No Child Left Inside

no-child-largeCross Country Ski Areas Association supports getting children outside in the winter to play and slide on snow. Many of our member cross country ski areas have specific programs for kids. Those programs are outlined on this page. Please contact the individual ski areas for more information. And go outside this winter to play with your children! It’s good for every body.

Participating Ski Areas


 

Ski Areas participating in No Child Left Behind (see http://www.xcski.org/no-child-left-inside.php)

130 South Galena St.
585 Cemetery Lane
Aspen, Colorado 81611 USA

Main phone number: 970-429-2023  Ski Center: 970-925-2145  Snow Conditions: 970-429-2039  

aspennordic.com
austin.weiss@cityofaspen.com

The Aspen Snowmass Nordic Council has developed a valley trail system that not only provides a world class XC ski experience but also connects communities in the Roaring Fork Valley with over 90 kilometers of XC skiing and snowshoeing.

Resort & Trail Services Offered Ski Rentals, Changing Room, Wax Room, Pulk Sled Rental, Retail Shop, Snowshoe Trails, Snowshoe Rentals, Dog Trails, Fat Tire Biking, Fat Tire Biking Shared Trails

Elevation Elevation at Base: 7800 ft. Highest Elevation on Trails: 8300 ft.

Food Snacks

Amenities Meals, Tubing / Sledding, Ice Skating

Children's Programs: AVSC Nordic Basecamp

210 Mt. Washington Hotel Rd
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire 03575 USA

Main phone number: 603-278-3322  Ski Center: 603-278-3322  Snow Conditions: 603-278-4414  Lodging: 800-258-0330  

brettonwoods.com
mwnordic@omnihotels.com

On the grounds of the historic Mount Washington Hotel and the White Mountain National Forest. We are one of the largest cross country areas in the East. Trails cross open fields, meander through woods of spruce and fir, pass beaver ponds and mountain streams, and traverse open hardwood stands. Painstakingly prepared with our state-of- the-art groomers. And don't forget to stop off at the warming yurt or try the lift serviced trails on Mount Stickney. 4 distinct lodging options. Lots of amenities. Year-round fun & relaxation. Mountain biking, stables, fly-fishing, massage center, scenic chair lift rides, golf & tennis.

Resort & Trail Services Offered Ski Rentals, Ski Patrol, Changing Room, Wax Room, Pulk Sled Rental, Retail Shop, Snowshoe Trails, Snowshoe Rentals, Dog Trails, Snowmaking

Location5 miles east of Twin Mountain, NH

Elevation Elevation at Base: 1600 ft. Highest Elevation on Trails: 2700 ft.

Food Snacks, Hot Lunch

Amenities Meals, Lodging, Tubing / Sledding, Ice Skating, Sleigh Rides, Sauna, Hot Tub, Outdoor Pool

Rt 16 Pinkham Notch
Gorham, New Hampshire 03581 USA

Main phone number: 603-466-2333  Ski Center: 603-466-2333  Snow Conditions: 603-466-2333  Lodging: 603-466-2333  

greatglentrails.com
info@greatglentrails.com

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is New Hampshire's most family friendly winter fun headquarters. More than 45 kilometers of trails offers classic and skate cross country skiing, as well as snow tubing and snowshoeing in the heart of winter's most magnificent setting. A full service rental and Outfitters Shop will help with all your equipment needs including rentals for both XC skiing and snowshoeing and the Glen View Cafe offers delicious food choices with the best dining room views in the state!

Resort & Trail Services Offered Ski Lessons, Ski Rentals, Ski Patrol, Changing Room, Wax Room, Pulk Sled Rental, Retail Shop, Snowshoe Trails, Snowshoe Rentals, Snowmaking, Fat Tire Biking, Fat Tire Bike Rentals, Fat Tire Biking Shared Trails

Location12 miles north of Jackson NH

Elevation Elevation at Base: 1621 ft. Highest Elevation on Trails: 4200 ft.

