Southeast of Fort Dodge near Lehigh, the 6,000 acre Brushy Creek State Park has over 50 miles of cross country skiing trails.
Directions: From the intersection of US 20 and US 169 south of Fort Dodge, go east on US 20 for 9 miles. Turn right (south) on CR P73 (Union Ave.) and go 2 miles. Look for parking on the left.
Overall, Brushy Creek State Park is the 9th most popular cross country ski area of all 15 Nordic ski destinations in Iowa.