Northfield Mountain has more than 25 miles of trails designed specifically for cross country skiing and groomed for both classical and free-style skiing. Our trails offer some of the finest Nordic skiing in the region, from beginner trails to the demanding 800-foot vertical climb of Tenth Mountain Trail. Hikers, dogs and other pets are excluded from our trails during the ski season.
Cross Country skiing and snowshoeing are fun, easy to learn, inexpensive, and healthy ways to spend some of your free winter time. Since ’79 we have taken pride in our wholesome natural foods cafe, unique laid-back atmosphere, curvy exciting trails, and backcountry ski specialty shop. Our day lodge provides close access to some of West Virginia’s most treasured high country.
Jackson Ski Touring Foundation presents state of the art grooming on trails designed to suit every taste and ability, whether you prefer quiet striding through old growth New England forest or all out skate skiing and an international race course. You can visit on-trail destinations: the warming cabin and Cocoa Café on the Ellis River Trail and numerous eateries and pubs and inns. All this is contained within a charming New England village that takes pride in its long established traditions of great skiing and warm hospitality
The largest cross-country ski area in North America, Royal Gorge is known for its sweeping views of the Northern Sierra and eight distinct trail systems. Featuring 92 trails with over 140km of groomed, tracked trails for human-powered outdoor recreation spread across 6,000 acres, guests of all ages and ability levels are invited to try classic cross-country skiing, skate skiing and snowshoeing.
Nine different warming huts offer respite from the elements and a chance to take a break and soak in the peaceful tranquility of the mountains. Make your way to Royal Gorge this winter to stride through towering pines, expansive meadows, and enjoy stunning vistas that include some of the most majestic peaks in Tahoe.
Lapland Lake is a full-service cross country ski and snowshoe center. Our two-story warming lodge houses our ski rental and retail shop (featuring a full range of cross country ski and snowshoe equipment) plus soup, sandwiches, and more at our upstairs café. We offer private and group lessons for both children and adults. Visit for a day-long escape to enjoy some Adirondack skiing, or stay overnight in our four-season lodging. Our two to four bedroom cottages each have a fully equipped kitchen and cozy woodstove or propane fireplace heat. In the spring, summer, and fall we are open only to overnight lodging guests who enjoy hiking and mountain biking on our private trail system and seasonal use of our canoes, kayaks, rowboats, paddle boats, and swimming beach on Woods Lake.
Tucked away in a unique snow basin in the heart of snow country and enjoying some of the most reliable snowfalls in the East, Lapland Lake offers lengthy winter seasons, frequently beginning in November and continuing into April. Immerse yourself in the splendor of the Adirondack Preserve while gliding through majestic forests and alongside scenic streams and lakes while catching glimpses of white-tailed deer, otters, snowshoe rabbits and winter birds.
We take pride in our grooming at Lapland Lake and regularly make significant investments in equipment to obtain the best possible results. Impeccable attention to grooming, performed with a fleet of state-of-the-art equipment, results in superior snow surfaces for both in-track and skate skiing. Trails are groomed non-holiday midweek days with the same care and exacting attention to detail as they are groomed on weekends and holidays. Our private 38K groomed XC trail offers a mix of easy, intermediate, and difficult rated trails. Most groomed trails are one way, offering serene conditions even on busy days. We also offer 12K of ungroomed scenic snowshoe trail.”
Discover an alpine hollow of lakes, trees, wildlife ans sweeping vistas of NY, NJ, and PA in the shadow of the Monument at the Northern tip of NJ. Easy to get to: less than 90 minutes’ drive from the George Washington Bridge, NY City. 1600+/- in elevation makes High Point the snowiest spot in the metropolitan area. Trails are groomed for skate and classic skiing using Olympic caliber grooming
Snow Mountain Ranch’s Nordic Center has more than 120 kilometers of world-class terrain for Nordic skiing, snowshoeing and fat biking in the Colorado Rockies for everyone from first-time recreational participants to elite racers.
Beginners can ski on short easy loops around the Nordic Center while the experienced racer can train on longer expert trails with steeper climbs. Beyond cross country skiing, individuals, families and groups can enjoy snowshoeing and fat biking from the Nordic Center.
Come discover the natural beauty of Pineland Farms. Easy to access, Pineland Farms covers 5000 acres of pastoral farmland, rolling hills with remarable views of Mt. Washington and a river valley that meanders through stands of oak, birch and evergreen forests.
Our Ski School page outlines everything you need to know before you hit the snow. From what to wear, to advanced lessons, this section covers the basics. Cross country skiing is a great way to enjoy winter, and we love introducing people to the sport. With our ski school and rental fleet, we have everything you need to get out on the snow.
The Nordic Heritage Center has over 20 kilometers of world-class cross
country ski trails designed by John Morton of Thetford, Vermont. In addition, we
offer 20 miles of single tracked mountain bike trails designed by Rich Edwards of
the International Mountain Biking Association. Maps of the ski or bike system are
available to download.
