Cross Country Ski Trails

This image shows the cross country ski trail etiquette sign.
This image shows a cross country skis and snowshoes on a Fargo Parks trail.
This image shows a cross country ski trail.
This image shows a cross country ski trail getting groomed.
This image shows the cross country ski trail etiquette sign.
This image shows a cross country skis and snowshoes on a Fargo Parks trail.
This image shows a cross country ski trail.
This image shows a cross country ski trail getting groomed.

The Fargo Park District offers nine cross country ski and snowshoe trails throughout the city, which are groomed as needed depending on the trail and weather conditions. Come out and enjoy some great winter exercise as these trails are available to the public free of charge.

Ski Trail Maps:

  • Red lines are nature park trails, which are a single set of classic tracks combined with at least four feet of flat-packed surface for snowshoeing, etc.
  • Yellow lines are flat-packed trails for snowshoeing, skating, etc.

Cross Country Ski rentals are available at the Edgewood Chalet, learn more and get the details here.

Ski Trail Update

March 4, 2021 

Our ski trails are all in poor shape due to the warm weather. There are areas of standing water and bare ground.

 

Cross Country Ski Trail Information

"Share the Trail"

  1. For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, please stay in your lanes.
  2. Be an ambassador for your activity.
  3. Dogs must stay off of classic trails and leash and dog waste laws still apply.
  4. Slow skiers yield to skiers going at a faster pace.
  5. Avoid skate skiing on or over the groomed classic and foot traffic lanes.
  6. Be respectful of wildlife and private property.
  7. Kep the trails litter-free. Pack in, Pack out.
  8. The trail is multi-directional. Be courteous to other trail users and oncoming traffic.
  9. Have fun!

Cross Country Ski Trail Distances & Maps

  • Dike East to Lindenwood Classic (blue) - 9.8K*
  • Dike East to Lindenwood Skating (yellow) - 5.9K*

*Trail distances represent the distance going out and back

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This image shows the ski trails at Lindenwood going up to Dike East.

 

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This image shows a map of the Edgewood Ski Trails.
  • Forest River Combo (red) - 2.75K
  • Forest River Flat (yellow) - 1.3K

The blue lines in the map below represent trail shortcuts.

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This image shows a map of the Forest River Ski Trails.
  • Heritage Hills Combo (red) - 1.5K
  • Heritage Hills Flat (yellow) - 1K
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This image shows a map of the Heritage Hills Cross Country Ski trails.

 

  • Island Park East Classic - .8K 

  • Island Park West Classic - .8K 

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This image shows a map of the ski trails at Island Park.

 

  • Iwen Loop – 2.6K 
  • Iwen to Lions (out and back) – 5K
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This image shows a map of the Iwen Cross Country Ski Trail.

 

  • Lindenwood South Classic (red) - 3.9K*

  • Lindenwood Full Length Classic (red and blue) - 9.8K*

  • Lindenwood to Dike East Classic (blue) - 5.9K*

  • Lindenwood to Dike East Skating (yellow) - 5.9K*

*Trail distances represent the distance going out and back

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This image shows the ski trails at Lindenwood going up to Dike East.
  • Orchard Glen Combo (red) - 1.75K
  • Orchard Glen Flat (yellow) - 1K
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This image shows a map of the Orchard Glen Cross Country ski trails.
  • Prairiewood Ski Trail #1 - .8K
  • Prairiewood Ski Trail #2 – 2.7K 
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This image shows a map of the ski trail at Prairiewood Golf Course.