The Keystone Nordic center will open in December as weather and conditions permit. 
Keystone Nordic Center

With more than 17 kilometers of groomed trails for classic and skate skiing and access to 40 kilometers of nearby backcountry 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 snowshoe tours throughout the winter season.

In-Season Operating Hours: Everyday 9am-4pm

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

For the 22-23 season: Lessons, tours and tubing will need a reservation. To make a reservation, please call 970.496.4275

Nordic Trail Map

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Equipment Rentals

Touring Skis* $33.00
Skate Skis or Touring Skis with metal edge* $34.00
Showshoes $33.00

*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.
  • $72.00

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: $87.00
  • Each additional adult: $62.00

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: $88.00
  • 2nd Adult: $62.00
  • Child (6-12): $39.00
All Hikes include equipment rentals and trail fee

Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Snowshoe Eco Hike
Enjoy a 2-mile interpretive hike. Along the way you'll learn about local history, animals and life in the mountains.

Time: Wednesdays & Fridays, 11:30 a.m.

Tour lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours.

Price: $68.00


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: 4 people minimum. Monday - Friday. Please call to arrange a day and time.

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

Price: $90.00

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)