Keystone Nordic Center

With more than nine miles of groomed trails and access to more than 35 miles of nearby trails throughout the White River National Forest, the Keystone Nordic Center is a haven for outdoor recreation. Choose from classic, skate skis, or snowshoes for your next adventure.

New to the sport? The Nordic Center offers lessons and guided hikes throughout the winter season. After your next day out, warm up inside the Nordic Soup Bistro featuring hearty and healthy homemade classics that will warm you from the inside out. The Nordic Center also offers a bar with beer, wine, soft drinks, and light snacks available.

In-Season Operating Hours: Daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. December - March, depending on weather and conditions. Please call for operating schedule and more information! 

Location: Located off Hwy 6, just past the Swan Mountain Rd. traffic light/intersection (from West), or past Elk Crossing development (from East) 
155 River Course Drive
Keystone, CO 80435

Nordic Soup Bistro:

  • Daily Hours, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

To make a reservation, please call 970.496.4275

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Open for Lunch

Nordic Soup Bistro

Warm up after a day of Nordic skiing or snowshoeing with a selection of hearty soups and fresh-baked bread. Snacks and beverages available throughout the day.
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Nordic Trail Map

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Skiing & Snowshoeing Daily Trail Fees
Adults (18+) $18
Teens (13-17) & Seniors (65+) $13
Children (12 & under) FREE
Multi-Visit Punch Pass (Skiing or Snowshoeing)
Three-Day Pass (1 person)
Five-Day Pass (1 person)
Old-Fashioned Tubing

*Special pricing is available for groups of 9+

Equipment Rentals

Touring Skis* $25/day
Skate Skis or Touring Skis with metal edge* $27/day
Showshoes $25/day

*Ski rentals include skis, poles and boots. Equipment rentals are included with lessons and guided tours
All lessons include equipment rentals

Cross Country Lessons

Reservations are required for Lessons. Please call 970-496-4275 to book! All lessons include rental equipment and daily trail fee.

Beginner Group Lesson (90 Minutes)
This is an introduction to beginner cross-country skiing techniques. You'll learn and practice efficient movement, turning and stopping. 

  • Held Daily, 10:30 a.m.
  • $58/person

After the lesson, the rental equipment is yours for the remainder of the day, for more fun on the trails. You may also switch out skis for snowshoeing and try another sport.

Private or Semi-Private Lesson (One Hour)
Available for all abilities, private lessons are the fastest way to learn the sport or perfect your technique with one-on-one coaching. 

  • 1st Student: $80
  • 2nd Students: $50
  • 3rd+ Students: $40/person

Family Lesson (One Hour)
Cross-country skiing is the perfect way for the whole family to enjoy the outdoors together. Designed for ages 6 and older, family lessons can introduce newcomers to the sport or help take everyone's skiing to the next level, all while learning together. 

  • 1st Adult: $80
  • 2nd Adult: $50
  • Teen (13 - 17): $35
  • Child (7 - 12): $25
All Hikes include equipment rentals

Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Snowshoe Eco Hike
Enjoy an easy, interpretive hike, not more than two hours. Along the way you'll learn about local history, animals and life in the mountains.

Time: Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:30 a.m.

Tour lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours.

Price: $58/person


Mountain-Top Snowshoe Trek
Experience a mountaintop trek at more than 11,000 ft. Expect spectacular views and a good workout. Hike includes foot passenger ticket for lift ride to & from the Summit. 

Time: Thursdays & Saturdays, 10:15 a.m.

Tour lasts approximately 4 hours, including gondola time traveling to and from the mountaintop.

Price: $75/person

*Private snowshoe tours are available for groups of three or more, with at least 24-hours notice.  Call 970-496-4275 for more info and to book a hike today!

We suggest all participants bring/wear sunscreen, goggles/sunglasses, hat, gloves/mittens, extra layers (avoiding cotton base layers) and a water bottle. Waterproof outer layers are recommended (pants & jacket)