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Blacktail Nordic Trails


  • Cross-country Ski Center
Length: 39.5 km total tails (10 km easiest, 29.5 km more difficult trail)

The Blacktail Mountain Cross-Country Ski Trail System has several loops and trails available for all abilities. There are over 39 kilometers of trails. The trail system offers spectacular views of the Flathead Valley and surround mountains. These trails are frequently groomed, often times daily buy the North Shore Nordic Club which is funded through donations. For maps, user guidelines, trail conditions and more information about the North Shore Nordic Club visit

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Street Address
Flathead National Forest
Blacktail Mountain Nordic Trails
Lakeside, MT 59922 Get directions
Mailing Address
Northshore Nordic Club
9236 Highway 35
Bigfork, MT 59911
12/1 - 4/1
Special direction map

Special Directions

The Blacktail Cross-Country Ski Trails are accessible from the Blacktail Mountain Road. This road starts in the town of Lakeside. Follow signs for the Blacktail Ski Area and continue up this road for 8 miles to the main trailhead. There is a lower trailhead located about 6 miles up the road.