Mountaintop Summer Picnics

What’s more romantic than a summer picnic? How about a summer picnic on top of the mountain at Powder Ridge!

The ultimate romantic picnic starts with your chef-prepared basket ready and waiting for you.

You’ll take a relaxing chairlift ride to your own picnic area, where you can spend time enjoying the spectacular views of Middlesex county and enjoying your lunch. When finished, hike back down taking in nature at its best.

Couples Basket

Charcuterie platter – Assorted cheese & meats, sliced veggies with dipping sauces, pita chips, marinated olives, two Roast Beef Sandwiches – tomato, red onions, horseradish cream $39 plus tax.
$10 additional per person more than four.

Your choice of wine or craft beer can be purchased for your picnic at the Tavern.

Family of Four Picnic

BBQ baby back ribs (2 racks) or fried chicken (6 pieces), potato salad, corn on the cob, sliced fruit, cookies. $55 plus tax.

Picnics are available Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sundays during open hours with reservations. A 48-hour notice is required. Picnic baskets include everything you need.

Your basket will be ready to pickup on the Tavern deck. Please, no outside food or beverage and no fires.

  • No pets
  • Please respect the environment
  • Please keep off biking trails
  • Music to be kept to a social acceptable volume
  • All trash to be put in trash bins provided on the hill


To make required reservations, payment in full is required. A 24-hour notice is required to reschedule or cancel.

You’ll be able to make reservations online soon, but for now, please call (860) 852-5444 to make reservations.