South of Tower in the Superior National Forest, the City of Tower trail system has 10km of cross-country ski trails through Norway and white pine forest. This area is suitable for families. Keep an eye out for pine martens and wolves.
Parking is available in Tower at the intersection fo SR169 and SR135, and also about 1.5 miles south of Tower on SR135.
Overall, Tower is the 33rd most popular cross country ski area of all 39 Nordic ski destinations in Minnesota.