10 Best Places for Cross Country Skiing in Vermont

Vermont is one of the country’s top destinations for winter sports. It should come as no surprise, then, that there are plenty of excellent locales for cross country skiing. Check out these top spots for your next outing.

Bolton Valley Resort, Bolton Valley, VT

Bolton Valley is a hub for winter recreation. On top of Nordic skiing, it offers Alpine skiing, snowboarding, night skiing, snowshoeing, and more.

Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, VT

Stowe Mountain Resort is well-known as a premier destination for winter sports. The next time you’re in the mood for an afternoon on the trails or a winter wonderland getaway, check out this top-rated resort.

Catamount Outdoor Family Center, Williston, VT

Looking for a place where you can enjoy a day out in Vermont’s beautiful countryside? Look no further than Catamount Outdoor Family Center. This top spot features 35 kilometers of Nordic skiing trails and it’s also an excellent place for snowshoeing, fat biking, and more.

Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Jeffersonville, VT

Smugglers’ Notch Resort is always a great choice for an outdoor adventure. It offers recreational activities during every season of the year, but it’s during the winter that its outstanding cross country skiing scene comes alive.

Prospect Mountain Ski Area, Woodford, VT

Prospect Mountain Ski Area is one of those cozy hometown ski resorts that everyone can enjoy. Whether you’re booking an overnight stay or just enjoying a day on Prospect Mountain’s Nordic skiing trails, you’re sure to have a great time.

Mountain Top Inn and Resort, Chittenden, VT

Grab your skis and head to the Mountain Top Inn and Resort for some real winter fun. Its cross country skiing is open to the public and it offers equipment rentals as well if you don’t have your own.

Camel’s Hump Nordic Ski Area, Huntington, VT

You won’t find many camels in Vermont but you will find Camel’s Hump Nordic Ski Area. This exemplary Nordic skiing destination features over 35 miles of trails that are ripe for you to enjoy.

Viking Nordic Center, Londonderry, VT

Viking Nordic Center is a favorite cross country skiing site for people in Southwestern Vermont. It has a majestic 26 kilometers of trails that are expertly groomed so you can enjoy a smooth and refreshing day on the snow.

Rikert Nordic Center, Ripton, VT

What do you do when you have a group of friends or family members who all enjoy different winter sports? You go to a place that has something for everyone. Rikert Nordic Center is one of those places, with cross country skiing, Alpine skiing, snowshoeing, and fat biking. 

Blueberry Lake Cross Country Center, Warren, VT

The quaint Blueberry Lake Cross Country Center is one of those charming ski areas where anyone can feel welcome. No matter your skill or experience level, you can have a great time at Blueberry Lake and the 35 kilometers of trails it offers.

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