Near Sandpoint, the Schweitzer ski area has 18 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails.
To reach the trailhead from Sandpoint, go North on 95 until the HWY95/HWY200 intersection then take a left to stay on HWY 95 and continue driving until the next stop light (Burger King on corner) and take a left. (Schweitzer Cut off Road) Next at T intersection take a right (North Boyer) continue driving approximately 1/2 mile until you reach the Schweitzer sign (Schweitzer 9 miles to the top). Take a left here and drive 9 miles until you reach the Schweitzer village.
Overall, Schweitzer Nordic Ski Area is the 30th most popular cross country ski area of all 43 Nordic ski destinations in Idaho.