Frisco Nordic Center
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING AND SNOWSHOEING
616 Recreation Way, Frisco, CO 80443
The Frisco Nordic Ski Center, on Highway 9 just off of Interstate 70 and about one mile out of town toward Breckenridge. The center is owned by the Town of Frisco and operated by the Dayton family on the shores of Lake Dillion in the Frisco Adventure Park under a special use permit from the White River National Forest. Trail passes are $17 for adult day pass and $12 for juniors and seniors (17 and younger or aged 60 and older).
There are 45 km groomed trails for classic and skate skiing and 16 km of snowshoe trails, which traverse the peninsula of Lake Dillon. Stop by the picnic tables on the shoreline for views of the lake. Rental equipment is available for xc skiing and snowshoeing. There is a retail shop with wax and repair services, a Try-Before-You-Buy offer and a "Children's Trade Up" program. Rental skis may be exchanged for snowshoes at anytime they are available for no extra charge. Click here for a page for the nearby Breckenridge Nordic Center.
Trail passes also are valid at the Breckenridge Nordic Center and the Gold Run Nordic Center. Equipment rentals for xc ski packages and snowshoes ($17 for adults, $12 for seniors, $20 for backcountry gear, $22 for performance gear), and pulk sleds are available. Special programs for men, women, children and adaptive people. Everything a skier needs to get started.
A ski lesson package, which includes equipment and the trail pass is $47 for one person and $36 for junior or senior. Each additional person in a group would be $36 or $25 per junior or senior. Interpretive Snowshoe Adventures are guided and a one hour tour is $47 with additional hours at $36 per hour. The guided tours include interpretive info such as biology, history, and geography and a snack with a drink. Adventures or lessons are at 9:00 or 10:30 AM, 12:30 or 2:00 PM and in the evening by reservation.
A 100% refund is offered if not fully satisfied with the lessons or adventures. Frisco Nordic has a new log lodge with a warm lounge atmosphere, and a snack bar. It is open about 155 days for skiing with an average of 300 inches of snowfall annually.
Directions: On Route I-70 take Exit 203 and go one mile south on Highway 9. Make a left at the stoplight onto Recreation Way to the log lodge. CCSAA member.