Golden Eagle Lodge Cross Country Skiing

The 12th most popular XC Ski in Minnesota.

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North of Grand Marais in the Superior National Forest, the Golden Eagle Lodge Nordic Center has 70 km of cross country skiing trails, about half of which is skate ski tracked.

To reach the Golden Eagle Lodge nordic ski center trailhead from Duluth, follow SR61 north towards Grand Marais. Turn west on the Gunflint Trail (CR12) for 27 miles.

Overall, Golden Eagle Lodge is the 12th most popular cross country ski area of all 39 Nordic ski destinations in Minnesota. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Golden Eagle Lodge including Cascade Lodge, Lutsen Mountains, Gunflint Trail System, Bearskin Lodge, Pincushion Mountain B and B and Cascade River State Park.

Golden Eagle Lodge Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  SNF (218) 387-1750; GM Visitors (218) 387-2524; MN Visitors (800) 657-3700; Golden Eagle Lodge Nordic Center (800) 346-2203.

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

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Golden Eagle Lodge (800) 346-2203

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  48.061347, -90.399785

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  6/26/2016

ID:  12233

Golden Eagle Lodge Cross Country Skiing Map