Bear Valley Cross Country Cross Country Skiing

The 16th most popular XC Ski in California.

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Between Yosemite and Tahoe in the Sierra Nevadas at 7,000 feet, the Bear Valley Cross Country Center has 38 trails totoalling 65 km of well-groomed cross country ski trails. The nordic trails are spreadover 3,000 acres of meadow and dense forest. The elevations range from 7,000 feet to 7,800 feet, which usually guarentees good snow pack. One of the best trails is the scenic Walden Meadow trail.

The Bear Valley Cross Country is located at #1 Bear Valley Road in Bear Valley. It can be found between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite off Ebbetts Pass Highway 4.

Overall, Bear Valley Cross Country is the 16th most popular cross country ski area of all 36 Nordic ski destinations in California. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Bear Valley Cross Country including Royal Gorge XC, Kirkwood Cross Country Center, Northstar Cross Country Center, Nordic Center At Squaw Valley, Sugar Pine Point State Park and Cabin Creek Cross Country Ski Area.


Local Contact(s):  Bear Valley Cross-Country Ski Area (209) 753-2834; California Tourism (916) 444-4429.

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

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Mixed

Base Camp:  BaseCamp Lodge (209) 753-2344; Evergreen Lodge (209) 379-2606

Luxury Loding:  Bear Valley Lodge (209) 753-2327

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Article Source:   Best Bear Valley Cross Country Cross Country Skiing Review

GPS:  38.461083, -120.042307

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  9/24/2018

ID:  7198

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Bear Valley Cross Country Cross Country Skiing Map