Government Canyon State Park Cross Country Skiing

The MOST popular XC Ski in Nebraska.

North of Valentine, the Government Canyon State Park encompasses a wild, deep canyon running north. Try a backcountry ski on doubletrack that runs out of the canyon to the network of snow-covered jeep roads about winding through the Minnechaduza valley.

Overall, Government Canyon State Park is the 1st most popular cross country ski area of all 2 Nordic ski destinations in Nebraska.


Local Contact(s):  Nebraska Tourism (800) 228-4307; Yucca Dune (402) 376-3330.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Feb.

Reference Source:  click here

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Date Updated:  7/2/2016

ID:  10843


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