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 14th most popular cross country ski area of all 38 Nordic ski destinations in California.