West of Bend in the Deschutes National Forest, the Mt. Bachelor XC Center has 56 km of groomed trails and interconnects with plenty of backcountry.
Looking for good apres ski, check out the places in Bend, including Aviemore Arms, Silver Moon or Legends.
To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from Bend, head west on Franklin Street and follow to Galveston Street. Turn right heading west on Galveston Street crossing the river. Continue on Galveston Street to the round-about at NW14th Street. Head south on NW14th Street (aka CR372 and FS46) for 19.8 miles. The ski area is on the left.
Overall, Mt. Bachelor XC Center is the 4th most popular cross country ski area of all 23 Nordic ski destinations in Oregon. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Mt. Bachelor XC Center including Santiam Pass, Swampy Lakes, Dutchman Flat, Edison Butte and Newberry Crater / Paulina Lake.
Local Contacts: Ski Center (541) 382-2442; DNF (541) 388-2715; Bend Visitors (541) 382-3221; Oregon Tourism (800) 547-7842.
Best Season: Nov. - Apr.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Base Camp: Bend Hostel (800) 299-3813
Luxury Loding: Sunriver Resort (800) 547-3922; Inn Of The Seventh Mountain (800) 452-6810; Pine Ridge Inn, Bend (541) 389-6137.
Breakfast Restaurant: Royal Blend Coffee; West Side Cafe
Reference Source: click here http://www.mtbachelor.com/
GPS: 44.00365, -121.67871
Date Published: 12/31/2015
Date Updated: 8/10/2016
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