Hidden Valley & Extension Cross Country Ski Trails

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Hidden Valley and Hidden Valley Extension Ski Trails provide a machine groomed system of trails close to the town of Ely.  The 15 km of trails vary in difficulty from easy to advanced.  Hidden Valley Trails are connected to 'Hidden Valley Extension' on the eastern edge and to the Trezona Trail on the west.  Trails are groomed for both skate skiing and classic skiing, with some open only to classic.  Dogs are not allowed.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: In the winter, visit the Ely Nordic Ski Club website for current trail conditions. Trails are added frequently to this system, so check for any new additions.
Fees The Ely Nordic Ski Club, which grooms the trails, requests a $5 per day donation from non-members.  Skiers need to purchase and carry a Great Minnesota Ski Pass, available from the MN Dept of Natural Resources.
Permit Info: A Great Minnesota Ski Pass is required on these trails.
Information Center: Kawishiwi Ranger District, 218-365-7600


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