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Cross Country Skiing in the Mount Washington Valley

If you're looking for cross country ski areas around North Conway and Jackson, NH, you're in luck. The region boasts over 400 km of trails within a 30-minute radius, offering a diverse range of experiences for skiers of all skill levels. These trails are groomed for both classical and skate skiing, and many areas also provide equipment rentals and ski lessons. Additionally, some trails are open to activities like fat tire biking and are dog-friendly.

Here are some notable ski areas:

  1. Great Glen Trails Nordic Center: Located in Pinkham Notch, about 20 minutes from North Conway, this center offers 45 kilometers of Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. It's a family-friendly destination with additional activities like snow tubing.

  2. Purity Spring XC & Snowshoe Reserve: Situated in East Madison, this area features 20 km of trails that wind through forests and around Purity Lake.

  3. Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Center: This center in Intervale, NH, provides 45KM of groomed trails connecting North Conway Village and Intervale. The trails offer great views and a variety of trailside lodging.

  4. White Mountain Nordic Group: They offer access to over 400 Km of trails at six different Nordic Centers in the White Mountains, all within 30 minutes of North Conway. They provide a comprehensive range of services including lessons and rentals.

  5. Bear Notch Ski Touring Center: Located in Bartlett, this center has over 65 km of trails with a mix of tracked and skate groomed options, and access to local lodging and restaurants.

  6. Bretton Woods: This area features 100 km of trails, offering a mix of groomed and backcountry skiing, as well as facilities for skijoring and fat biking.

  7. Jackson Ski Touring Foundation: Located in Jackson, NH, this foundation boasts 105 km of trails, including 40 km dedicated to snowshoeing, and offers services like cross country lessons and equipment rentals.

Each of these areas has its unique charm and facilities, catering to a wide range of preferences. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly outing or a more adventurous skiing experience, these ski areas around North Conway and Jackson have something to offer.

For more detailed information, you can check out the websites of North Conway NH, White Mountain Nordic, and Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring and Snowshoe Foundation.

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