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Jiminy Peak 2008 Mountain Adventure Park

Mountain Adventure Park Hours of Operation
May 24 – June 8
Weekends & Holidays 11 am – 6 pm
June 14 – September 1
Daily 11 am – 9 pm
September 6 – mid October
Weekends & Holidays 11 am – 6 pm
Berkshire Express Scenic Ride
June 28 – mid October
Weekends & Holidays 12 pm – 5 pm
Mountain Biking
Open whenever the lifts are open
11 am – dusk

*All hours of operation are weather permitting*

Tickets & Pricing Information


New for 2008, Rope Adventures:
Harness in and start the adventure through this fun and challenging ropes course! For ages 5 and up.

Must be at least 44 inches tall”

 New for 2008, Spider Web:
The new Spider Web is sure to be a favorite among all the kids! Watch as they climb through the spider’s web to the top and then zoom down the inflatable slide!

*Maximum weight 140 lbs

 Alpine Super Slide:      Mountain Coaster:
The Alpine Super Slide allows you to coast at your ownspeed through tunnels, dips, curves and turns on
one of two identical tracks.

Ride Restrictions:
*Minimum height – 48 inches
*Children age 5 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Jiminy’s Mountain Coaster is the only one of it’s kind on the East Coast. Popular in Europe, the Coaster is thousands of feet of twisting, turning fun through the woods! You control your speed so you may take a leisurely ride or get your thrills at speeds up to 23 mph.

Ride Restrictions:
*Minimum height 48 inches
*Children age 5 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

  Scenic Rides:     Giant Swing:
Ride to the summit of Jiminy Peak on the region’s only six-passenger chairlift. At the top, you will be dazzled by unique and spectacular views of Mount Greylock and the Jericho Valley. After enjoying the views and exploring the summit board the Express for the descent back to the base area.

Open Weekends and holidays,
12 pm – 5 pm, June 28th – mid October

Push it higher on the Giant Swing – a screamalicious delight unlike any swing you’ve been on before, as you arc high into the sky with three of your friends!

Ride Restrictions:
*Minimum height 48 inches
*Maximum weight 300 lbs

Rock Climbing Wall:  Euro-Bungy Trampoline:
Scale our rock climbing wall with automatic belay lines – a terrific challenge for kids and adults! The wall has three routes to the top! A beginner side for the first timers, an intermediate, and an advanced for the experienced climber

Ride Restrictions:
*Minimum climber weight – 40 pounds.
*Must wear closed-toe shoes or sneakers, no sandals.


This is not your average backyard trampoline! Complete with bungees and a swivel harness. You can get big air and practice those flips and twists.

Ride Restrictions
*Minimum weight – 35 lbs
*Maximum weight – 200 lbs.


Bouncy Bounce:   Mini-Golf:
For children ages 4 to 10, this enclosed, inflatable, bouncy playground is always a favorite! Looking to improve your putting game or just spend some quality time with your family? Enjoy 9 fun-filled holes on our mini-golf course. Or you can take a swing at one of the 15 challenging golf courses nearby.
Lace up your hiking boots and get ready for a real workout. Hike your way up the mountain; it’s a challenge that you’ll really enjoy.
  Mountain Biking:
Visit our Mountain Biking page for rates and information.

Planning a party or a family reunion?

Spend the day at Jiminy Peak’s Mountain Adventure Park! We’ll even help you plan the outing including a day full of activities and food! Visit our Group page for more information.


1896 House Country Inn & Motels

Route 7
Williamstown MA 01267
Reservations 1-888-999-1896
(413) 458-1896
[email protected] (E-mail)

13 minutes to Jiminy. Many options & rates! From romantic pampering suites to appealing motel guestrooms. Fireplaces, dual spa baths, antiques, candlelight breakfasts. SKI PACKAGES! Great Restaurant! Immaculate! Youšll just love it!

Berkshire Hills Motel

Route 7 North
Williamstown, MA 01267

Closest lodging facility to the slopes in beautiful Williamstown. Family friendly. 21 charming, tastefully decorated rooms. Bountiful breakfast buffet included. Fireplaced lobby with cozy sitting area. Only 10 miles from Jiminy Peak. Lodging from $69.00. Discounted lift tickets available.

