Mt. Massive Ski and Snowshoe Trails

Mt. Massive Ski and Snowshoe Trails

259 County Road 5A, Leadville, CO 80461

      Mt Massive Nordic Ski and Snowshoe Trail MapTrail Name: Mt. Massive Ski and Snowshoe Trails
      Distance: 17km of skate and classic trails, groomed daily
      Elevation Gain: Minimal; golf course elevation is 9,860’
      Activities: Non-motorized: Nordic ski, snowshoe
      Overall Difficulty Rating: Green
      Equipment: Rent equipment in downtown Leadville
      Cost: Suggested $10 donation for a day. The suggested donation for a membership is $45 for an adult, and all kids ski free. Purchase online at Leadville Cross Country Ski Council)

      Conditions: See the latest grooming report

      Why It’s a Gem

      At the Mt. Massive Golf Course Ski Trails, the easy terrain lets you focus on the scenery—and the scenery is amazing. The golf course trails offer open views of Mt. Elbert and Mt. Massive, Colorado’s two highest peaks, and the broad, scenic Upper Arkansas River Valley. The Links to Lake trails wind into the pines, with a glimpse of the wintry creek Lake Fork of the Arkansas River flowing through the forest. Starting at the clubhouse, you can make several fun and fairly flat loops on either trail. See a trail map.

      The firm, fast snow is perfect for skate or classic skiing or snowshoeing. Care to strap a harness on your pups and try ski joring with dogs? This is a great place to learn. Dogs must be leashed on the golf course and in the parking lots.


      259 County Road 5
      Leadville, CO 80461
      (About 4 miles from downtown Leadville, near Turquoise Lake)


      Free parking is available in the lot near the clubhouse.

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