Best Cross-Country Near Cle Elum

Best Cross-Country Near Cle Elum



There are four main cross-country skiing trails near Cle Elum, Roslyn, and Ronald Washington. Suncadia Resort also has miles of cross-country skiing trails available to the public. 


Cooper River

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
  • Distance: 8 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 400 feet
  • Trail Type: Out-and-back
  • Skill Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Season: Late December through March
  • Additional Uses: Snowshoing, hiking

More Information about the Cooper River Cross Country Skiing Trail.

Haney Meadow Loop

  • Distance: 7-12 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 1,600 feet
  • Trail Type: Loop/ Lollipop
  • Skill Level: Difficult
  • Duration: 8 hours - 2 days
  • Season: December through Late March
  • Additional Uses: Snowmobiling, Skiing, Snowshoing

More information about the Haney Meadow Cross Country Skiing Trail.

Indian Creek

  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 feet
  • Trail Type: Out-and-back
  • Skill Level: Easy to Difficult
  • Duration: 2-10 hours
  • Season: Late December through March
  • Additional Use: Snowshoeing, Snowmobiling

More Information about the Indian Creek Cross-Country Skiing Trail.

Swauk Forest Discovery Trail

  • Distance: 2-5 miles
  • Elevation Gain: 450 feet
  • Trail Type: Loop/ Lollipop
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Duration: 2-5 hours
  • Season: December through late March
  • Additional Uses: Snowshoeing

More Information about the Swauk Forest Discovery Trail Here.

Suncadia Trails

Explore several miles of groomed trails waiting for you to enjoy at Suncadia, on cross country skis or snowshoes. Trails are groomed regularly and maps are available. Bring your own skis or snowshoes or rent them from The Inn every day from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Limited amount of children's skis are available.

More information about Suncadia Cross-Country Skiing trails.

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Elk Run Lodge “Our family of 10 stayed at Elk Run Lodge for my mom's 80th birthday. We were thrilled with the house. The kitchen has a large island and a very large dining room table. When my parents went to bed in the upstairs master, we headed downstairs to the game room and watched movies, played games, and ping pong. I'm terribly picky about where I stay and I loved this house and hope to rent it again!"

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