Northfield Mountain is a four-season recreation facility situated along a beautiful sweep of the mountainside, with satellite facilities strung along a 7-mile stretch of the Connecticut River. Spend a day cross-country skiing, hiking, and mountain biking on 26 miles of trails. Camp at Barton Cove, where you can put in for canoeing or kayaking, and hop on an upriver canoe shuttles at the Barton Cove recreation area. Take an interpretive riverboat cruise on the 44-seat Heritage Riverboat.
Other offerings include public picnic areas, camping for boaters at Munn’s Ferry, rock climbing at Rose Ledge, and a fishway for springtime viewing of thousands of migrating fish.