Wachusett Mountain State Reservation Ski Trails – Princeton MA

City:
Princeton, MA

Site Type:
Parks and Recreation, Paths and Trails, Winter Sports

New Deal Agencies:
Work Relief Programs, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

Started:
1934

Completed:
1937

Quality of Information:
Moderate

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

From the Wachusett Mountain Ski Area website: “The first skiing trails on Wachusett Mountain were cut by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the late 1930’s (Pine Trail 1934; Balance Rock Trail 1937).”

Source notes

“Facts & History,” Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, accessed August 13, 2014.

“CCC Work in Massachusetts Forests and Parks,” Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, accessed August 13, 2014.

Site originally submitted by Brent McKee - wpatoday.org on July 21, 2015.

Location Info


345 Mountain Rd.
Princeton, Massachusetts 01541
Worcester County

Coordinates: 42.502911, -71.887773

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