Opens:Now Open

Closes:April 5, 2015

(depends on snow)

The Vail Nordic Center offers 17 kilometers of groomed ski trails and 10 kilometers of separate snowshoe trails.  We are located 2 miles east of the heart of Vail Village at the Vail Golf Course.  All of our trails from the beginning to the advanced have stunning views of the beautiful Gore Range.  A free town bus runs regularly from Vail Village and we offer free parking to customers using our trails.

Open daily from 9 to 5

Day Passes are $8

Stunning Gore Range views, excellent Nordic ski instruction, and unparalleled customer service!!!
Must Do:

Ski east along Gore Creek on the Brick Hill Trail out to the Beaver Ponds. Take a photo of the beautiful Gore Range.


Our trails are great for all ability levels; the 17 kilometers of trails are groomed daily for classic skiing and skate skiing. We also offer 10 kilometers of separate snowshoe trails.

Facilities & Amenities:

The retail shop offers clothing for all your outdoor endurance sports and equipment for skate, classic, backcountry skiing and snowshoeing. We carry brands such as Patagonia, Salomon, Fischer, Swix, Rossignol, Atlas, Skida, and more. Our full rental shop offers classic packages, skate ski packages, and snowshoes. We also have a complete repair shop. As a PSIA Member Ski School, we offer group beginner lessons, private lessons and Master's programs.

Food Service:

Gourmet soup, snacks, cookies, hot chocolate, coffee, and cold drinks are offered daily.

Special Events:

Our Annual Demo Days is Saturday, Jan. 10th from 10-3.
We'll have Rossi, Fischer, Salomon, Swix demos, and more.

Lessons & More

We have daily lessons in skate and classic and specialty programs. Check our website for more information.

From the East, exit off of I-70 at East Vail exit 180 and continue west on the Frontage Road. Go 2.5 miles and turn left on Vail Valley Dr. towards the Vail Golf Course.
From the West, exit off I-70 at the main Vail exit 176 and go around the roundabout. Go east 1.4 miles on the South Frontage Road and turn right on Vail Valley Dr. towards the Vail Golf Course.
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