Wade Lake Ski Trails

The 18th most popular cross country ski area in Montana.

South of Ennis, the Wade Lake area has 35 km of weekly groomed trails with nice vistas over Cliff and Wade Lakes along with plenty of wildlife. The cross country ski trailhead is located 40 miles south of Ennis on SR287 and then follow Wade Lake Access Road 6 miles.

Overall, Wade Lake Ski Trails is the 18th most popular cross country ski area of all 37 Nordic ski destinations in Montana.


Local Contact(s):  WLR (406) 682-7560; Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest (406) 682-4253; Montana Visitors (800) 847-4868; Avalanche Report (406) 549-4488.

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

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Base Camp:  Wade Lake Resort (406) 682-7560

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/bdnf/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/5/2016

ID:  7278


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