Cross Country Skiing
Lutsen – Tofte – Schroeder Area Trails (140.5km)
#1 Sugarbush Trail System (Tofte, 77km)
Publicly maintained. Mountains and Lake Superior views.
Sugarbush Trail System XC Ski Map
#2 Lutsen Mountains (Lutsen 3km)
Privately maintained, a pass from Lutsen Mountains required. Call Lutsen Mountains for an updated grooming report.
#3 & #4 Norpine / Hall-Massie /Cascade / Deer Yard Trail System (Lutsen, 63.5 km)
Publicly maintained. Some beginner-friendly trails connect to the Cascade River State Park system.
Grand Marais Area Trails (52.9km)
#5 Bally Creek Trails (Grand Marais, 25 km)
#6 Pincushion Mountain Trail System (Grand Marais, 25 km)
Publicly maintained. Mountainside trails beside Lake Superior.
#7 George Washington Memorial Forest (Grand Marais, 3 km)
Gunflint Trail Area Trails (210.7 km)
#8 Central Gunflint Trail System (Gunflint Trail, 98 km)
Privately maintained. Well-groomed trails amongst wildness.
Central Gunflint Trail XC Ski Map.
#9 Banadad Trail System (Gunflint Trail, 43 km)
Publicly maintained. Winds through the BWCAW, and connects with the Central Gunflint Trail System.
#10 Upper Gunflint Trail System (Gunflint Trail, 70 km)
Privately maintained. Wild beauty and roller-coaster terrain.
Skiers between the ages of 16 and 64 using non-Federal trails must purchase a Minnesota State Ski Pass, or if skiing on Central or Upper Gunflint Trails, a ski ticket.