Located in the US, the cross country skiing in Washington offers over ten good cross country ski and skate ski trail destinations. The best Washington cross country skiing based on popularity are considered to be Summit at Snoqualmie, Mount Adams XC Ski Trails, Mount Tahoma Ski Trails, Stevens Pass Resort, and Hurricane Ridge Nordic Center. For a detailed Nordic ski trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Washington cross country skiing trail below.
Just south of Port Angeles, Hurricane Ridge is the center of winter activities in Olympic National Park. Around the Hurricane Ridge Nordic Center at over 5,000 feet, there is an ungroomed five mile loop for cross country skiing. The rental center is open weekends from January through March.
West of Yakima in the Cascade Mountains, the White Pass ski area has some of the most scenic and well-maintained cross-country ski areas in the Northwest. Their 15km double track circles a picturesque lake and then climbs into the forest.
North of Spokane near Mead, the Mount Spokane State Park has 25km of groomed cross country ski trails. The forested park features stands of old-growth timber and granite rock outcroppings.