Winter Activities > Cross Country Skiing In The Saratoga NY Region
Enjoy one of the world's greatest workouts while taking in the great outdoors - go cross country skiing in the Saratoga NY region. There are plenty of great cross country skiing trails and scenery near Saratoga and Albany.
Take the time to learn this great aerobic winter sport and ski around multiple different locations - from state parks and ski centers and various trails around Saratoga and Albany in upstate NY. For those who are just beginning cross country skiing, Johnny Miller put some cross country skiing advice on his blog.
Cross Country Ski Trails In The Saratoga NY Region
Saratoga Spa State Park is our top pick for scenic cross country skiing & snowshoeing in the Saratoga NY region because of its timeless beauty and open terrain. There are also a wide variety of winter expeditions at the park, offered at no cost or minimal cost. You'll find these listed each winter in our Saratoga events calendar.
Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center offers an award winning cross-country ski center offering 50km of XC ski and snowshoe trails for all abilities from beginner to expert.
New York State Parks Offering Cross Country Skiing Opportunities
These state parks located in the Saratoga NY region are great options for cross country skiing:
John Boyd Thacher
Max V. Shaul