10 Best Places for Cross Country Skiing in Oregon

When the snow sets in every year, Oregon becomes a real-life winter wonderland. You can experience it in all its glory with a cross country skiing outing. Check out these top spots for Nordic skiing across the state.

Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake, OR

Crater Lake is one of the most exceptional national parks in the country. In the Klamath Falls area, Crater Lake National Park is full of marked and unmarked trails for cross country skiing, and they all come with a gorgeous view.

Teacup Lake Sno-Park, Government Camp, OR

Mount Hood National Forest is among the most renowned destinations for winter recreation in the US. One of its best sites for cross country skiing in particular is the Teacup Lake Sno-Park. It has over 20 kilometers of impeccable trails to enjoy.

Mount Bachelor Ski Resort, Bend, OR

Everyone in Bend who enjoys winter sports flocks to Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort. This luxury ski resort has an outstanding network of Nordic trails that are specially groomed for cross country skiers of all levels.

Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort, North Powder, OR

Anthony Lakes is an established favorite among the Nordic skiing community. It has been operating for an incredible sixty years, and its 30 kilometers of beautiful Nordic trails have a beloved reputation of their own.

Copper Spur Family Ski Area, Mount Hood Parkdale, OR

Want a curated, luxury experience for your next cross country skiing adventure? Head to the Copper Spur Family Ski Area. It has terrain ranging from beginner-level to advanced-level so anyone can enjoy a fantastic day on the trails.

Gold Lake Sno-Park, Oakridge, OR

You’ll swear that you’ve struck gold when you arrive at the Gold Lake Sno-Park. Located in Willamette National Forest, this recreational site is perfect for a refreshing afternoon cross country skiing trip.

Hoodoo Ski Area, Sisters, OR

Hoodoo Ski Area is a go-to spot for people who love winter sports. It features two different trail systems that are groomed for stellar cross country skiing.

Trillium Sno-Park, Government Camp, OR

Within the Mt. Hood National Forest are several spots for outstanding Nordic skiing, and one of them is the Trillium Sno-Park. This public sno-park is full of groomed trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing so it’s easy to grab your skis and start exploring.

Buck Prairie Nordic Trail System, Medford, OR

The Buck Prairie Nordic Trail System is one of the top public destinations for cross country skiing. There are several trails in the system designed for Nordic skiing, like Natasha’s Web and Peabody’s Wayback, each with its own difficulty level.

Mt. Hood Meadows Nordic Center, Mount Hood Parkdale, OR

One of the most popular places in Oregon for cross country skiing is Mt. Hood Meadows. This luxury resort has everything you need for an outstanding day out on the snow.

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