Blue Lake Nordic Center

The 15th most popular cross country ski area in Oregon.

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Northwest of Bend and Sisters in the Deschutes National Forest, the Blue Lake Nordic Center has 23km of groomed cross country ski trails.

The Nordic Center is located off the south side of US 20, a few miles east of Santiam Pass. It is between Blue and Suttle Lakes.

Overall, Blue Lake Nordic Center is the 15th most popular cross country ski area of all 24 Nordic ski destinations in Oregon. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Blue Lake Nordic Center including Mt. Bachelor XC Center, Santiam Pass, Swampy Lakes, Dutchman Flat, Edison Butte and Newberry Crater / Paulina Lake.


Local Contact(s):  Nordic Center (503) 595-6675; DNF (541) 388-2715; Bend Visitors (541) 382-3221; Oregon Tourism (800) 547-7842.

Recommended Book:  "Best Ski Trails In Oregon" from Mike Bogar

Best Season:  Nov. - Apr.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  Five Pines Lodge, Sisters

Breakfast Restaurant:  Seasons Cafe or Ski Inn Cafe in Sisters

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  44.41644, -121.76415

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  7/2/2016

ID:  12300