Food Snacks, Hot Lunch, Full Meal

Amenities Meals, Tubing / Sledding

Children's Programs: Trails Tracker, find our furry friends while on the trails; Kids Ski Fest! - January 13th; Penguins & Polar Bears, kids camp during vacation weeks; Family Snow Days - ski, snowshoe, snow tube, hot chocolate, FUN!; Great Glen Bill Koch Club - Sundays

P153 Main Street/ POB 216
Jackson, New Hampshire 03846 USA

Main phone number: 603-383-9355  Ski Center: 800-927-6697  Snow Conditions: 800-927-6697  Lodging: 800-927-6697  

jacksonxc.org
info@jacksonxc.org

Imagine a whole New England Village dedicated to nordic skiing, with a white steepled church, covered bridges, rivers with cascading waterfalls, sundry eateries, charming country inns and a hundred miles of cross country ski trails...... Jackson, New Hampshire is it!
current Trail and Snow Conditions

Resort & Trail Services Offered Ski Rentals, Ski Patrol, Changing Room, Wax Room, Pulk Sled Rental, Retail Shop, Snowshoe Trails, Snowshoe Rentals, Dog Trails, Terrain Park

Location7 miles north of North Conway, NH

Elevation Elevation at Base: 755 ft. Highest Elevation on Trails: 4100 ft.

Food Snacks, Hot Lunch, Full Meal, Gourmet, Liquor

Amenities Meals, Lodging, Ice Skating, Sleigh Rides, Sauna, Hot Tub, Outdoor Pool, Spa

Children's Programs: Anklebiter - short course event for kids through 13.

139 Lapland Lake Rd
Northville, New York 12134 USA

Main phone number: 518-863-4974  Ski Center: 518-863-4974  Snow Conditions: 518-863-4974  Lodging: 518-863-4974  

laplandlake.com
vacation@laplandlake.com

Best XC Ski Resort in the Mid-Atlantic & Best XC Ski Resort for Families -Best XC Ski Resort Poll! Adirondack Splendor, Finnish Hospitality for over 35 years! Join new owners Kathy and Paul Zahray for an extraordinary winter escape! Courteous staff, comfortable warming lodge. Snowcat grooming by founder and former US Olympian Olavi Hirvonen. Two food service locations. Women's, children's programming. Tube, ice-skate, kicksled rentals. Immaculate trailside tupas (cottages) with kitchens, living-dining areas, bedrooms/linens, baths with showers, electric heat, wood stoves/supplies. Finnish wood-burning sauna. Four-season vacation center. Easy drive to Southern Adirondacks. Tavataan ladulla! See you on the trails!

Resort & Trail Services Offered Ski Lessons, Ski Rentals, Ski Patrol, Changing Room, Wax Room, Pulk Sled Rental, Retail Shop, Snowshoe Trails, Snowshoe Rentals, Lighted Trails

Location60 miles northwest of Albany

Elevation Elevation at Base: 1350 ft. Highest Elevation on Trails: 1600 ft.

Food Snacks, Hot Lunch, Liquor

Amenities Meals, Lodging, Tubing / Sledding, Ice Skating, Sauna

Children's Programs: Lemmings Kids Club ages 5-11. Ski games, skills, hot chocolate!; Youth/Junior Skate ages 8-14. Fast and fun! Hot chocolate!; Reindeer Rally ages 5-11. 90 minutes, fun and crazy games!; Napa Kiikku Finnish ice sled ride weekends/holidays 3-4pm.

Bobsled Run Lane
Lake Placid, New York 12946 USA

Main phone number: 518-523-1655  Ski Center: 518-523-2811  Snow Conditions: 1-800-462-6236  Lodging: 1-800-44-PLACID  

whitefacelakeplacid.com
info@orda.org

The breathtaking cross country and snowshoe terrain offers meticulously groomed backcountry adventure on gentle to challenging Adirondack trails. nnTake advantage of our experienced professional instructional staff with a private lesson or join us for our unique Be a Biathlete program that allows you to follow in the tracks of the best biathletes in the world. nnIf you are up to the challenge the annual Lake Placid Loppet will test your skiing skills and your endurance on a slightly modified version of the 50km course designed for the 1980 Winter Olympics.

Resort & Trail Services Offered Ski Rentals, Ski Patrol, Wax Room, Pulk Sled Rental, Retail Shop, Snowshoe Trails, Snowshoe Rentals

Location7 miles east of Lake Placid

Elevation Elevation at Base: 2034 ft. Highest Elevation on Trails: 2460 ft.

Food Snacks, Hot Lunch

Amenities Meals

15275 Alder Creek Rd.
Truckee, California 96161 USA

Main phone number: 530-587-9484  

tdxc.com
xcski@tahoedonner.com

Tahoe Donner offers a great variety of skiing terrain. You can ski through pines, climb peaks or gentle rolling hills through Aspens, or the flats of Euer Valley. The day lodge has a resturant, retail and rental shop, locker and wax rooms. We have an excellent ski school with great instructors for the beginner to the advanced skier. On the trails enjoy the five warming huts. The one in Euer Valley called the "cookhouse" offers food and drinks on weekends an holidays. The choice is yours on the types of terrain and the views. Remember "The skiing is out there".

