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Minnesota has over 4000KM of cross country ski trails.  Trails range from backcountry to meticulously groomed, traditional and skating. Many ski areas offer lighted trails.  Step outside, strap on your boards you'll find a variety of terrains that are sure to appeal to every age and skill level.

Snowshoe trails are also growing in popularity.  They offer a quiet retreat to explore the winter wildlife habitat.

Looking for a winter ski getaway?  MBBA member inns are ready to keep you warm after a great day of skiing.


Park Street Inn

Phone: 218-652-4500


Park Rapids (Nevis), Minnesota
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Park Street Inn

Phone: 218-652-4500


Park Rapids (Nevis), Minnesota
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The Ellery House

Phone: 218-724-7639
Toll Free: 800-355-3794

Duluth, Minnesota
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Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast

Phone: (507) 467-3560


Lanesboro, Minnesota
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Blue Heron B & B

Phone: 218-365-4720


BWCA (Ely), Minnesota
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Poplar Creek Guesthouse Bed & Breakfast

Phone: 218-388-4487
Toll Free: 1-800-322-8327
Ski-in lodging at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, cabins and wilderness yurts along the 40 kilometer Banadad Ski Trail network. Both ski and snowshoe trails start at our front doors. The Banadad is the BWCA's longest tracked trail and is centrally located on the 210 Kilometer Gunflint Nordic Trail System. Exclussive manager of the Gunflint Nordic Trails Lodge to Lodge and Yurt Ski Program.

Gunflint Trail (Grand Marais), Minnesota
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My Lake Home Bed & Breakfast

Phone: 218-659-4797

Step outside the doors of My Lake Home B&B to 5k of groomed cross country ski trails. Our trails travel thru hardwood forest of some very interesting red and white pines in the Chippewa national forest. Wind thru wetlands of cedars where viewing the lake is magnificant or check out the eagles nest trail where you can ski right under an active eagles nest. The single track trails are groomed and maintained by the innkeepers of My Lake Home B&B. The Inn hosts a full moon skiing and bond fire each month with free smores. If you are new and want to give it a try, Kathryn will assist you with a ski lesson or accompany you on the trails. Ski & Snowshoe rentals available.

Grand Rapids (Squaw Lake), Minnesota
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Northrop Oftedahl House

Phone: (507) 451-4040


Owatonna, Minnesota
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Baptism River Inn Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 218-353-0707
Toll Free: 877-353-0707
We're located right in the heart of Minnesota's Lake Superior North Shore. There are too many ski and snowshoe opportunities to even mention. The closest cross country skiing is at the Silver Bay Northwoods Trail system or Tettecouche and Split Rock State Parks. Many guests make a short swing up Highway 1 to enjoy the serenity of the pine studded Flathorn/Gegoka ski trails in the Superior National Forest near Isabella. Or grab some of our complimentary snowshoes and head out the back door to make your own tracks through the vast woods adjoining our inn. We also offer accomodations at our sister lodging at the National Forest Lodge. Check it out at www.NationalForestLodge.com.

North Shore (Silver Bay), Minnesota
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Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 888-832-5606
Toll Free: 888-832-5606

Duluth (Two Harbors), Minnesota
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A G Thomson House Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 218-724-3464
Toll Free: 877-807-8077
Duluth has some of the finest trails in Minnesota and we are near most of them. From the ever popular Snowflake Ski Center to the gorgeous Lester Park Trail system which is lit at night, you will find trails for the beginner to the intermediate.

Duluth, Minnesota
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My Lake Home Bed & Breakfast

Phone: 218-659-4797

On Site groomed cross country ski trails. Yes just step right out side our doors snap your ski's on and go. We have over 200 acres of groomed single track trails that travel through hardwoods, birch, aspen and cedars. Follow the lake or ski deep into the Chippewa National Forest. These are very private trails and you'll have them all to yourself. My Lake Home offers a monthly moon lit ski and bondfire. No passes or fees required, this is just one of our many amenities.

Grand Rapids (Squaw Lake), Minnesota
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Water Street Inn

Phone: 651-439-6000


St. Paul (Stillwater), Minnesota
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Historic Inn on Ramsey

Phone: 651-437-3297


Stillwater (Hastings), Minnesota
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Outing Lodge

Phone: 651-439-9747

The Outing Lodge is located within Pine Point Park. The park contains 300 acres of beautifully wooded land and is the beginning of The Gateway State Trail. The Gateway Trail is an 18 mile, paved trail stretching from Stillwater, MN to Saint Paul, MN. http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_trails/gateway/index.html

St. Paul (Stillwater), Minnesota
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Deutsche Strasse Bed and Breakfast

Phone: 507-354-2005
Toll Free: 1-866-226-9856
Enjoy Cross-country skiing groomed trails (6 miles of easy to intermediate)(or snow shoeing (2 miles) at MN Flandrau State Park,which is located along the city limits of New Ulm. The Deutsche Strasse B&B is only 2.1 miles from the park. Our Ski & Spa package includes rental of ski equipment or snow shoes for two, day park pass, ski passes for two, hot chocolate & popcorn upon your return from the park, and a massage for two. $179.00 + tax. Available with one or two night stays. Price subject to tax. Arrangements must be made a minimum of three days prior to arrival.

Mankato (New Ulm), Minnesota
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Soleil Levant B & B

Phone: 651-674-7361

Groomed cross country ski trails in nearby Wild River State Park, just a half-mile from Soleil Levant B&B

Taylors Falls (Harris), Minnesota
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Historic Hutchinson House

Phone: 507-384-3291

River Bend Nature Center is 743 acres cradling the Straight River and features a variety of habitats including wetlands and forests. 10 miles of trails are groomed for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Wildlife such as raccoons, beavers, white-tailed deer, gray and red fox, mink and other small mammals make RBNC their home. RBNC also provides an excellent spot for birding with many resident and migratory species. An interpretive center is available Monday-Saturday from 8am - 5pm for questions and trail hours are from 6am-10pm daily.

Northfield (Faribault), Minnesota
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305 NW 2nd Street
Faribault, MN 55021
952-303-2325
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