South of Truckee in the Tahoe National Forest, the Cabin Creek Cross Country Ski Area has 6 miles of nordic ski trails. A marked route follows an old logging road and Cabin Creek Road.
The trailhead is located south of Truckee on SR89 for 3 miles. Turn right on Cabin Creek Road for 1 mile to unmarked trailhead.
Overall, Cabin Creek Cross Country Ski Area is the 13th most popular cross country ski area of all 36 Nordic ski destinations in California. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Cabin Creek Cross Country Ski Area including Royal Gorge XC, Kirkwood Cross Country Center, Northstar Cross Country Center, Nordic Center At Squaw Valley, Sugar Pine Point State Park and Blackwood Canyon Sno-Park.
Local Contacts: Tahoe National Forest (916) 994-3401; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; Tahoe Avalanche Info (530) 587-2158.
Best Season: Dec. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Base Camp: Rainbow Lodge (800) 500-3871; Tahoe Wilderness Lodge (530) 581-0838
Luxury Loding: 10064 House B&B (530) 582-1923; The Truckee Hotel
Breakfast Restaurant: The Squeeze, Truckee
Reference Source: click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/tahoe/
GPS: 39.290256, -120.213892
Date Published: 12/30/2015
Date Updated: 7/3/2016
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