Byrncliff Resort and Conference Center
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING AND SNOWSHOEING
2357 Humphrey Road, Route 20A, Varysburg, NY 14167
Byrncliff Resort & Conference Center in Varysburg, NY is a year-round resort nestled in the rolling hills of Wyoming County in Western New York State featuring 20 km of groomed trails with 8 km lighted for night skiing. Open daily with on-site lodging and restaurant services and entertainment, ski and snowshoe rentals and lessons. In the summer months there is an 18-hole golf course, outdoor pool and mini-golf.
Byrncliff attracts people from the Greater Buffalo/Niagara Region, Rochester, out-of-state, and even Canada. You can enjoy the picturesque winter scenery, delicious fare from Byrncliff's full-service restaurant, and the convenience of cozy on-site lodging. Skiers and snowshoers can enjoy the pristine groomed and lighted trails at Byrncliff, with 13 different wooded and open trails sprawling over 12 miles (25 kilometers). The trails are designed to keep novice and advanced skiers entertained. Take advantage of Byrncliff's "Ski & Stay" packages and special weekday discounts on trail fees. Byrncliff was voted "Best Cross-Country Skiing 2008" in Western New York by Buffalo Spree Magazine.
Hours of operation are Mon - Wed: 9 AM-5 PM; Thurs: 9 AM – 9 PM; Fri & Sat: 9 AM – 10 PM; Sun: 9 AM-6 PM. Ski trail fees on weekends & holidays are $12 for adults, $11 for aged 60+ and youth aged 12-17, and those aged 11 and under are free. On weekdays & holidays trail passes for adults are $10, and seniors and youth are $8. A trail pass with rental equipment package on weekends and holidays is $24 for adults and $22 for seniors/youth. On weekdays the trail pass/rental package is $20 for adults and it is $18 for seniors/youth. Kids under 11 can rent equipment for $12 on weekends and $10 on weekdays.
Lessons are about 45 minutes and are offered BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (call or use email on the websitel). The trail pass is included with lessons for the day. With your own equipment lessons prices are $30.00 for adults and $15.00 for kids (17 & under). A Buddy Lesson is $50 and a group lesson is $15/person (10 or more people). Lessons with rental equipment are $40.00 for adults and $25.00 for kids (17 & under). A Buddy Lesson is $70 and a group lesson with rental equipment is $25 per person (10 or more).
There is live music entertainment at Byrncliff Resort on Saturday nights in January and February.
Weekend Ski (or Snowshoe) & Dinner Special Enjoy a night out on groomed and lighted trails, then warm up after in Byrncliff Resort's cozy restaurant with a delicious meal and hot beverage. One day of unlimited skiing or snowshoeing and one dinner from select list (upgrades to sirloin steak available) $25.00 per person, or with rental equipment it is $37.00 per person.
Two-for-One Ski (or Snowshoe) & Dinner Special A great deal for a couple looking for an enjoyable evening together! Available on Thursday with two trail fees (unlimited skiing or snowshoeing for the day). One dinner per person (upgrade to 12 oz. Sirloin Steak, add $10/person) Only $39.00 per couple, or with rental equipment - Only $50.00 per couple.
"Ski & Stay" packages include access to Byrncliff's 12 miles of groomed and lighted XC ski trails and delicious fare from Byrncliff's full-service restaurant, and the convenience of cozy on-site lodging. The inn has 24 traditional rooms, which have two double beds, cable TV, heat and AC, and coffee makers. The Brookview Suites have a king-sized bed, in-room hot tub, and small refrigerator with connecting outdoor covered porches. The recently renovated Maple Lodge is a rental house near the Byrncliff clubhouse and it is great for groups (wedding parties, extended families, etc.) and accommodates up to 12 people with a fully equipped kitchen, 2 king beds, 2 queen beds, and a queen pull-out sofa, WiFi, cable TV, coffee maker, gas fireplace, two refrigerators, telephone and more.
Package #1 - Weekday Overnight: On Thursday includes 1 night lodging and 2 days unlimited skiing or snowshoeing; 1 dinner & after-dinner drink, and 1 breakfast. Traditional rooms, Brookview Suite, Maple Lodge accommodation choices with attractive package prices for guests and seniors.
Package #2 - Weekend Overnighter: commencing Friday includes 2 nights lodging and 3 days unlimited skiing or snowshoeing; 2 dinners & after-dinner drink and 1 breakfast buffet and 1 Sunday brunch. Traditional rooms, Brookview Suite, Maple Lodge accommodation choices with attractive package prices for guests, seniors, and kids.
Sunday Package and Additional Weekday Overnight packages available, too. Check the website for Package Pricing Details.
Directions: Located off Route 20A between Buffalo and Rochester, New York. From Buffalo and Canada - Follow 190 South to the NYS Thruway 90 West towards Erie and then take the first exit (East Aurora Route 400 South). Proceed approx 15 miles on Rte 400 to the East Aurora Route 20A exit. Turn left and go east on Rte 20A approx. 12 miles to Byrncliff. Turn right on Humphrey Rd.
From Rochester and Syracuse - take the NYS thruway west to exit 48A (Pembroke)- Follow Route 77 south approx 16 miles to Route 20A. Turn left and Byrncliff is just down the street on your right. Turn right on Humphrey Rd.