Bear Valley XC

The 18th most popular cross country ski area 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 65 km of well-groomed cross country ski trails over 3,000 acres of meadow and dense forest. Check out the scenic Walden Meadow trail.

Overall, Bear Valley XC is the 18th most popular cross country ski area of all 38 Nordic ski destinations in California. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Bear Valley XC including Royal Gorge XC, Kirkwood, Northstar XC and Telemark, Squaw Valley USA, Sugar Pine Point State Park and Cabin Creek Cross Country Ski AreaBlackwood Canyon Sno-Park.

Bear Valley XC Cross Country Skiing Map



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

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  38.461083, -120.042307

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  8/9/2016

ID:  7198

Bear Valley XC Cross Country Skiing Map