Baker Winter Trailhead

When winter sets in, Baker Winter Trailhead becomes your launching point for outdoor fun. Whiz down the sledding hill or glide along groomed cross-country ski trails. Stop into the Baker Clubhouse for a snack, beverage or equipment rentals. 

Baker PDF maps

Winter | Ski Trails

Find all printable maps of Baker on the Baker Park Reserve page.

Things to do

Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing

a man skiing in front of trees.

9.1 miles of trails

Baker offers high-quality trails for skiers of all abilities. Trails groomed daily for classic and skate skiing take you through woods and meadow. A Three Rivers Park District daily or annual pass is required for skiers ages 12 and older. Passes may be purchased online or at the clubhouse.

Sledding

Sledding

a girl in a black snowsuit rides a purple sled on her stomach. Her arms are stretched out like an airplane and she's smiling.

When the snow piles up, go for a slide down Baker's groomed sledding hill! Find the hill near the clubhouse. Tubes, railed sleds, and snowboards are not allowed. Check the hill's status before you visit.

Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing

a group of people showshoeing

6.3 miles of trails

Opportunities abound for snowshoeing at Baker. You can rent snowshoes and hit the designated trails at the clubhouse. Or those looking to venture on their own can travel along the multi-use trail or go off trail at the Baker Campground.

Baker Clubhouse

At the Baker Clubhouse, you can rent cross-country skis, snowshoes, sleds, a child ski trailer and a sit ski. Concessions and daily and annual ski passes are also available.

Regular Hours

Daily: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM, depending on trail conditions. 

Cross-Country Ski Passes

Skiers age 12 and older are required to have a daily or annual Three Rivers ski pass. Purchase your annual pass ahead of time, or buy a daily or annual pass at the Baker Clubhouse.

Ski Trail Conditions

Check ski conditions before you visit!

Parking

Parking is available at the Baker Clubhouse. See the interactive map above for more information.

Multi-use Trail

The multi-use trail allows for hiking, snowshoeing, dog walking (on leash), skijoring, dog sledding, and mountain biking. The trail can be accessed by parking at the horse trailer lot, located south on County Road 201 (Homestead Trail). 

Other trails

The campground road is plowed for hiking and dogs on-leash. You can access the road by parking at the Baker Campground entrance. Snowshoeing is allowed throughout the campground.

Summer

For summer operations, please visit the Baker National Golf Course page.

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