Cross Country Ski Trails

Motorized vehicles are prohibited on these trails and the trails are groomed regularly during winter months. These trails are also mowed in September and make fore great hunter / hiker trails. Enjoy!

Larson Lake Trail    

Directions: Larson Lake Trail is located south of Deerwood.  Follow State Hwy 6 south, turn left on Co. Rd. 10

Nordic Ridge Trail

  • 13.7 miles
  • This trail features:
    • A mixture of scattered, old pines with young conifer and aspen growth
    • Connections to the City of Crosslake recreation trails and facilities including snowshoe trails, hiking, and more
  • Trail Safety Info
  • Map
  • Trail Conditions

Directions: From Brainerd, head north on County Rd 3 for 24 miles. Stay straight (north) onto County Rd 66 in Crosslake. Take a right onto Daggett Pine Road, go 0.5 miles. The trail head is located at the Crosslake Community Center on the left(north side of road), with parking available next to the building.

Wolf Lake Trail

Directions: South of Deerwood Shortcut turn south on Tower Road, turn right onto N. Nelson Road OR follow State Hwy 18 east from Brainerd, turn left on Co. Rd. 159, stay straight onto N. Nelson Road.

French Rapids Trail

Additional Ski Trail Information

  • On some trails you need a Minnesota Ski Pass.  You can go to the DNR website for more ski pass information.
  • Please report any damage or persons doing damage to the above trails to Crow Wing County Land Services at 218-824-1010 or email

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