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Spotlight on our Neighbors: 5 Favorite Ski Areas Near Dutchess County

Winter is simply magical in Dutchess County…and if you’re a skier or snowboarder, this is the time to enjoy the area’s snowy terrain at our one of our five favorite local mountains, all within a 30-90 minute drive. We’ve listed them here in order of their proximity to the LaGrange, NY area:


Skiing in the Dutchess Couny NY area

Thunder Ridge Ski Area
137 Birch Hill Rd, Patterson, NY
16 miles from the LaGrange area
A wonderful, family-friendly ski area with 22 trails, 3 chairlifts and 4 magic carpets.

Mohawk Mountain Ski Area
46 Great Hollow Rd, Cornwall, CT
34 miles from the LaGrange area
Mohawk offers 26 trails on 5 triple chairlifts and 3 magic carpets, and a summit elevation of 1600 feet.

Victor Constant Ski Area at West Point
732 Victor Constant Rd, Bldg. 732
37 miles from the LaGrange area
The Army’s oldest ski area is a hidden Hudson Valley gem, especially for beginners and anyone who doesn’t want to break the bank for an afternoon of skiing.

Catamount Ski Area
78 Catamount Rd, Hillsdale, NY
54 miles from the LaGrange area
Located in the Berkshires right on the border between New York and Massachusetts, Catamount is a well-loved destination for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. Their kids programs are particularly excellent. With 36 trails, a terrain park, two lodges, special events, live entertainment, and more, it’s well worth the drive from Dutchess County.

Ski Butternut
380 State Rd, Great Barrington, MA
65 miles from the LaGrange area
A winter sports staple since the 1960’s, Butternut offers 100 acres of terrain served by 11 lifts for skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing.

We hope you get a chance to explore these and other winter sports opportunities across the Dutchess County region!


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