Other Users: Snowshoers; fat bikers on certain trails
Dog Friendly?: Specific trails are dog-friendly. Your pooch needs a pass to be on them.
Directions from Crested Butte: Several in-town accesses exist. Peanut Lake Road, Town Ranch behind the high school, and the Nordic Center building on 2nd Street and Belleview Avenue are the most popular.
Description: You’ll need to purchase a day pass or season pass to use these trails. It’s well worth the price. With in-town access, beautiful views and trails that are groomed to immaculate standards, it’s hard to beat the Crested Butte Nordic Center trail system for convenience and fun.
There are over 50 km of trails that are regularly groomed. The Nordic Center offers a full-service rental and instruction center and welcomes skiers of every skill level. Want to learn to skate, go on a backcountry tour, or tackle downhills on cross-country skis? The Nordic Center offers daily lessons and tours, as well as camps throughout the season. You can also fat bike, snowshoe, and ice skate here.
The Crested Butte Nordic Center also puts on some of the best events of the year including the Alley Loop, Elk Mountains Grand Traverse, the Gothic Mountain Tour, and their entertaining yurt dinners under the stars. More information including a trail map, event calendar, and passes can be found here.