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.
Things To Do
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.
6.3 miles of trails
Opportunities abound for snowshoeing at Baker. Rent snowshoes online (advance reservations required) 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.
Please note: Snowshoeing is not permitted on cross-country ski trails unless otherwise noted.
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 Chalet.
Advance equipment reservation is required. Cross-country ski sets can be reserved up to seven days in advance as trail conditions allow; same-day reservations are available. Reservations can be made online or over the phone by calling 763-559-6700.
Reserve Skis Online at Baker
Snowshoes can be reserved up to seven days in advance as snow conditions allow. Reservations can be made online or over the phone by calling 763-559-6700. Advance reservations are required.
Ski Trail Conditions
Check ski conditions before you visit!
Parking is available at the Baker Chalet. See the interactive map above for more information.
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).
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.
For summer operations, please visit the Baker National Golf Course page.