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Nordic & Cross Country Skiing Big Sky Montana

One of the fastest growing winter activities, Nordic & cross country skiing in Big Sky offers something fun for everyone. Lone Mountain Ranch, which is local to Big Sky, is one of North America’s premier Nordic skiing destinations, providing guests with over 85 km of groomed trails encompassing 2,200 vertical feet, & a wide variety of trail types to accommodate skiers of all skill sets. If the Nordic center at Lone Mountain Ranch isn’t enough cross country skiing in Big Sky… there are also numerous backcountry trails, community trails, and even a place where you can ski back in time at the Historic Crail Ranch!

Nordic Parks & Cross Country Trails

  • Lone Mountain Ranch

    Experience Lone Mountain Ranch with 85 Kilometers of exceptionally maintained trails over amazing terrain. They are so good at what they do that they were even voted Cross Country Skier magazine's #1 Nordic ski destination in North America! No matter your skill level or intent for your Big Sky cross country ski outing, they have something for you.

    Lone Mountain Trail Map Lone Mountain Tickets & Passes

  • Big Sky Nordic Skiing & Backcountry Cross Country Trails

    Big Sky offers a huge variety of Nordic ski trails carefully established within a number of the Town Center and Meadow Village community spaces. There are also plenty of backcountry cross country ski trails throughout Big Sky's outlying areas. We can't provide them all, but we have listed some of our favorite trails to hit on a bluebird day!

    • BSCO Community Trails - has over 23 miles of multi-directional trails that range from easy to moderate in difficulty, and you can even bring your four-legged friend with you.
    • Porcupine Creek - A 2-mile used both directions and has an easy overall physical rating.
    • Beehive Basin - This trail is around 4 miles and has an elevation change of 2,500. Usually takes anywhere from 2 to 4 hours and is a moderate to challenging trail based on conditions.

  • Crail Ranch Homestead

    Ski back in time when you cross country ski to the historic Crail Ranch Homestead. The Historic Crail Ranch is a local treasure and includes a homestead museum, gardens, and park. 

    Crail Ranch Homestead

    Homestead Self Tour

Winter Vacation Rentals Close to Cross Country Trails

The Coyote INN

This 3-bedroom + loft, 3-bathroom home is located in the heart of Big Sky Meadow. Easily walk or bike to restaurants, local drinkeries, shops, and grocery stores. Additionally, walk to the community park to enjoy activities such as; hiking, disc golf, kids playground, walking trails along the creek, basketball courts, and tennis/pickleball courts.
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The Moose Run Retreat

This pet friendly! 3-bedroom + bunk room, 4-bathroom home is located in the heart of Big Sky on the Big Sky Golf Course. Easily walk or bike to restaurants, local drinkeries, shops, and grocery stores. As you enter the home you are welcomed with gorgeous views of the Big Sky meadow. Several large windows invite warmth into the home, and create the perfect view point for watching the neighborhood Moose!
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The Alpenglow Retreat

The Alpenglow Retreat is tucked into the heart of the Big Sky meadow. Find yourself able to truly surrender to relaxtion in this unique Montana home. The Alpenglow Retreat provides ample space for everyone to stretch out; 5-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom, multi-level living with bonus sunroom and wrap around deck! Enjoy a game room, equipped with Foosball, over-sized bean bags, Smart TV, and private hot tub! Easily walk or bike to restaurants, local drinkeries, shops, and grocery stores.
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Bella's Big Sky Base-INN

This 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom town house is located in the heart of Big Sky. Enjoy large picture windows framing the view of the Northern Gallatin mountain range with Big Sky town center nestled at the base. The Base-INN is a 3-level vacation rental stocked with all the amenities you need to create your home away from home! Walk to restaurants, local drinkeries, shops, and grocery stores. Being in the heart of town grants you easy access to the local Skyline Bus shuttle pick up, less than a 10-minute walk from the house.
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Big Sky Winter Vacation Rentals

Find your perfect nordic & cross country ski vacation rental in Big Sky, Montana. Stay with Wilson Peak Properties as we offer well-appointed vacation rentals to suit your winter outdoor activities of choice. Play hard all day and come back to the perfect home base for the evening. Check out Our Big Sky Guide for great recommendations on restaurants and other services in the area or browse through our list of Winter Adventures under The Big Sky for even more amazing winter activities!
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