This list represents the most popular cross-country skiing in Washington. Use this list to plan your next Washington cross-country skiing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 John Wayne Pioneer Trail (West)
North Bend, WA
The John Wayne Pioneer Trail crosses most of Washington State. The developed portion lies within the Iron Horse State Park. ...
#2 Olympic Hot Springs
Port Angeles, WA
A half-dozen wilderness soaking pools sprinkled along a hillside above Boulder Creek in Olympic National Park. Locals used ...
#3 Baker Hot Spring
Mount Vernon, WA
An easily accessible soaking pool in a forest glen surrounded by cedars and Douglas fir. After being jostled on the bumpy ...
#4 Cabin Creek Nordic Ski Area
The title of “most popular” of the Interstate 90 sno-parks could be a bit daunting, if you thought you were heading out to ...
#5 Artist Point
Artist Point may have earned its name because of the oft-captured image of the broad meadows filled with summer wildflowers, ...
#6 June Lake
Exploring the June Lake Trail on snowshoes, with the deep old forest,
wide lake basin, and crashing waterfall all swaddled ...
#7 Keechelus Lake and John Wayne Trail
Well, pardner, if you’re looking for a gentle but rustic outing, John Wayne
can help you out. The old railroad right-of-way ...
#8 Mount Spokane State Park
With its wide variety of groomed trails, excellent warming huts, and exquisite scenery, Mount Spokane is the best-organized ...
#9 The Iron Horse Trail
A nearly level tour? Perfect for beginners and young families? Ideal for skating or an aerobic diagonal-stride workout? Yes, ...
#10 Galbraith Mountain
More than thirty individual trails and numerous gravel access roads weave throughout the forest of Bellingham’s Galbraith ...
#11 Falls Creek Shuttle
Waterfalls, sponge cake –like trail, and lava caves provide this route with all the ingredients for a great mountain bike ...
#12 Spokane River Centennial Trail
Welcome to 37 miles of paved riverfront trail in a region that receives a meager 11 inches of rain per year. The sun shines ...
#13 Echo Ridge
Echo Ridge Sno-Park is the result of hard work on the part of the Lake Chelan Nordic Club and the personnel of the Chelan ...
#14 Old Blewett Pass Highway
Cle Elum, WA
This is a tale of a name that would not die. When the highway was built across the mountains from Ellensburg to Wenatchee, ...
#15 Atkisson Sno-Park: Ice Cave / Natural Bridges / Peterson Ridge
Trout Lake, WA
The roar, the snarl, and the belching exhaust of the snowmobiles at the popular Atkisson Sno-Park is enough to scare away ...
#16 Wallace Falls Railway Trail
Gold Bar, WA
On this trek you’ll head uphill on a railroad grade for 2.5 miles. Then a 1.5-mile ascent continues on a narrow walking trail ...
#17 Stevens Pass Cross-Country
This cleverly designed cross-country ski area is molded into the restrictive confines of the shoe-box–shaped Mill Creek valley. ...
#18 Loup Loup Ski Area - Bear Mountain
Virtually unknown to the skiing community of the state of Washington is a gem of an area at Loup Loup Pass. The area, operated ...
#19 Lanham Lake
This narrow forest trail climbs gently alongside a gurgling ice-rimmed creek and leads to a picturesque alpine lake. The ...
#20 Keechelus Ridge
Snoqualmie Pass, WA
Snowshoers who like to climb will love this route. Although the trail is broad and easy to follow all the way to the ridge ...
Just a short drive off of HWY 93, easy trail to hike with several places to rest See More
Recent rockslides make for some ankle twisting crossings See More