East of Edmonton near Fort Saskatchewan, the Elk Island National Park has 100km of backcountry ski trails. It is located 50km east of Edmonton.
Overall, Elk Island National Park is the 29th most popular cross country ski area of all 35 Nordic ski destinations in Alberta. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Elk Island National Park including Cooking Lake Blackfoot Provincial Park, Miqueion Lake Provincial Park and Vermillion Provincial Park.
Local Contacts: EINP (403) 992-6380; Alberta Visitors (800) 661-8888; Alberta Cross Country Assoc. (403) 453-8620; Avalanche Update (403) 243-7253.
Best Season: Dec. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Reference Source: click here http://www.pc.gc.ca/
GPS: 53.6138, -112.8594
Date Published: 1/4/2016
Date Updated: 8/3/2016
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