Nearby Woodbury is a ski area boasting a fine 300-foot height difference. Woodbury has 18 ski slopes and 4 lifts and gets 6 feet of snow annually. Woodbury has 50 acres to ski on; 65% of the ski slopes are easy which is fine for learners; 35% of the ski slopes are challenging. Nearby you come across the Stoddard Road to Shepaug River portion, a type I-II part of whitewater. It's a magnificent 5.4-mile-from-beginning-to-end
part on Bantam River. For those inexperienced in whitewater paddling this part of Bantam River may be an amusing location to paddle. You ought to check conditions before heading out; whitewater paddling can become perilous.