Located in the US, the cross country skiing in North Dakota is known for four scenic cross country ski trails. The best North Dakota cross country skiing based on popularity are considered to be Turtle River State Park, Fort Ransom State Park, Lake Metigoshe State Park, and Cross Ranch State Park. For a detailed Nordic ski trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a North Dakota cross country skiing trail below.
Near Arvilla in the Turtle River State Park, the North Star Trail is a 10 mile scenic loop for cross country skiing. Turtle River State Park is located 22 miles west of Grand Forks.
Southwest of Fargo and north of Ft Ransom, the 950 acre Fort Ransom State Park has a network of 14.6 miles of cross country ski trails open to skiing of which 6.5 miles are groomed. Fort Ransom State Park is located 34 miles south of Valley City.