Blacktail Nordic Trails - Lakeside

Length: 39.5 km total tails (10 km easiest, 29.5 km more difficult trail)

The Blacktail Mountain Cross-Country Ski Trail System has several loops and trails available for all abilities. There are over 39 kilometers of trails. The trail system offers spectacular views of the Flathead Valley and surround mountains. These trails are frequently groomed, often times daily buy the North Shore Nordic Club which is funded through donations. For maps, user guidelines, trail conditions and more information about the North Shore Nordic Club visit

Area Map: Flathead Forest Visitor Map

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Blacktail Mountain Nordic Trails
Lakeside,  MT 59922

Phone: 406-837-7500
Fax: 406-837-7503

The Blacktail Cross-Country Ski Trails are accessible from the Blacktail Mountain Road. This road starts in the town of Lakeside. Follow signs for the Blacktail Ski Area and continue up this road for 8 miles to the main trailhead. There is a lower trailhead located about 6 miles up the road.

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Cross-Country Skiing, Winter Sport