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    Cross Country Skiing in Ogden!

    While some people view the out-of-doors in wintertime as a harsh adversary, others consider it a time to enjoy the peace and impressive beauty of the snowy landscape. For those people, the Ogden area has several cross country ski trails that are also suitable for snowshoeing. Try any of the trails below for an exhilarating experience.

    North Fork Park - From the town of Liberty, take a left fork on Highway 162. The elevations begins at 5,400 feet and ends at 5,900 feet and the length is optional. Use is heavy here and the trek is considered easy to moderate. Snowmobiles are used in the park.

    Liberty Trailhead - Take Highway 162 through Liberty to the end. With elevation beginning at 5,400 feet and ending at 6,420, the length of the trail is 13 miles. Use of this area is moderate and difficulty is rated as moderate. Snowmobiles also use the area.

    Maples Campground - Access here is from the lower parking lot at Snow Basin Ski area. With elevation from 6,360 to 6,700 feet, the length is 3 miles and has moderate use. Difficulty is considered moderate. Snowmobiles are not permitted in this area.

    Green Pond - Access here is from the upper parking lot at Snow Basin Ski area. The trail is pretty flat with elevation from 6,600 to 6,500 feet. Use is moderate on this 3 mile trek and it is of moderate difficulty.

    Monte Cristo Area - From Huntsville, take Highway 39 to the snowmobile parking area near Ant Flat Rd.. With elevation from 7,200 to 9,000 feet, the length of your trek is optional. The walk is easy to moderate, but there is heavy snowmobile use here.

    South Fork Campgrounds - You can begin skiing in Forest Service campgrounds about 6-10 miles east of Huntsville on Highway 39. The 2.5 mile hike is easy, elevation rising only from 5,200 to 5,250 feet and use is light here. Please respect private property in the area.

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    For more information on these trails contact...

    Ogden Ranger District
    507 25th Street, Suite 103
    Ogden, UT 84401
    (801) 625-5112

    or

    Union Station Information Center
    2501 Wall Ave.
    Ogden, UT 84401
    (801) 625-5306





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