Best Sawtooth Valley Trails - Park Creek Cross Country Skiing

The 15th most popular XC Ski in Idaho.

  Stanley, Idaho, US


  August 18, 2016

North of Ketchum near Stanley in the Sawtooth National Forest, the Sawtooth Valley Trail System consists of two areas, Park Creek and Alturas Lake. The Park Creek Ski Trails is a 16km network of cross country skiing trails. The trailhead is located 7 miles northwest of Stanley.

To reach the Park Creek Trailhead from the intersection of SR 21 and SR 75 in Stanley, go west on SR 21 for just over 7 miles to parking on the left.

Overall, Sawtooth Valley Trails - Park Creek is the 15th most popular cross country ski area of all 41 Nordic ski destinations in Idaho. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Sawtooth Valley Trails - Park Creek including Galena Lodge, Sawtooth Valley Trails - Alturas Lake and Redfish Lake.

Local Contacts:  SVT (208) 727-5013; SNF (208) 774-3681; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820; Sawtooth Avalanche Info (208) 765-7323.

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Galena Lodge Yurts (208) 726-4010; Sawtooth Motel, Stanley

Luxury Loding:  Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch (208) 774-3544

Breakfast Restaurant:  Sawtooth Restaurant, Stanley

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  44.2806, -115.0238

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  8/18/2016

ID:  17927

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