Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort
2023/24 season passes on sale now
Ski the largest cross country ski resort in North America. Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort offers more than 140 kilometers of groomed ski trails and 6,000 acres of exhilarating terrain. Its eight distinct trail systems are known for their sweeping views of the Northern Sierra.
Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center
2023/24 season passes on sale March 16th
Explore USA Today’s #5 cross country ski center in North America. Meander through meadows, over creeks, and up to stunning alpine views across 100+ km of trails. Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center opened the Alder Creek Adventure Center in 2015 which includes a new rental racking system, ski tuning services, fire pits, outdoor seating, and more.
Glide off into the sunset at America’s best mid-mountain nordic center. Northstar’s nordic center is situated at 7,000 feet above sea level where you’ll find 35 kilometers of scenic trails perfect for cross country skiing in Tahoe, snowshoeing, fat tire biking, and more. Their easy and approachable terrain is perfect for all ages and ability levels so you and your family can enjoy the mountain together.
Enjoy the world class slopes of Palisades Tahoe and then strap on a pair of nordic skis. The Nordic Center at the Resort at Squaw Creek offers ski-in/ski-out access to Palisades Tahoe, sledding, and kilometers of groomed trails for beginners to expert nordic skiers. In addition, snowshoe enthusiasts will enjoy the terrain of the Squaw Creek Nordic Center or venture into the adjacent backcountry.
North Lake Tahoe XC Ski Centers
Lake Tahoe is home to the greatest concentration of cross country ski centers in North America. Besides the ones listed above, there are a host of others on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. In Tahoe City, you'll find the Tahoe XC with 50+ km of groomed trails along with Tahoe City’s Winter Sports Park and Granlibakken resort. You also have the award winning nordic alpine club in Soda Springs - Auburn Ski Club Training Center.