East of St. Croix Falls near Amory, the Balsam Branch XC Ski Trail has 11km of groomed cross country ski trails.
Directions: From St. Croix Falls, take Hwy. 8 east to 150th St. Go south on 150th St. to 120th Ave. Turn left (east) on 120th Ave. and continue past Kennedy Mill to Trail Head on the right.
Overall, Balsam Branch XC Ski Trail is the 28th most popular cross country ski area of all 37 Nordic ski destinations in Wisconsin.