Alta offers 5km to 15km of groomed Nordic track and in late winter in spring, also offers a mid-mountain groomed Nordic track. Rentals of classic, skate, and telemark skis, as well as snowshoe rentals and lessons are available.
Mill Creek Canyon
In the winter, the top part of the road up Mill Creek Canyon is closed. From this gate on, there is 4.5 miles of groomed trails for skating and classic Nordic skiing. The trail is moderately difficult. More adventurous skiers can try the non-groomed trail at Porter Fork. Dogs are allowed in Mill Creek Canyon on odd numbered days. There is a $3.00 charge per vehicle for access to the canyon.
The Solitude Nordic Center has 20km of easy and moderately difficult groomed trails in addition to 10km of snowshoe trails. The Nordic Center also offers lessons and rentals, with day, multi-day, and season passes available.
The Mountain Dell Recreation Area has 7 km of trails for both classic and skate skiing. The trails are maintained by volunteers. Day passes are available for a suggested $5.00 donation.
Snowbasin resort offers 26km of groomed trails for skate and classic skiing free of charge to visitors. Several additional kilometers of more difficult trails, which branch off the Old Road trail are maintained by the US Forest Service. For more information about these trails, contact the Ogden Ranger District at 801-236-3400. Nordic ski and snowshoe rentals are available at the Grizzly Center at Snowbasin, in the Main plaza.
The Sundance Nordic Center, located two miles past the Sundance Ski Resort on Highway 92 offers 15km of groomed trails suitable for skating or classic skiing and separate snowshoe trails. Day passes, punch passes, and season passes are available, as well as rentals and lessons.
Located in Park City, White Pine Touring is a retailer and guide service that operates 20km of groomed Nordic trails suitable for skate and classic skiing. Heated underground parking, passes, equipment, and lessons are available on-site.
Wasatch State Park, in addition to their Soldier Hollow site, offers cross country skiing and rentals, including a 7.2 mile Nordic ski track with diagonal stride and skate lanes.
Soldier Hollow, a former venue for the 2002 Winter Olympics, offers a 31km trail network with trails for all levels of experience. The venue has on-site rentals and lessons, a lodge, snowshoeing trails and rentals, and Utah’s longest tow-rope supported tubing hill.
The Homestead Resort in Midway, Utah, has 12km of groomed cross country track as well as numerous adjacent trails suitable for cross country skiing or snowmobiling.