Berkshire Inns

Yankee Inn
P.O. Box 829
461 Pittsfield Road
Lenox, MA 01240

SKI HARD! (with the help of our discounted Jiminy Peak “Ski & Stay” lift tickets and package)…and then RELAX at Yankee Inn’s hot tub and indoor pool! Have dinner (“Dine & Stay” discount) at celebrated ASTERS Steaks and Raw Bar. Choose from 7 room options–queens, two doubles, king, king fireplace and romantic fire spa suites. Backyard with distant mountain views. Free breakfast. Located at the Pittsfield/Lenox line…in the heart of the Berkshires.
Churchill House Bed & Breakfast

Route 22 (south of Route 20) & Churchill Road
228 Churchill Road
New Lebanon, NY 12125 [email protected] (E-mail)

Just 15 minutes from Jiminy Peak! Built in 1790’s, this beautiful country home boasts incredible breakfasts, charming guestrooms w/ queen beds & private baths. Hospitality awaits!
Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club

55 Lee Road
Lenox, MA 01240
[email protected] (E-mail)

AAA Four Diamond resort w/Gilded Age Mansion, 107 gracious guest rooms, 35,000 sq.ft. full-service spa, indoor-pool, 3 restaurants, panoramic views, X-C trails. Centrally located in the Berkshires.

Mid-Week: $165 – $385
Weekend & Holiday $225 – $415
Rates are per room, per night plus tax.

The Dalton House Bed and Breakfast Inn

955 Main St.
Dalton, MA 01226
(413) 684-3854
[email protected] (E-mail)

A Classic New England Inn centrally located close to Jiminy Peak. AAA Three Diamond property with twelve tastefully decorated rooms all with private baths, including three spacious suites. Enjoy warm hospitality in our cathedral ceiling common area with stone fireplace and library. Rates: $85.00 – $145.00 including breakfast. Discounted lift tickets available.

Fairfield Berkshires at Bentley Brook

1 Corey Road
Hancock, MA 01237
(413) 738-8600

Nestled along the slopes of Jiminy Peak, Fairfield’s Berkshire Bentley Brook Mountain Club is the perfect place for that much needed weekend or weekday escape! Call for availability/rates: (413) 738-8600

The Hancock Inn

102 Main Street
Rt. 43
Hancock MA, 01237
(413) 738-5873
[email protected] (E-mail)

Closest Inn to Jiminy Peak, just 1 mile-less than 5 minutes. Charming 1820 Farmhouse B&B;, with 6 guest rooms and 1 Suite, all with private baths and Family Friendly. Breaksfast included. Weekday rates starting at $59.00 and weekends rates starting at $99.00. Call for details. Discount lift tickets available.

Jericho Valley Inn

2541 Hancock Rd.(Route 43)
Hancock, Massachusetts
(413) 458-9511
1-800-Jericho (537-4246)
[email protected] (E-mail)

Three miles from Jiminy. Cozy rooms: one, two, three bedroom suites & cottages. Full kitchen; fireplaced living room. Continental breakfast. Discount lift tickets.

Rooms $138.00 Suites/Cottages $198-288

Maple Terrace Motel

555 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 458-9677
[email protected] (E-mail)

“Country charm in the heart of Williamstown” Walk to the center of town – Spring Street, restaurants, museums, and Williams College. Variety of rooms, including deluxe king with fireplace, one and two bedroom apartments. Warm Swedish hospitality, continental breakfast. Ski packages for Jiminy Peak.

Millhouse Inn

Rt. 43,
PO Box 1079
Hancock, MA 01237
[email protected] (E-mail)

Conveniently located, just 5 minutes from Jiminy Peak. “Once Upon a Time a Sawmill”. Offering a variety of lovely rooms and suites, some with fireplace. Breakfast included. Relax by a fire in the common area. 3 Diamond rated. Lodging from $75.00 to $160.00. Discount lift tickets available.

