Family adventure awaits on your next cross-country skiing trip to Tahoe! Start the New Year right skiing through pine forests amidst gorgeous views of Lake Tahoe! California has lifted the Regional Stay Home Order, and Tahoe's cross-country ski centers are welcoming pass holders and advance-purchase ticket holders back to the mountains! It's time to get out of the house and hit the trails with the ones you love in the great outdoors!
North Lake Tahoe's Best XC Skiing Centers
Explore Euer Valley's gorgeous flats at Tahoe Donner Cross-Country Ski Center! Known for great trails and awesome views, you'll find plenty of groomed trails from beginner to advanced at Tahoe Donner XC. Take your workout to the next level at Royal Gorge XC Resort! Choose from over 140kms of groomed and ungroomed trails across 6 distinct track systems at North America's largest cross-country ski area. Connect with the family while giving each other space at Tahoe XC! Join in their Old Skool Klassic Race this January and be a part of tradition.
Stride through 35kms of scenic trails at Northstar! This mid-mountain cross country center is a family favorite with plenty of great spots for taking pictures. Book a lesson and rent equipment for a fun day on the mountain! Wind through a mountain meadow on 10kms of groomed Nordic trails at The Resort at Squaw Creek! Stick around after for warm winter beverages by the fire. Covid safety measures are still in place, so make sure to book ahead no matter which North Tahoe XC trail system you choose!
Picnic In the Snow After XC Skiing!
Enjoy a relaxing picnic in snow-filled meadows after XC skiing! Pack a backpack with hot sandwiches and fill a thermos with hot cocoa for the perfect picnic lunch. Support local businesses and order hot to-go items ahead of time from your favorite Tahoe restaurants! Eat them at a vista point overlooking the Lake while being immersed in the serenity of the wilderness. Warm up after playing freeze tag or bring a football for safe tackling in the snow! Make it a family adventure to remember this New Year and book your next family vacation in North Lake Tahoe!