The Cross-Country Area
Located on Buckeye Mountain in the heart of Colorado, Eldora Nordic Center offers cross-country fun for winter sports enthusiasts of all skill levels. Its 40 kilometers (25 miles) of trail are suited for classic and skating techniques and divided into seven easy, 14 intermediate and 4 difficult routes. On these 24 trails, cross-country skiers are able to explore all the beautiful lakes and forests the area has to offer. Those looking for more than the steep ascents and rapid descents may want to try out the snowshoe trails.
Whether you're just getting started in the cross-country sport or looking to brush up on your skills - Eldora Nordic Center offers cross-country ski lessons for guests of all experience levels. You can bring your own equipment or rent it at the resort.
- Offering 24.85 miles cross-country trails, Eldora Nordic Center is among the 10 largest Cross-Country Skiing Areas in the USA.
- Located at 9560 ft above sea level, the Cross-Country Skiing Area is among the 5 highest elevated Cross-Country Skiing Areas in the USA.
- Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average base depth of 40 ". Therefore Eldora Nordic Center is among the 5 cross-Country Skiing Areas with best snow conditions in the USA.
Dining along the Tracks
After an exciting day on the trail, hungry guests can enjoy some hot pizza, a sandwich or a soup in "The Lookout" restaurant. Located up near the Corona chai lift, visitors have a fantastic view while enjoying their meal.
Eldora Nordic Center is about a one-and-a-half hour drive from Denver. The best option is to flying into Denver Airport and renting a car there. There are parking spots available directly at the resort.