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Welcome to Nordic Town USA! With its heart in Sun Valley, Idaho, embrace more than 200 KM of networked Nordic trails linking the south and north valleys. Here is how:

Start your cross-country skiing or snowshoeing adventure minutes from downtown Ketchum, Idaho. Located just one mile east of Sun Valley Lodge, The Sun Valley Nordic Center is the starting point for over 40 KM of groomed trails for cross country, skate skiing or snowshoeing. The Sun Valley Nordic Center provides rentals for all abilities, lessons, and training programs. Want to take a clinic? That can be arranged! Prefer private instruction? This can happen! Are you hungry? The Nordic Center’s fare will not disappoint. You’ll enjoy a day in the sun and snow at the Sun Valley Nordic Center. For more specifics, call 208-622-2250.

What about access to trails, open space, and fresh air outside of Sun Valley? The Blaine County Recreation District – known by locals as the BCRD, offers over 160 KM of groomed trails throughout the Wood River Valley. A BCRD Nordic Pass includes access to North Valley Trails, Croy Nordic and Alturas Lake systems, as well as the free 30km Wood River Trail.  Buy your pass here. 

But wait! It gets even better! The BCRD offers season and day passes, as well as a combination pass with the Sun Valley Nordic Center. A combination pass allows access to all BCRD and SVNC trails. With this great deal, we bet you can’t wait to get out there! For more specifics, call: 208-578-5450.

If you are just getting started on your Nordic skiiing adventure, check out our blog about learning to skate ski Sun Valley Style: Learning To Skate Ski.  And then get out there and have some fun!