Shoeshoe Trail Cross Country Skiing

The 20th most popular XC Ski in Oregon.

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South of John Day in the Malheur National Forest, the Shoeshoe Trail (#220) is an 11 mile route open to cross-country skiing.

To reach the trailhead from John Day, head south on SR395 for 14 miles. At Izee Road (CR53), turn left to the trailhead.

Overall, Shoeshoe Trail is the 20th most popular cross country ski area of all 24 Nordic ski destinations in Oregon. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Shoeshoe Trail including Flagtail Trail, Eagle Trail, Tenderfoot Trail and Starr Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Malheur National Forest (541) 820-3800 ; Oregon Tourism (800) 547-7842.

Recommended Book:  "Best Ski Trails In Oregon" from Mike Bogar

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  6/29/2016

ID:  22008