Cross country ski, fat tire bike, tube, snowshoe or skijor at these six White Mountain Nordic areas

Over 400km of trails to explore within thirty minutes of North Conway, NH 
named #3 Best Ski Town in North America in USA Today's 2022 10Best Reader's Choice Awards.
Great Glen Trails named #10 for Best Cross Country Ski Resort on the continent! 

Welcome to the White Mountains!

White Mountain Nordic marks their 40th anniversary this season!  These six cross country Nordic ski centers at the base and around Mt. Washington  offer over  400km of trails combined, all within 30 minutes of North Conway, voted one of America’s Best Ski Towns. These trails wind through the 788,000 acre White Mountain National Forest and classic New England cross country Villages with spectacular views along the way. 

Explore these trails on cross country skis, snowshoes, fat tire bikes or skijor with your dog. Travel from trailside lodging inn to inn stopping along the way for breakfast, lunch, dinner or something to quench your thirst. If you are new to cross country skiing, looking for equipment or programs for you or your children, visit Nordic Skiing 101!

These six White Mountain Nordic Centers offer ...

  • over 400km of combined New Hampshire cross country trails
  • over 280km of groomed cross country ski trails tracked for classical skiing
  • over 270km of New Hampshire cross country ski trails groomed for skate skiing
  • unlimited back country skiing
  • gentle terrain ideal for beginner cross country skiing
  • Learn to cross country ski packages
  • cross country ski equipment rentals and lessons for all abilities
  • knowledgeable staff to advise you on the best cross country trails and skiing equipment based on your experience
  • some areas also offer fatbiking, skijoring, and tubing. Check out listings below for details.
  • plus... a variety of distinctive New Hampshire ski lodging amenities at each cross country location
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Bear Notch Ski Touring

Trails: 65+km (60km tracked/skate groomed with access to local lodging/restaurants
Services: cross country ski school, guided tours, retail, ski/snowshoe rentals & demo center
Tickets: Adults 17 - 64 $22; Jrs.16 & under FREE with paying adult; Srs. 65+ - $20
Hours: 8am - 5pm daily Rt. 302, Bartlett, NH 03812-0002 603-374-2277
Web: Bear Notch Ski Touring
Trails: Snow Report

Bretton Woods

Trails: 100 km (95 km tracked/skate groomed; 5 km backcountry
Services: cross country ski school, retail, ski/snowshoe rentals, skijoring, and fatbiking
Tickets: Adults 18-64 $24; Teen 13 - 17 $20; Jrs 5-12/Srs 65 - 79 $15
Hours: 8:30 am - 4 pm daily Rt. 302, Bretton Woods, NH 03575 603-278-3322
Web: Bretton Woods
Trails: Snow Report

Great Glen Trails

Trails: 45 km (20km tracked; 22km skate groomed; 25km backcountry
Services: Cross country lessons; rentals; Outfitter Shop; tubing; snowshoeing; snowmaking;  fatbiking
Tickets: Adults 13-67 $24; Jrs. 4-12 $16; Srs. 68+ $18; Afternoon pass available
Hours: 8:30 am - 4 pm daily Rt. 16, Pinkham Notch, NH 603-466-2333
Web: Great Glen Trails
Trails: Snow Report

Jackson XC

Trails: 105 km (92 km tracked/groomed; 13 km backcountry; 40 km dedicated snowshoe trails)
Services: Cross country lessons; rentals; pulk sleds for pulling tots; sit-ski available for mobility impaired skiers; snowshoein; skijoring
Tickets: Adults 18 - 69 $25; Jrs. 10-17 - $10; Srs. 70+ $20; Under 10 ski FREE; Multi-day passes available
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm daily
153 Main St., Jackson, NH 03846
Web: Jackson XC
Trails: Trail Report

Mt. Washington Valley

Trails: 45 km (45 km tracked; 45 km skate groomed; 5 km backcountry
Services: Lessons; snowshoeing, fatbiking; Stay and Ski Free packages
Tickets: Adults 15 - 65 $20; Jrs. 6 - 14 $10; /Srs. 66-74 $15;
Srs. 75+/Children under 6 ski FREE
Hours: 8 am - dusk daily
279 NH Rt. 16-302, Intervale, NH 03845
Web: Mt. Washington Valley
Trails: Snow Report

Purity Spring Resort

Trails: 20 km total; backcountry skiing & snowshoe trails
Services: Rentals available
Tickets: Please visit for up-to-date information
Hours: 9 am - dusk daily
1251 Eaton Rd., Rt. 153, East Madison, NH 03849
Web: Purity Spring
Trails: Snow Report