Nordic Skiing

Spirit Mountain offers 22 kilometers of beautifully wooded cross-country ski trails, double tracked with a skate lane.  It’s an outdoor enthusiast’s dream!  The Spirit Mountain Nordic Trails are now a joint endeavor of the City of Duluth, the Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club, and Spirit Mountain Recreation Area. The club is responsible for maintaining and staffing the Nordic Center, grooming the trails and coordinating its use by various user groups.

Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club

The trails are officially groomed and open for the season!  


I-35 to exit 249
9535 West Skyline Parkway | Duluth, MN 55810


Recommended Trail Fees

There is no Trail pass required for our regular 22 km of Nordic Trails, however we do suggest that those who use trails consider joining the Duluth Cross-country Ski Club or donating to support the grooming and trail maintenance. 

  • Individual Daily Donation: $8
  • Individual Annual Donation: $40
  • Family Annual Donation: $70
  • Student Annual Donation: $20


Rental Equipment

Spirit Mountain offers rentals at our SKYLINE Chalet only

Adult Classic equipment only: $10 plus tax


Trail Passes

Trail passes can be purchased online with credit card or at the Spirit Mountain Nordic Ski Chalet with cash or check only.




Our Nordic trails will be groomed two to three times a week, by the City of Duluth. For trail information and grooming updates visit:Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club or Skinny Ski.

For information and updates call City of Duluth Hotline: 218-730-4321 or Duluth Cross Country Ski Club.


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