Best Cross Country Skiing in Utah

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1

Utah, Weber County

25 :42 hrs
10.6 mi
1133.0497 ft
Hard

This trail is skyline road. It is a very popular trail with cross county skiers and snowmobiles. It has great views and is a fun and challenging trail.

2

Utah, Utah County

00 :44 hrs
0.7 mi
20.763062 ft
Easy

Little Mill Campground offers a pleasant area for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter. It is groomed and maintained by the Forest Service. You will enjoy charming winter scenery with the river on one-side and cliff walls on the other. Snowshoers must stay off the ski tracks.

3

Utah, Uintah County

02 :36 hrs
1.8 mi
138.18188 ft
Hard

This snowshoeing and cross county ski trail goes up to a yurt that you can rent from Ashley national Forest. It is has great views and is a great cross country ski trail.

4

Utah, Salt Lake County

05 :38 hrs
9 mi
318.67078 ft
Hard

Little Mountain Run is a great cross country skiing or snow shoeing option. It has great views and can be done as either as though trip or loop.

5

Utah, San Juan County

09 :18 hrs
5.8 mi
287.5874 ft
Easy

Staying in a winter hut is a fantastic way to experience winter camping. The route to reach Tomasaki Hut follows Geyser Pass Road, which is a dirt road that is closed to vehicles during the winter. The road is a highway for access to the La Sal backcountry terrain during the winter. Reservations are required in advance to stay in the huts. Begin at the Geyser Pass Snow Park where there is a plowed lot and restrooms. The road is groomed periodically and wanders through open meadows and glades with majestic peaks as a backdrop.

6

Utah, Utah County

04 :35 hrs
7.7 mi
396.135 ft
Hard

This Trail follows the road that is closed in winter. It starts in aspen grove and ends up on the other side of the mountain. it has great views of both the Heber and Utah Valleys.

7

Utah, Davis County

08 :15 hrs
4.4 mi
592.3103 ft
Moderate

Located up Farmington Canyon this offers rolling terrain and follows Skyline Drive up to the summit ridge of Bountiful Peak. This road and area is popular with snowmobiles so plan on sharing the road. The low elevation of this trail means you’ll need a lot of snow pack for a successful trip.

8

Utah, Cache County

04 :59 hrs
3.4 mi
264.37988 ft
Moderate

This route follows Swan Flats Road, which is closed to motor vehicles during winter months. It offers spectacular winter scenery with views of the Bear River Range. Follow the packed down road all the way to Swan Peak if you like. Snowmobiles are permitted here so plan on sharing the road.

9

Utah, Utah County

01 :48 hrs
1.8 mi
99.09595 ft
Moderate

Stewart Falls is a classic family hike located on the east side of Mt. Timpanogas. The trail leaves from the Aspen Grove Trailhead and is well-marked and easy to follow. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the beautiful two-tiered waterfalls that are over 200 ft. tall.

10

Utah, Layton

02 :34 hrs
1.8 mi
422.36926 ft
Hard

Adams Canyon trail takes you to a beautiful 40’ waterfall. You must first endure some strenuous, sandy switchbacks, though. In addition to the waterfall at the end, there are several small waterfalls most of the way up. If you want to get closer to the waterfall for a great photo, take some water shoes. This trail may be too much for younger children.

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