The Fort Kent Outdoor Center is a community managed recreational facility promoting outdoor trail based activities year round in the beauty of the St John Valley. Located right next door to downtown Fort Kent and Lonesome Pines Trails Alpine ski area, you are just minutes from getting away from it all. With primary funding from the Libra Foundation, the Outdoor Center was established in 1999 as a training center for aspiring Nordic and Biathlon athletes, and the host of multiple National and International Nordic and Biathlon events. The 3 Km roller ski loop is one of the best in North America to give you a safe workout, and is sure to give you thrills to remember on skis, bike or roller blades. The addition of several miles of Snowshoe and Mountain Bike trails in the past few years has added more recreational options to get our members and visitors out into the beauty of the Maine Outdoors. With a full service XC Ski and Snowshoe shop, anyone can get off the couch, get outside, and get healthy during our long beautiful winters. Funding to run our facility comes from hosting various events, through annual memberships and generous donations, and daily trail fees. An amazing group of Volunteers dedicate countless hours to maintain the beautiful trails and facilities to make sure your first visit will make you want to come back for more fun and peaceful solitude.
A converted horse barn houses our rental shop and warming room. We have rentals to fit all sizes: skis 70 cm. to 210cm and boots from kids size 9 to adult size 15. We also rent snowshoes. Bring your younger children along and ski while they enjoy the ride behind you in a pulk sled.
Bethel Village Trails, a project of the non-profit Mahoosuc Pathways, offers recreation trails with rentals for fat tire bikes, snowshoes, and cross-country skis available during the winter months. 18km of ski trails offer beautiful mountain views, and are suitable for skiers of all ability levels. An additional 8 miles of mostly wooded trails are available for fat tire biking and snowshoeing. New connector trails lead adventurous skiers to Gould Academy’s 12km trail system, where expert ski terrain abounds. Bethel Village Trails is open mid-December through March from 9am-4pm daily, and is accessed from the lower floor of The Bethel Inn Resort, just next door to The Millbrook Tavern.
Harris Farm X-C Ski Center has 40k of trails that ramble across the open fields and through the sheltered forest of our 500 acre dairy and tree farm.Trails range from gentle beginners’ loops to rolling terrain for more advanced skiers. Thirty kilometers are groomed with wide skating lanes and 35 kilometers are track set. The warming hut houses a common room with wood stove, retail and rental equipment,ski shop and restrooms. Open for skiing 7 days a week when we have snow. WOOF: mid-week all trails open to dogs.
Get away from the crowds, enjoy the mountain and river views, kick back and relax into the true nature of “Vacationland”. At Carter’s Bethel location (207-824-3880) you may overnight at our lodge or trail-side cabins. Our private cross-country ski trails are fully groomed for skating and classic. We also have terrain for the avid backcountry skier or snowshoer. Our Oxford location (207-539-4848) features a full service ski shop as well as nordic center. Trails for beginners & intermediate skiers and one of the best selections of quality Nordic equipment at the lowest prices around.
Winding Trails, Inc. is an independent, 501 c-3 non profit organization located in the heart of the Farmington Valley. 350 acres of pristine woodlands, lakes, and wildlife provide a gorgeous setting for our Cross Country Ski Center. Established in 1972, the facilities have since undergone over 30 years of expansion and improvements. The Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center offers both the beginner and experienced skier a high quality, enjoyable experience. We have over 230 sets of ski rentals, a ski school, retail shop, snack bar, and lodging nearby. For more information check our website at www.windingtrails.org.
The Rangeley Lakes Trails Center is located in the heart of Maine’s scenic western mountain and lake region. This area has an annual snowfall approaching 200 inches. Superb snow conditions plus fantastic terrain and grooming make Nordic skiing here a wonderful experience for novice to expert. We also have a growing network of scenic single-track trails for snowshoeing.
Arizona Nordic Village (formerly Flagstaff Nordic Center) hosts year-round outdoor recreation on its 50 km of trails at 8,000 ft of elevation and above. Get away from it all and enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of our mountain retreat. Lodging available in our camper cabins and yurts. Rent our main lodge & facilities for weddings, corporate retreats, birthday parties or special events. We have 6 km of dog-friendly skiing trails and 16 km for snowshoeing with your dog.
Open 7 days a week 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Enchanted Forest offers 33 km of 12 – 16 ft. wide groomed, signed, and patrolled trails for both classic and freestyle skiing. You’ll also find 15 km devoted to snowshoes as well as 5km of trails to ski with your dog. Enjoy access to miles and miles of backcountry trails!
The Osceola Ski & Sport Resort is excited about our inaugural year in the cross country ski business. We have been busy building trails over the summer and we will have a brand new building to accommodate many ski enthusiasts. The building will have a retail area, large common space, a food bar, and large ADA approved bathrooms. Our trails have varying difficulty though most will be enjoyed by all skiers.