In the winter, the North Valley Trails are maintained and groomed by BCRD in partnership with the US Forest Service; the trails cover almost 115km of terrain north of Ketchum and Sun Valley. These trails are located primarily in the beautiful Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The trail systems include the Lake Creek Trails, Billy's Bridge, North Fork Loop, the Harriman Trail, Prairie Creek Loop, and Galena Lodge Trails. Snowshoe trails can be found along the Harriman at North Fork Loop, Billy's Bridge and at Galena Lodge. For more detailed trail information, visit Winter Trailink

Galena Winter Trails

Galena Lodge is surrounded by 50km of groomed Nordic trails and 27km of packed snowshoe trails making it one of the top Nordic destinations in the country. For more information about Galena Lodge, please visit

Harriman Trail

Named in honor of W. Averell Harriman, this 20-mile trail is groomed for Nordic skiing by BCRD and serves as a vital link for the entire BCRD Nordic Trail system. The Harriman Trail is also popular in the summer with hikers, bikers, and equestrians.

Prairie Creek & Billy's Bridge

Located just south of Galena Lodge, this area offers 16km of groomed Nordic skiing and a snowshoe trails.  The Billy's Bridge 8km Nordic loop is dog-friendly and all snowshoe trails in the system allow dogs as well.

North Fork Trails & Durrance Loop

The North Fork trail and Durrance loop are groomed Nordic trails located at the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Headquarters just north of Ketchum. The 7km Durrance Loop is open to Nordic skiers, dogs, and fat bikes. The 4km North Fork trail is dog friendly and also has a snowshoe trail located alongside the Nordic trail.

Lake Creek

Home to the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation training center, the Lake Creek trails offer 15km of groomed Nordic terrain open to cross country skiing only and located conveniently close to Ketchum.