Resort & Trail Services Offered Ski Rentals, Ski Patrol, Changing Room, Wax Room, Pulk Sled Rental, Retail Shop, Snowshoe Trails, Snowshoe Rentals, Lighted Trails, Terrain Park

Location35 miles north of Reno

Elevation Elevation at Base: 6600 ft. Highest Elevation on Trails: 7729 ft.

Food Snacks, Hot Lunch, Full Meal, Gourmet, Liquor

Amenities Meals

Children's Programs: TD Kids is a 8 week after school program designed to get kids excited about cross country skiing. Skiing, racing and laser biathlon options offered

314 Clifton Drive
Valdez, Alaska 99686 USA

Main phone number: 907-835-2531  Snow Conditions: 907-835-2531  

ci.valdez.ak.us/parks
dverfaillie@ci.valdez.ak.us

As one of the snowiest places on Earth, Valdez averages over 25 feet of snow per year & provides access to landscapes only dreamed of. Come ski miles of freshly groomed trails - both classic and skate - literally from mountain to sound, from November to April. All trails groomed daily with free ski packages & snowshoes available for the whole family provided by the local \Ski for Free\" program. Mix things up and join us for a family day of alpine skiing at Salmonberry Ski Hill located only 5 miles from downtown. Come see why we're Mother Nature's Favorite."

Resort & Trail Services Offered Ski Lessons, Ski Rentals, Ski Patrol, Snowshoe Trails, Snowshoe Rentals, Dog Trails, Terrain Park

Location300 miles southeast of Anchorage

Elevation Highest Elevation on Trails: 1200 ft.

Amenities Tubing / Sledding, Ice Skating, Indoor Pool, Outdoor Pool

615 Little Pond Rd
Londonderry, Vermont 05148 USA

Main phone number: 802-824-3933  

vikingnordic.com
skiandstay@vikingnordic.com

Known for beautiful and diversified trails meandering through old forests and farmland. Fabulous views. Unique programs to make skiing fun for kids. Easy to get to location in Southern Vermont (24 miles west of I-91 exit 6). We cater to all: skate & classic skiers, snowshoers & fat bikers, families & serious skiers. Have a great day of winter fun in our relaxed atmosphere. 3km lighted trails available for private parties. Clubhouse available for groups. 10-person vacation rental house on property. Near alpine areas Okemo, Stratton and Bromley and minutes from apres ski fun in Weston and Manchester.

Resort & Trail Services Offered Ski Rentals, Ski Patrol, Changing Room, Wax Room, Pulk Sled Rental, Retail Shop, Snowshoe Trails, Snowshoe Rentals, Lighted Trails, Fat Tire Biking, Fat Tire Biking Shared Trails

Location16 miles east of Manchester VT

Elevation Elevation at Base: 1400 ft.

Food Snacks, Hot Lunch

Amenities Meals, Lodging

Children's Programs: Kids Cookie Card Hunt; 1 hour on snow kid sitting; Half hour private lesson for children

One Ski Area Road
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire 03215 USA

Main phone number: 603-236-4666  Lodging: 603-236-8311 ext 5155  

waterville.com
lwilson75@waterville.com

Experience our 70+km trail system, where the scenic splendor of the White Mountain National Forest offers opportunity for excellent skiing with terrain for novice to expert, both skate and classic styles, so whether a competitive athlete, enthusiast or for the whole family, we have some thing for all.nnOur knowledgeable staff is here to help you make the most of your Nordic adventure. We offer a large inventory of rental and retail gear: clothing, & equipment that includes skis, boots, poles and snowshoes for adults & children. Swix Concept Store on site, full service repairs, and waxing and tuning.

Resort & Trail Services Offered Ski Rentals, Ski Patrol, Changing Room, Wax Room, Pulk Sled Rental, Retail Shop, Snowshoe Trails, Snowshoe Rentals, Dog Trails, Terrain Park, Fat Tire Biking, Fat Tire Bike Rentals

Location90 miles north of Boston

Elevation Elevation at Base: 1500 ft. Highest Elevation on Trails: 2300 ft.

Food Snacks, Hot Lunch, Full Meal, Gourmet, Liquor

Amenities Meals, Ice Skating, Sleigh Rides, Sauna, Hot Tub, Outdoor Pool