XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Cross Country Skiiers

Ski Areas on the Gallatin National Forest

Lone Mountain Ranch and Crosscut Mountain Sports Center located near Bozeman, Montana are two nordic ski areas that operate under Special Use Permits on the Custer Gallatin National Forest. Both areas offer groomed cross country trails for classic and skate skiing and also allow for snowshoeing.  For fatbike opportunities, contact each specific area.


Bozeman Area Cross Country Ski Areas

Crosscut Mountain Sports Center
16621 Bridger Canyon Road
Bozeman, MT 59715   

Lone Mountain Ranch Cross Country Ski Area
750 Lone Mountain Ranch Road
Big Sky, MT 59716


West Yellowstone Area Country Ski Areas

Rendezvous Ski Trail
Map: Rendezvous Ski Trail Map


Riverside and Boundary Ski and Snowshoe Trails
Map: Riverside and Boundary Trail Map

Refuge Point Snowshoe and Ski Trail
Brochure: Refuge Point Snowshoe Trail Brochure
Map: Refuge Point Trail Map




XC Skiing/Snowshoeing Areas

  • Ashland RD
  • Whitetail Cabin
  • Lower Lake Fork Trail (# 2A)
  • Silver Run Trail (# 102)
  • Sourdough/Bozeman Creek Trailhead
  • Bridger/Bangtails
  • Lower Fairy Lake Trailhead/Sno-park
  • Teepee Creek Trailhead
  • Moser Creek Trailhead
  • Rendezvous Trail System