Cross Country / Skate Skiing


Trails are typically groomed for skate skiing with set tracks for classic skiing.

Need equipment?  Pagosa Mountain Sports offers classic cross country skis for sale and rental.

Alberta Park - Wolf Creek Ski Area

11/20 - The Meadow Loop was groomed by Wolf Creek Ski Area. 

Located at Wolf Creek Ski Resort and accessed from the east parking lot.  No pass is needed for XC skiing at Wolf Creek Ski Area.

Cloman Park

There will be additional trails for the 2017-18 season!

Located 1.3 miles north on Piedra Road from Highway 160.  Turn right (east - entrance to Steven's Field airport) on Cloman Blvd for 1.4 miles.  Stay left at fork in the road which dead ends at Cloman Park parking lot.

Coyote Hill

Located 5.4 miles north on Piedra Road from the intersection of Piedra Road and 160 highway.  Trailhead on the right after the road turns to gravel from paved.

Fall Creek Road

12/16 - Groomed by the Pagosa Nordic Club. 

11 km out and back.  Located on Wolf Creek Pass, 2 miles east of the scenic overlook.  Forest Service Road 39.

Laverty Ranch

This location is private property open for cross country skiing for PNC members only.  No dogs, snowshoers, walkers or snowmobiles allowed.  Please stay on groomed trails.

Located at 2197 E Hwy 160 - 1.1 miles east of the intersection of Hwy 84 and Hwy 160.

Park on the gravel parking lot to the west of the vet clinic Monday through Saturday.  Please be sure first gate is fully closed.

Pagosa Springs Golf Course

This site is no longer open to winter activities.

Plumtaw / Fourmile Road

From Highway 160, take turn north on Lewis Street and an immediate left onto 5th Street.  5th Street becomes Fourmile Road (County Road 400.)  Continue on Fourmile until the road is no longer plowed.  There will be a plowed parking lot.

This is an out and back trail of up to 60km.  Ski on Fourmile until intersection with Plumtaw (USFS 667 / County Road 634).  Turn left onto Plumtaw.

Reservoir Hill

In downtown just off of Highway 160, east of the San Juan River.  Parking off corner of San Juan and Park Streets and behind the Junction Restaurant off Highway 160.

Turkey Springs

Trail is groomed for fat bike/multi-use.

Located 5.3 miles north on Piedra Road from the intersection of Piedra Road and 160 highway.  Trailhead on the left as the road turns to gravel from paved.

Turkey Springs (USFS 146) / East Monument (USFS 630) Roads

This out and back is on a road groomed for snowmobiles but offers a great long ski close to town.

5.3 miles north on Piedra Road from the intersection of Piedra Road and 160 highway.  Trailhead on the left just past the cattle guard. Park at the Main Turkey Springs trailhead.  Walk/ski down Piedra Road for 1/8 mile to Turkey Springs Road (USFS 146.)  Turn left and continue on Turkey Springs Road for 2.3 miles to East Monument Road.  Turn right onto East Monument which continues for 7 miles.

West Fork

Located 17 miles east of Pagosa Springs off Highway 160.  Turn north on West Fork Road/Forest Service Road 648.

Wolf Creek Pass / Lobo Overlook

Un-groomed trails and trails groomed for snowmobiling.

23 miles northeast on Highway 160 to the pass.  Parking is on the north and south side of the highway.  There is a wide variety of terrain to explore.

Yamaguchi Park

This year the grooming includes an extension to the area beside the high school.

Located on South 5th Street downtown Pagosa Springs.

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