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In the winter, Harriman State Park in Island Park, Idaho becomes a premier skiing destination with 25 miles of groomed trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. If you are looking for beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife and trails to fit all your needs, Harriman has what you are looking for.

trumpeter swan flying in winter

Harriman State Park lies within a 16,000-acre wildlife refuge in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. This public park is proud to offer multiple-use trails to serve a variety of visitors and outdoor enthusiasts. This includes fat biking, snow-shoeing, classic cross-country skiing and even skate skiing and ice fishing.

If you are looking for a short scenic cross-country ride try out the Ranch Loop. This 1.7 mile ride is considered a generally easy route and takes around 30 minutes to complete. Want to spend more time on a trail? Try the Harriman Hounds! This 6.1 mile loop take around 2 hours to complete and will leave you with some solitude during the quieter hours of the day.

Harriman State Park has everything you need to explore the beautiful Idaho outdoors. Visit them this winter, to get the ultimate cross-country experience.

people cross country skiing in winter