Boutwell Hill Ski Club is located in the Boutwell Hill State Forest in The Town of Charlotte, NY. The coordinates of the Ruttenbur parking lot are 42°20’53.1″N 79°11’55.0″W
Editor’s note: Google Maps incorrectly labels Arab Hill Rd as “Overland Trail” when you zoom in on map to magnification that shows forest roads. The Overland Trail is an correctly labeled on the other BHSF maps below. Use the Google map just for driving directions to BHSF.
Directions to Ruttenbur Parking lot from the North:
Take CR 79 (Center Rd) south to its end and turn left (east) onto CR 72/Bard Rd. Proceed for 1.1 miles and turn right (south) onto CR 77/Rood Rd. and proceed approx .5 miles and make first left onto Ruttenbur Rd (dirt road). Parking lot and trail head will .5 miles on right at crest of hill.
Directions to Ruttenbur Parking lot from the South:
From Sinclairville take CR 77 north approximately 3.2 north to hamlet of Charlotte Center. Continue north on CR 77/Rood Rd approximately 3.5 miles and turn right (east) onto Ruttenbur Rd (dirt road). Parking lot and trail head will .5 miles on right at crest of hill.
Winter recreation map of Boutwell Hill State Forest:
Ruttenbur Parking lot, the recommended access point for the XC trails, is designated by the pink “P” at the top of this map:
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Enlargement of XC trail area:
Here’s a stylized map of the trail system that we use in our brochure: