Mormon Lake Ski Touring Center
The 9th most popular cross country ski area in Arizona.
Tuesday 19 July 2016 04:12 GMT
Located a short drive south of Flagstaff in a forested region of volcanic mountains and lakes, the Mormon Lake Ski Touring Center offers over 30 kilometers of groomed cross country ski trail for novice, intermediate and advanced skiers. The trails crisscross the lower slopes of Mormon Mountain and border the shores of Mormon Lake, the largest natural lake in Arizona. Fees are moderate at this family style facility which also offers rentals, instruction and moonlight tours. A limited number of cabins and rooms are available at the nearby Mormon Lake Lodge. The Lodge also features a cafe, western steak house and saloon.
Access: Drive south from Flagstaff 20 miles on Forest Highway 3 (Lake Mary Road) to the FR 90 intersection. Turn west on FR 90 and drive 8 miles to the Mormon Lake Village. The Ski Touring Center is on the right side of the road.
Overall, Mormon Lake Ski Touring Center is the 9th most popular cross country ski area of all 11 Nordic ski destinations in Arizona. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Mormon Lake Ski Touring Center including Arizona Trail - Kaibab Plateau Trail and Flagstaff Nordic Center.