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JACKSON, NH – The Jackson Ski Touring Foundation and the Upper Saco Valley Land Trust, together with two local donors, have formed a unique partnership to permanently preserve 62 acres of open space in Jackson for use as ski touring and snowshoe trails and for other forms of passive recreation.  Sited at the junction of Valley Cross and Black Mountain Roads, the land consists of woodland and open fields with more than 500 feet of...

(Press release) Jackson, NH: After leading the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (JSTF) for 38 years, Thom Perkins has announced his retirement from the organization. As its Executive Director since 1976, Perkins has been instrumental in transforming the small village of Jackson, NH into one of the nation’s premier cross country skiing and snowshoeing venues.  Passionate about the sport of cross country skiing, Perkins developed the existing trail system from a modest number of trails to the...

(Press release) JACKSON, NH – Snow has fallen and the town with the most cross country ski trails in the Eastern United States awaits skiers and snowshoers of all abilities at Jackson Ski Touring Center. As an added treat this year, hot chocolate drizzled waffles will be available at the Ellis River Waffle Cabin on the famous Ellis River Trail. Jackson has already received a foot and a half of snow in December. Equipped with...