Cross-Country Skiing

XC Ski Banner

Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills offers 3+ miles of groomed cross-country ski trails. Skiing equipment is available for rent when there is adequate snow coverage.  Trail options include:

  • A flat, shorter trail, appropriate for beginning skiers
  • A lengthier trail with variable terrain for more experienced skiers
  • A torch-lit, 1-mile trail for night time skiing (weather permitting)

Independence Lake

At Independence Lake, cross-country ski trails are available for both classic and skate skiers. There are over 3 miles of groomed trails through prairies and pine stands, and along the lake. This trail system has something to offer both the beginning and experienced skier.

Other Parks

Other suitable areas for cross-country skiing are available at:

  • County Farm Park (not groomed)
  • The trails at Park Lyndon are too winding and narrow for most skiers, but are appropriate for snowshoeing