Best Balsams Wilderness Snowboarding

The MOST popular snowboarding destination in New Hampshire.

  New Hampshire, US


  September 6, 2019

North of Berlin near Dixville Notch, the Balsams Wilderness ski area closed in 2011. Starting in 2019, there have been discussions on reopening the ski area with a planned expansion to make it the largest in the northeast. The full build-out of the proposed expansion would be 2,200 acres served by 22 lifts with a maximum descent of 1,900 feet.

To reach Balsams Wilderness from the south, head north on US93 over Franconia Notch to Exit #35. Follow SR3 to Colebrook. Head east on SR26 for 11 miles to Dixville Notch where Balsams Wilderness ski area is located.

Overall, Balsams Wilderness is the 1st most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 19 snowboarding resorts in New Hampshire.

Local Contacts:  Balsams Wilderness Ski Area (603) 255-3951; NH Tourism (800) 88SKI-NH.

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Luxury Loding:  Balsam Grand Resort Hotel

Reference Source:  click here

PDF Map:  click here

GPS:  44.87, -71.307

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  9/6/2019

ID:  10901

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