Red Lodge Nordic Area

The 11th most popular cross country ski area in Montana.

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Southeast of Bozeman and west of Red Lodge in the Beartooth Mountains, the Red Lodge Nordic Area offers 15 km of cross country skiing trails in 3 loops, groomed weekly. This a warm-up for when youre ready to tackle the wild and the extreme on the Line Creek Plateau Trail which runs the plateau at 10,000 . Or check out the tamer Silver Run area (11 km - five miles west of Red Lodge) or Lake Fork area (7 km - 10 miles south of Red Lodge).

Overall, Red Lodge Nordic Area is the 11th most popular cross country ski area of all 37 Nordic ski destinations in Montana.


Local Contact(s):  Custer National Forest (406) 446-2103; Red Lodge Nordic Area (406) 425-1070 or 446-9191; Red Lodge Tourism (406) 446-1718; Montana Visitors (800) 847-4868 or 541-1447.

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

Recommended Map:  "Trail Map For Telluride, Silverton, Ouray" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Bear Bordeaux B&B (406) 446-4408

Luxury Loding:  Pollard Inn, Red Lodge (800) 678-8946; Rock Creek Resort (800) 667-1119

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  45.184, -109.248

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  8/17/2016

ID:  7280