Ashawa Cross Country Skiing

The 37th most popular XC Ski in Minnesota.

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North of Cook in the Superior National Forest, the Ashawa trail system has 40km of cross-country ski routes through semi-wilderness. There is a mix of slopes and gentle hills through black spurce swamps.

To reach the southern trailhead from the intersection of CR24 and SR1, go north on CR24 for 5 miles. Park on the right. Its roughly 9 miles north of Cook.

Overall, Ashawa is the 37th most popular cross country ski area of all 39 Nordic ski destinations in Minnesota.

Ashawa Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  SNF (218) 387-1750; MN Visitors (800) 657-3700.

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

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

GPS:  47.92549, -92.66152

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  6/29/2016

ID:  17906

Ashawa Cross Country Skiing Map