Snow Pass Trail Cross Country Skiing

The 14th most popular XC Ski in Wyoming.

South of Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park, the ungroomed 4 mile Snow Pass Trail ascends an old wagon trail up to Snow Pass (700). The cross country ski trail is located off the west side of the Mammoth-Norris Snow Vehicle Road about 0.5 miles south of the Upper Terrace parking area.

After crossing the pass, ski another 0.5 miles to the junction. Turn left heading south along Glen Creek for 2 miles back to the Mammoth-Norris road near Rustic Falls.

Overall, Snow Pass Trail is the 14th most popular cross country ski area of all 26 Nordic ski destinations in Wyoming.

Snow Pass Trail Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  Yellowstone National Park (307)344-7381; Wyoming Tourism (307) 777-7777; Yellowstone Expeditions (800) 728-9333.

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

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Stage Coach Inn (800) 842-2882

Luxury Loding:  Mammoth Hot Springs (307) 344-7311; Old Faithful Snow Lodge (307) 344-7311

Breakfast Restaurant:  Running Bear Pancakes, West Yellowstone

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/22/2016

ID:  7361

Snow Pass Trail Cross Country Skiing Map


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