Cook County, Minnesota is the perfect winter wonderland. It’s a cross country skiers dream. With an average of 120 inches of annual snowfall and more than 400 km of groomed trails in the stunning Superior National Forest, the opportunities are endless. Plan your winter vacation today!
The Banadad Trail Association (BTA) is an organization made up of skiers dedicated to supporting, protecting, and preserving the Boundary Waters longest tracked ski trail - the 28.7 km. Banadad and 12.3 km. of adjoining trails located on the Banadad's eastern end.
The Cumberland Area Ski Touring Association (CASTA) is a non-profit organization that maintains the Timberland Hills trail system, including the Timberland West Lighted Trail. Over 25 km of trails are maintained and groomed for both skating and classical techniques. Our trails are available to the public year-round for any non-motorized recreation.
The northern section of the Three Eagle Trail from Sundstein Road to Highway 32/45 is groomed for cross country skiing during the winter season. Some gentle slopes between Sundstain Road and the Mud Creek Bridge and the rest of the trail is flat with natural beauty as it winds through dense woodlands with occasional views of wetlands, including a bridge and two scenic boardwalks.