Lake Tahoe Cross Country Ski Areas

Embrace the serenity of Lake Tahoe's winter landscape as you glide through pristine trails and majestic forests on cross-country skis. Check out the different cross country ski areas in the Lake Tahoe region and find the best track for you.

Lake Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area

Located across from Dollar Point in the Highlands, Lake Tahoe Cross County offers over 40 miles of cross-country trails including some dog-friendly trails.


Location: Highlands (between Kings Beach & Tahoe City)


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North Tahoe Regional Park

Cross-country skiing in Tahoe Vista. Dog friendly.


Location: Tahoe Vista


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Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Area

North America's largest XC ski area, Royal Gorge offers miles of groomed terrain.


Location: Soda Springs


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Northstar Cross Country Skiing

Looking to try something different? You can track or skate ski, or snowshoe on nearly 40 kilometers of carefully groomed, scenic trails with state-of-the-art equipment.


Location: Northstar-at-Tahoe


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Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center

with 49 trails and 115 kilometers of skiable terrain. Host to several seasonal races and fundraisers, Tahoe Donner caters to the novice through the expert. Equipment rentals and lessons are available seven days per week.


Location: Tahoe Donner


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Resort at Squaw Creek

Resort at Squaw Creek offers 18 groomed kilometers, or more than 400 acres, of the Sierra Nevada Range's finest cross-country skiing terrain - right outside your door.


Location: Resort at Squaw Creek


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Sugar Pine State Park

Sugar Pine State Park was the site of the 1960 cross-country skiing events.


Location:  West Shore Lake Tahoe


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Granlibakken offers plenty of Sierra terrain to explore. Guests have easy access to popular cross-country trailheads which provide miles of ungroomed Lake Tahoe skiing and snowshoeing terrain. Ski and snowshoe rentals are available, and our warming hut is open 7 days a week to help keep the chill off.


Location: Tahoe City


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