Situated northwest of Fort Collins and Red Feather, the 840 acre Beaver Meadows Nordic Center has an 18 mile trail network within the 300,000 acre RNF. Try the Frontier Trail deep into the forest or the Pearl Cabin Trail up to the remote over night campsite.
To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from Fort Collins, head north on US287 for 20 miles. Proceed west on CR74E for 24 miles. Turn right heading north onto CR73C for 5.1 miles.
Overall, Beaver Meadows XC is the 5th most popular cross country ski area of all 58 Nordic ski destinations in Colorado.