Cross-Country Skiing

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Cross-Country Skiing

Nordic Skiing in Winter Park

Beginner or expert,  Winter Park and Fraser has hundreds of kilometers of trails to show you that downhill is not the only way to get around on skis. There are a variety of trails that are snowshoe and cross-country friendly throughout Winter Park & Fraser.

We encourage you to stop by the Winter Park Information Center and pick up a Guest Guide, or view our favorite pet-friendly cross-country ski trails available within the Arapaho National Forest, which surrounds Winter Park and Fraser.

Looking to explore even more? Take a peek at our numerous winter activity maps here.

Nordic Ski Centers & Resorts

With 100 kilometers of trails at both Devil’s Thumb Ranch Adventure Center and Snow Mountain Ranch/YMCA of the Rockies, 25 kilometers at Ski Granby Ranch, and 35 kilometers at Grand Lake Nordic Center, nordic ski options are almost limitless.

Private or group lessons are available on beginner trails, while the experienced skier can enjoy longer trails with steeper climbs. Don't forget to inquire about classic or skate skiing through the Arapaho National Forest!

Cross-Country Skiing at Devil's Thumb Ranch near Winter Park, Colorado

Cross-Country Skiing at Devil's Thumb Ranch

Cross-Country Skiing on a groomed meadow trail near Winter Park, Colorado

Cross-Country Skiing Through a Meadow

XC-Skiing at Devil's Thumb Ranch near Winter Park, Colorado

Cross-Country Skiing at Devil's Thumb Ranch

Cross-Country Skiing in Winter Park, Colorado

Cross-Country skiing in Winter Park, Colorado

Scenic Cross-Country Skiing in Winter Park, Colorado

Scenic Cross-Country Skiing in Winter Park