Cross-country skiing in Calgary is an exhilarating way to get active and enjoy the beauty of our snow-covered landscapes. Several cross-country skiing tracks are available in and around Calgary, some in our parks and golf courses.
Groomed cross country skiing areas in Calgary
The following cross-country skiing areas in Calgary are trackset by a machine for easier skiing:
Ungroomed areas in Calgary
Several parks and schoolyards Offer cross-country skiing opportunities, but unless it's immediately after a snowfall, skiable areas can be rough due to competing uses such as pedestrians, dog walkers and cyclists. Ungroomed areas include:
Outside of Calgary
The following natural areas typically offer good terrain, varied ski trails and optimal snow conditions:
West Bragg Creek
Bearberry Nordic Centre (near Sundre)
Sandy McNabb (west of Turner Valley)
Canmore Nordic Centre
Peter Lougheed Park
Mt. Shark Trails
Chateau Lake Louise
Emerald Lake/Field Trails
Note: Some ski areas now charge user fees. Please check before you head out.