The Orchards Hotel

222 Adams Road
Williamstown, MA 01267
[email protected] (E-mail)

Close to winter sports, museums and charming shops, The Orchards Hotel offers gourmet cuisine at Yasmin’s and comfortably elegant rooms.
Preferred Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, AAA 4-Diamonds.
Rates $125.00 +

The Country Store at Jiminy Peak

The Country Store at Jiminy Peak is a post and beam building located next to the Administration building on Corey Road, just a short walk from the Country Inn. The Country Store offers general store items as well as wine, beer and liquor, prepared meals and sandwiches, coffee, games, souvenirs, newspapers, magazines and more. In addition, the eclectic selection of fine and unique products, whether teas, maple syrup, shortbread cookies or pasta, will reflect that of the original Store at Five Corners. The Country Store is also the Post Office for the town of Hancock.

The Country Store at Jiminy Peak is open daily from 7:30am to 7:00pm. (9pm on Fridays)


Restaurants at Jiminy Peak

John Harvard’s Restaurant & Brewery
Located at Jiminy Peak. Offers wonderful views of the mountain while dining.
Reservations: 413.738.5500 ext. 3780
John Harvard’s Menu

John Harvard’s Restaurant & Brewery Summer Hours:
Breakfast Monday – Friday 8am-10am, Saturday & Sunday 7am- 10am
Lunch Saturday & Sunday 11:30-4:00
Dinner Sunday – Thursday 4pm-9pm, Friday and Saturday until 10pm, Closed Mondays

Christiansen’s Tavern
At the base of the mountain, near Crane Lodge Full bar, food to eat there or to go Grille and Tavern fare lunch and dinner Entertainment every Saturday night.
Reservations: 413.738.5500 ext. 3200

The Country Store at Jiminy Peak
Though not a sitdown restaurant, The Country Store offers wonderful meals as well as soups, chili and sandwiches.
For more information please call (413) 738-5500, ext.4120


New England Country Inn & Vacation Home Rentals

Enjoy the convenience of our New England Country Inn, a beautiful, spacious all-suite hotel located at the base of Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort.

Step inside one of our 101 spacious guest suites and experience the ultimate in Berkshire lodging accommodations.

Enjoy our Berkshire lodging accommodations which feature a host of amenities to make you feel at home:

  • Shopping and dining in the Village Center and Country Inn
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Indoor and outdoor whirlpools
  • Massages available through In-Touch Day Spa, right at Jiminy Peak
  • Exercise room and game room
  • New! Expanded, free WiFi access throughout Jiminy Peak’s Country Inn, including guest rooms, and Village Center

Exceptional Berkshire Lodging Accommodations

Every Country Inn suite includes a master bedroom with a king-size bed, a living room with a brand new queen-size sleep sofa with memory foam, and a fully equipped kitchenette. For a floor plan of a typical Country Inn Suite, please click here.

New England Family Vacations in the Berkshires

Families or groups may be even more comfortable in one of our two or three bedroom vacation homes or town homes located mountainside, in the Village Center or in Country Village. Click here to view typical floor plans.

Something for Everyone at Our New England Resort

Throughout our New England resort in the Berkshires, you’ll find plenty of activities for everyone. At the base of the mountain, you’ll discover the good times and laughs of Christiansen’s Tavern or the special experience of dining by a window overlooking the mountain at John Harvard’s Brew House, a restaurant and pub.

Please call the Jiminy Peak Resort reservation hotline 1-800-882-8859, or reserve your room online below. Note: Reservations may be booked online 3 days or more prior to your requested arrival date.

Jiminy Peak
Online Reservations

Check availability and reserve your Country Inn suite or Two Bedroom Condominium online.

