Bighorn Loop Cross Country Skiing

The 12th most popular XC Ski in Wyoming.

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South of Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park, the ungroomed 5.5 mile Bighorn Loop has views of the Gallatin Mountains and Gardners Hole. The cross country ski trailhead is located off the Mammoth-Norris Snow Vehicle Road at Indian Creek Hut.

Overall, Bighorn Loop is the 12th most popular cross country ski area of all 26 Nordic ski destinations in Wyoming. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Bighorn Loop including Snow Pass Trail, Bunsen Peak Trail and Sheepeater Trail.

Bighorn Loop 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:  Easy

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

GPS:  44.8919, -110.7348

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  6/28/2016

ID:  7363

Bighorn Loop Cross Country Skiing Map