Chicken Creek Nordic

The 56th most popular cross country ski area in Colorado.

West of Durango and north of Mancos, the Chicken Creek Nordic has 15km of groomed tracks for classical and skate skiing.

To reach the Chicken Creek cross country ski area from Durango or Cortez, follow US160 to Mancos. Head north on SR184 to CR40. Turn right heading north on CR40 to the trailhead.

Overall, Chicken Creek Nordic is the 56th most popular cross country ski area of all 58 Nordic ski destinations in Colorado.

Chicken Creek Nordic Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  Mancos Visitor Center (970) 533-7434.

Recommended Book:  "Winter Trails Colorado" from Andy Lightbody

Recommended Map:  "Durango Trail Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Tomahawk Lodge, Cortez (970) 565-8521

Luxury Loding:  Sundance Bear Lodge, Mancos (970) 533-1504

Breakfast Restaurant:  Fahrenheit Coffee, Mancos

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/4/2016

ID:  24337

Chicken Creek Nordic Cross Country Skiing Map


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