And while the sport requires no less skill (or patience or perseverance) to master, it does require less altitude—which makes it not only more accessible, but more affordable, too.
1. Marquette, Michigan
马奎特（Marquette）位于密歇根州的质朴上半岛，是Noquemanon Trail Network(NTN)—a seven-trail system featuring over 75 miles of cross-country skiing trails. Founded in 2001 to promote the use of a non-motorized trail network, NTN is maintained by community volunteers and local land owners. Skiers can visit theNTN网站for regular updates on trail grooming and conditions.
Once a host city for the Winter Olympic Games, Lake Placid, New York is steeped in state-of-the-art winter sport facilities. In particular, Mount Van Hoevenberg, home to the普莱西德湖北欧中心，为越野滑雪爱好者提供超过30英里的步道。
从来没有越野滑雪？开始two-hour lessonfrom a Professional Ski Instructors of America certified instructor.
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3. Eau Claire, Wisconsin
欧克莱尔（Eau Claire）拥有60英亩的修饰和点亮步道Pinehurst Park是越野滑雪者的天堂。该市的家庭友好计划，下班后冬天，促进冬季娱乐（包括cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, ice skating, and free hot chocolate!) every Thursday in January and February.
Winter-sport enthusiasts can also cross-country ski at many of the city’s other public parks, including Boyd Park, Demmler Park, and Lowes Creek County Park.
4. Jackson, New Hampshire
While New Hampshire’sWhite Mountainsare probably best known for alpine skiing, the region is also home toJackson XC—a 93-mile expanse of groomed trails for all levels of cross-country skiers, as well as race courses for the mature skier.
The trail system also connects to the Appalachian Mountain Club’s network of backcountry adventure trails, if you’re so inclined (or want to try your hand at snowshoeing).
5. Tabernash, Colorado
Voted the best cross-country ski trails in North America for four years running,魔鬼的拇指牧场度假村和水疗中心在科罗拉多州的土纳什，位于大陆鸿沟底部的75英里的修饰小径。
滑雪者可以从日期，季节通行证，各种租赁类型等中进行选择。Lessons are availablefor novice skiers.
对于那些对越野滑雪不感兴趣的人plenty of other activities参加，包括雪橇骑行，雪鞋行走，管道，瑜伽等等。
6. Ripton, Vermont
Ripton, Vermont is home to theRikert Nordic Center, an inclusive and family-friendly cross-country skiing facility with almost 35 miles of trails. There, you’ll ski through picturesque forests, rolling fields—and even past poet Robert Frost’s summer cabin.