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Local Nordic Ski Trails

Here is a list of cross country ski trails in the Detroit Lakes area. There is a brief description, a map of where the trail is located, and trail maps. 


Grooming updates are provided on the Grooming Updates page.  


Interactive map of all local trailheads HERE


Downloadable trail maps are at the bottom of the page. 

Trails

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Detroit Mountain Rec Area

Groomed For: Skate & Classic

General Location: Off east side of parking lot at Detroit Mountain

MAP TO TRAIL

Trail Map at bottom of page

Terrain: East side: Some hills. West side: Very hilly

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Mountain View Rec Area

Groomed For:

General Location: Off Tower Road just outside of Detroit Lakes. 

MAP TO TRAIL

TRAIL MAP - also at bottom of page

Terrain: Hilly, but possible to avoid major hills.

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East Frazee Ski Trails

Groomed For: Classic

General Location: East of Frazee on Co Rd 150 and Co Rd 118

ALL TRAILHEADS

CO RD 118 ACCESS

MURPHY LAKE ACCESS

Trail map at bottom of page. 

Terrain: Flat to small hills 

Trails

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Pine Lake Trail

Groomed For: Classic

General Location: Off County Hwy 29 in Tamarac

MAPS

Trail Map at bottom of page

Terrain: Gentle Hills

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Pickerel Lake Trail

Groomed For: Classic

General Location: North east of Detroit Lakes off county highway 25

MAP TO TRAIL

Trail map at bottom of page

Terrain: Gentle rolling hills

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Tamarac Wildlife Refuge

Groomed For: Classic

General Location: East of Detroit Lakes on Hwy 34

MAP TO TRAIL 

Trail map at bottom of page

Terrain: Rolling hills

Resorts With Ski Trails

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Maplelag Resort

Groomed For: Skate and Classic

General Location: North of Detroit Lakes

MAP TO TRAIL

TRAIL MAP

Terrain: Varies by trail

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Rainbow Resort

Groomed For: Not currently being groomed.

General Location: North of Detroit Lakes

Terrain:  Hilly

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Five Lakes Resort

Groomed For: Mainly skate, some classic

General Location: 

MAP TO TRAIL

Trail map at bottom of page

Terrain: Varies; some flat some hills

Downloadable Trail Maps

Trail maps you can download for some of the above Detroit Lakes Area Ski Trails.

Maintain Your Trails!

Trail maintenance doesn't happen by magic, it takes a lot of time and resources from the local groomers. Help keep them on their snowmobiles by donating here! We have (6) trail systems, and a combined total of 70km of trails for all of us to enjoy. Our club operates on a donation-based budget, and there is no fee to become a member – maintaining our trails costs about $7500/yr. The DL Nordic Ski Club is a Non-Profit Organization operating under Minnesota 501C3 Status. All monies received go directly to maintaining trails and grooming equipment, gas, and personnel.

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