Cross Country Skiing in Breckenridge

Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Skiing at the Nordic Center

Started by Gene Dayton in 1969, The Breckenridge Nordic Center and the Dayton family have been sharing their passion for cross country skiing with the visitors and locals of Breckenridge for 55 years.

From the earliest days of cutting trails and wooden skis, to the modern use of Italian-made Snowcats and state-of-the art snowmaking and ski equipment, the local family operating Breckenridge Nordic Center maintains their passion for the sport, its charm and welcoming atmosphere, and their desire to help people enjoy the winter sport of cross country skiing in Breckenridge.

Ski Lessons

How it Works

Cross country skis allows you to glide through the woods efficiently on variable snow covered terrain. 

We groom and re-groom trails daily to give you the best experience and the most efficient experience when cross country skiing in Breckenridge. For a warm up or as a first timer, start with the easiest beginner trails marked as “green” on the map and move to more intermediate terrain (blue trails) as your balance and skill progress. Our advanced “black” terrain is sure to thrill even the most experienced skiers.

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Customer Service

We pride ourselves on our passion for customer service and sharing our love for winter sports with all who visit. Since 1969, our family has been sharing our passion for the sports we love and the winter wonderland we call home. Great for families looking to make a memory or individuals seeking a mountain respite.


Scenic Location

Whether you are skiing, snowshoeing, or trying both activities, the natural wonders of some of Breckenridge’s most beautiful terrain await you and your family. Our trails offer breathtaking views and are a peaceful escape from the busy life of downtown and the downhill resort.


Great Workout

Cross country skiing is one of the very best activities for the human body. This low impact, full body sport is bound to improve your balance, core strength, and fitness. Touted as one of the world’s best lifelong sports, cross country skiing will help you find the healthiest you.  Explore the peace of the wilderness on snowshoes with little to no learning curve all while gaining great exercise benefits and enjoying spectacular views.

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Book your cross country skiing, snowshoeing, or snowcat adventure session today! Save $5 off your session by booking online below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Trail Map