Elk Island National Park Cross Country Skiing

The 29th most popular XC Ski in Alberta.

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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.

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Local Contact(s):  EINP (403) 992-6380; Alberta Visitors (800) 661-8888; Alberta Cross Country Assoc. (403) 453-8620; Avalanche Update (403) 243-7253.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.pc.gc.ca/

Article Source:   Best Elk Island National Park Cross Country Skiing Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=SKI&id=13892

GPS:  53.6138, -112.8594

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  8/3/2016

ID:  13892

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Elk Island National Park Cross Country Skiing Map