-on Grippers Rental $5.00
Group Lesson $15.00
Private Lesson/1 person $30.00
Semi-Private Lesson/2 persons $20.00
- Lessons by Appointment Only: Private: 1 person, Semi-private:2 persons, Group: 3 or more
When conditions permit, trails are are open daily 9:30 to 4:30.
MArch 12, 2014 - Conditions are poor for skiing or snowshowing. Many trails are windblown or may have slushy areas but all of our trails are open for walking or snowshoeing.
Parking is in the main lot adjacent to the Welcome Center. For your safety and so we can be aware that people are on the trails, everyone, including members, must sign in through the Welcome Center. Thank you!