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Address: 1415 County Road 48, Grand Lake, CO 80447
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+1 970-627-8008
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Grand Lake Nordic Center offers 35km of groomed scenic ski trails. One of...

Grand Lake Nordic Center offers 35km of groomed scenic ski trails. One of our favorite trails "River Run" is parallel and crosses the Colorado River. We also offer snow shoe trails and a tubing hill. After skiing you may relax in front of a roaring fire and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate along with a scenic panorama view of Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Excellently groomed and massive trails, flat and hilly, great lodge too

We Cross Country skied for the first time this season so stayed on flat areas, and their was miles and miles to ski, the hilly area looked fun but we decided to stay safe and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Erie, Colorado
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Erie, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We Cross Country skied for the first time this season so stayed on flat areas, and their was miles and miles to ski, the hilly area looked fun but we decided to stay safe and cruise and practice our techniques. The area has a free sled hill by the lodge for kiddos fun. you can snow shoe too. The lodge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent nordic center with a great variety of wonderful trails. Plus, good rentals options and all very reasonable.

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

The Nordic Center is awesome. Just a short hop from downtown. Reasonably priced rental equipment with friendly staff. My wife had never skied before and loved it.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We arrived in Grand Lake the week after a huge blizzard, and in the days leading up to our arrival, there was a decent amount of snow fall. So by the time we wanted to go cross country skiing, there was a decent padding of snow on the floor, and there was a beautiful blanket of white over the landscape... More 

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Grand Lake, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

GL Nordic Trails has a wonderful variety of trails and many are dog friendly. I love going there with my dogs to snowshoe as well. Highly recommend it for the beauty, charm and friendly staff!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

The Nordic center at grand lake is one of the oat beautiful places to cross country ski or snow shoe. The trails are well groomed, the staff is friendly, and the views of the nearby mountains is outstanding. A huge plus is that I can take my Weimaraners here off leash while I ski! The tickets are very reasonable

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Clyde, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

My son's family of 5 and my husband and I were spending 3 days at Grand Lake. It snowed 5 inches during the night so we decided to check out the Nordic Center. It was a Thursday morning and we had the whole slope to ourselves. The ladies inside were extremely helpful. The slope was just right for 3 kids... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

The best part was the chili and Grand Lake beer in the lodge after! The kids had a blast and even though it was chilly outside, the sweat from skiing was exhilarating. The whole family fell into bed that night fully satisfied from an AWESOME day!

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

My husband and I spent the day here this week. It is just beautiful. I took a skate ski lesson with Aurel(sp?) while my husband skied and then we went snow-shoeing in the afternoon. The environment is welcoming and casual. Everyone was friendly and helpful. Although I clearly will never become a good skate skier I had the best time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend this place. We went a few times on our trip- for the free sledding and for cross country skiing. For sledding, sign in inside and the center provides tubes for your use. The hill is small but groomed and our kids loved it. There is a bucket for donations for the sledding. My kids, ages 4... More 

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