Lodging Types and Rates
Spring/Fall Midweek Weekend Holiday
Country Inn Suite From $129 From $129 From $129
Two Bedroom Vacation Home From $179 From $179 From $179
Two Bedroom Deluxe/Three Bedroom Vacation Home From $239 From $239 From $239
Three Bedroom Deluxe Vacation Home From $359 From $359 From $359
Summer Midweek Weekend Holiday
Country Inn Suite From $169 From $259 From $259
Two Bedroom Vacation Home From $229 From $329 From $329
Two Bedroom Deluxe/Three Bedroom Vacation Home From $279 From $379 From $379
Three Bedroom Deluxe Vacation Home From $399 From $549 From $549
Winter Midweek Weekend Holiday
Country Inn Suite From $199 From $419 From $539
Two Bedroom Vacation Home From $289 From $549 From $659
Two Bedroom Deluxe/Three Bedroom Vacation Home From $359 From $679 From $819
Three Bedroom Deluxe Vacation Home From $509 From $849 From $999
**All winter rates include 2 lift tickets, and all applicable taxes.
Rates are subject to change based on availability
All rates are per night

Weekly & Seasonal/Extended Stay Rates are available.

Please call our reservations office at 1 800 882-8859 if unable to find availability or reserve online.

Click here to see some great lodging deals and specials.

*****Deposit/Cancel Policy*****

  • 1 night stays = Full Payment
  • 2 or more nights = 50% of total
  • Refundable up to 21 days prior to arrival minus 10% of reservation total. Less than 21 days prior = Non-Refundable

Jiminy Peak rates based on double occupancy. Children 17 and under stay free.
**We cannot accept pets**


That’s right, an area just for kids!

The Jiminy Peak Kids Pages offer some fun activities for the younger visitors to our site. And the best part is, not only are the activities fun, but you can also win some free goodies!

We will have WebCam Scavenger Hunt and some fun puzzles. Each week there will be a new Cam pic to try to identify, and also new puzzles. Each correct response will receive an e-coupon valid for a buy one – get one free Alpine Slide ride!

Wordsearch with a twist
Go to the Wordsearch page, print out the puzzle and find the words on the word list. After you have found all the words in the puzzle, a hidden message will be revealed. Solve the hidden message and e-mail your answer.

Fallen Phrase
Go to the Fallen Phrase page, print out the puzzle and place the fallen letters back in the puzzle to reveal the phrase. Solve the puzzle and e-mail your answer.

WebCam Hunt
Go to the Scavenger Hunt page. Each week a new picture will appear. Identify what the object is, where it is at Jiminy, and e-mail your answer.

Jiminy Peak Events

Zephyr Wind Turbine Tours, Dates TBA
Come learn more about Jiminy’s 1.5 MW GE wind turbine. Check back soon for tour dates and information.

All Saturdays at 1 pm

June 21st July 5th, 19th
August 2nd, 16th, 30th
September 13th, 27th
October 11th, 25th

Cost – $9.00 per person Reservations are required and may be made by calling (413) 738-5500 ext. 3760

Tours involve a strenuous hike approx. 1/4 of a mile from the top of the Grand Slam chairlift and walking back down. Please wear appropriate footwear.

Shaun Thornton Memorial Bike Race, Saturday May 3
The Jiminy Peak Road Race has become a spring classic in New England. It regularly draws racers from all over the Northeast, including professionals and amateurs from some of America’s top teams. The unpredictable New England weather is often a factor, but many consider this part of the race’s appeal. Visit for more information.

Kenda Bike Fest, July 25-27
The 14th annual Kenda Bike Fest, presented by DIRT RAG will be held July 25th-27th, 2008 Set in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains, this non-competitive cycling festival offers three days of camping and outdoor activities for cyclists of all ages, skill levels and styles. The Festival also features live music and entertainment nightly. For more information visit

Zephyr’s Birthday Celebration, Friday August 15
Join us in celebrating one year of clean, renewable energy production from Zephyr!

Zephyr’s Birthday special ticket price – $36 Full Day Mountain Adventure Park Pass

Turbine Tours at 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm beginning in the Burbank Center – Please sign up at Jiminy table in Mountain Adventure Park before tour to receive your pass. Tours are free for Zephyr’s birthday! Space may be limited.

Birthday cake and lemonade 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm in Mountain Adventure Park

Annual Open House, October 11-13
The Festival features a craft fair, the annual Hancock Fire Department Ski and Snowboard Sale, an outdoor BBQ, great sales on apparel and equipment from Mountain Sports by Potter Brothers and much more.


