3/15/2023: the nor’Easter gave us 7+ inches of new snow.
Groomers are finishing Potato Hill Farm – conditions are an A+ for XC skiing.
Groomer is currently working on Egypt rd.

We will offer our free ski and snowshoe loan program this weekend, 10:30-3:30 at Potato Hill Farm

Come spend a fun day at the farm! Over 4 mile’s of trails ranging from easy and flat to intermediate hills.

We are staffed to open our free ski and snowshoe loan program at Potato Hill Farm Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30-3:30 as long as there is skiable snow.

NOTE:  With the NY State Power Authority working on the Egypt Road power lines, link trail will not be groomed.  Egypt rd railroad parking lot will be closed.  No trails will be groomed from the railroad parking area to the Glacier trail.

Check our webcam for conditions outside the Egypt Road warming hut.


You may also rent skis and snowshoes at the Boonville Search and Rescue hut located at the far right side of the Tops Plaza on Route 12 in Boonville.  Your driver’s license is required as a deposit and a $5 donation to Search and Rescue is greatly appreciated.  Check out the Boonville Search and Rescue Facebook page at or call (315)527-5033 to confirm operating hours. The building is located in the Boonville Tops parking lot at 13209 State Route 12, Boonville, New York 13309.

BREIA trails are open to the public without charge during daylight hours. Skiing and snowshoeing only when conditions permit. At other times, hiking and mountain biking is encouraged.  Enjoy!

Check out our Black River Environmental Improvement Agency Facebook page for updates.

As a reminder, please No Dogs on BREIA’s trails, except the canal trail, and stay off the tracked portions with everything except skis. No bare booting (hiking without snowshoes or skis) allowed on groomed trails. 

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