Mt. Bachelor XC Center
The 4th most popular cross country ski area in Oregon.
Wednesday 10 August 2016 02:02 GMT
West of Bend in the Deschutes National Forest, the Mt. Bachelor XC Center has 56 km of groomed trails and interconnects with plenty of DNF 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 24 Nordic ski destinations in Oregon. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Mt. Bachelor XC Center including Blue Lake Nordic Center, Santiam Pass, Swampy Lakes, Dutchman Flat, Edison Butte and Newberry Crater / Paulina Lake.