Come see our snow tubing area at Snowy Owl!

The carpet lift will whisk you to the top of the hill where you can choose from up to 6 lanes for the ride down! Just grab your tube and go for a ride.

The Blarney Room upstairs in the lodge offers light fare and a viewing area and the first floor of the lodge has an area to sit and eat picnic lunches. Need a birthday party idea? Snowy Owl is the perfect place for fun and excitement! Snowy Owl also offers group rates. Please call 413.443.4752 ext. 213 for more information. Tubing is located at Snowy Owl resort, not on the Jiminy Peak campus. Click here for directions.


Cost per 90 minute session is $15.

Rules and Reminders

Children ages 2 to 10 years old are invited to use our toddler tubing area at $5 per 90 minute session. Children must be accompanied by an adult on the hill at all times. Persons in the toddler tubing area must sign a waiver even if they do not snow tube.

All children 6 and younger must be accompanied by a ticketed adult on the snow tubing hill at all times. Children 7-12 must be accompanied by an adult who remains on site at Snowy Owl for the entire duration of their trip. A person under the age of 18 years must have a parent or legal guardian’s signature on their waiver in order to snow tube.

Everyone, including children, must be able to stand on and ride the carpet lift with their tube by themselves. Everyone must be able to sit in a tube by themselves. Children cannot sit in an adult’s lap. We allow only one person per tube. You may only use equipment provided by Jiminy Peak Snow Tubing at Snowy Owl Resort.

Hours of operation:

Friday Night 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Holidays* 10:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Christmas Eve 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Christmas Day 1:30 PM to 9:00 PM
*Holiday periods are: 12/23/06-1/1/07; 1/13/07-1/15/07; 2/17/07-2/25/07
*Not open Mondays in March
*Note special holiday hours

Snow tubing involves risks and dangers. These may include but are not limited to collisions that are man made or natural, within lanes or other areas of snow tubing. Conditions vary due to weather conditions and snow tubing use. Tube within designated area; be aware of your surroundings while exiting the tubing area. You are responsible for your own safety and assume all responsibility for any risk of injury.

Jiminy Peak Snow Tubing at Snowy Owl Resort reserves the right to limit or cease operations due to adverse weather conditions. Toddler tubing is weather dependent. Please call ahead 413-443-4752 ext 213.


Operation begins mid-November and continues through the beginning of April, subject to weather conditions. Full-time operation begins after Thanksgiving based on snowmaking and weather. It’s a good idea to call the Jiminy Peak Snow Phone at 888-4-JIMINY or check online for the latest conditions at the online snow report center before traveling. Operating hours and the operating schedule are subject to change.

Weekend/Holiday 8:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Midweek/Non-holiday 9:00 AM to 10:30 PM
Christmas Eve (12/24) 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Christmas Day (12/25) 9:30 AM to 10:30 PM
New Year’s Eve (12/31) 8:30 AM to 10:30 PM

Holiday Periods
December 24, 2005 to January 2, 2006; January 14 to 16, 2006; February 18 to 27, 2006


Our rental shop, located in the Thatcher Building in the base area, carries both shaped skis and snowboards with step-in bindings. A valid driver’s license or credit card is required to rent equipment.

Full day or twilight 4 hour
Skis, boots and poles $32 $28
Snowboard and boots (step-in) $32 $28
Other Items
Helmets $10 $10
Wrist Guards $10 $10
(Valid Drivers License or Credit Card required)

For Juniors (age 12 and younger), take $4 off the regular price, except for short skis. (Discount does not apply to helmets or wrist guards)

The new SKIWee/Explorers Center in the Burbank Building has its own rental shop for program participants, as does the GETSkiing and GETBoarding Center in Doc Maynard-so you can go right to your program without having to stand in a rental shop line!

Demo Skis and snowboards are available in the Mountain Sports shop in the Burbank Center: Atomic, K2, and Rossignol skis, and K2 and Rossignol snowboards. The cost is $40 for the day, which can be applied toward the purchase price, so try before you buy!