Echo Ridge Nordic Area

The 11th most popular cross country ski area in Washington.

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North of Wenatchee and Chelan in the Lake Chelan area, the Echo Ridge Nordic Area has 16.5 miles of groomed cross country ski trails at elevations from 3,000 to 4,000.

The Echo Ridge Nordic Area is located 9.75 miles from Chelan. From Chelan take the Manson Highway (SR 150 East) 2 miles to Boyd Road. Take a right and follow the signs to Echo Valley Ski Area and Snowmobile Sno-Park. The county roads ends at Echo Valley. Proceed past the Valley Ski Hill and the Sno-Park lot and then take a sharp right. Caution: This corner is shared with snowmobilers as they head up Bergman Gulch, stay to the right.

One mile from here is the Zoom Parking Lot. Parking is just along the road. (The first part of Zoom is easy.) Or proceed up the road another mile to the Echo Ridge Parking Lot. This is the main complex of the Nordic Area.

Overall, Echo Ridge Nordic Area is the 11th most popular cross country ski area of all 16 Nordic ski destinations in Washington.

Echo Ridge Nordic Area Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  WNF (509) 682-2576; Local Tourism (800) 4-CHELAN; WA Tourism (800) 544-1800; WA Snowmobile Assoc. (800) 783-9772.

Recommended Book:  "100 Best Ski Trails in Washington" from Tom Kirkendall

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Chelan Rental Cabins 509-670-8467

GPS:  47.9316, -120.0235

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  7/7/2016

ID:  13601

Echo Ridge Nordic Area Cross Country Skiing Map