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Meadows Nordic Center

The Nordic Center is open Thursday - Monday from 9 AM to 4 PM

It's Meadows 50th Anniversary season and we are excited to share it with you at our main lodge, as well as our Nordic Center! Our Nordic Center offers up to 15 kilometers of groomed and set track through beautiful wooded trails and meadows. We have both skating and traditional striding lanes however, there is no snowshoeing at the Nordic Center. The Nordic Center is located at the Hood River Meadows parking lot, 1 mile north of the main entrance to Meadows on Highway 35.

Events and Race Schedule

  • March 3: 20k Skate Race - Starts at 11 AM; entry fee is $27 for adults and $16 for students; register day of event; prizes for the winners
  • March 11: END of Year Extravaganza - 11 AM to 4 PM with music, brats and dogs, raffles and yoga!
  • March 16: Green Tour (learn about nature - details coming soon)
  • March 24: Orienteering Tour - Starts at 11 AM; registration is the day of the event and costs $27
  • April 1 - Last day of operation

For conditions and operating schedule please visit our conditions page

The Nordic Center is a modular building at the east end of the Hood River Meadows parking lot (not the Hood River Meadows lodge – skier services building found near the bottom of the Hood River Express). The Nordic Center is where you purchase your track fee, as well as rent equipment or arrange for cross country lessons. VIEW MAP

Contact the Nordic Center at 503.337.2222 ext. 1262 or email us.

There is no parking permitted at the entrance to Sahalie Falls Road. Please park at the Nordic Center and use the access trail to get to Sahalie Falls.

View the Nordic Trail Map here, and "like" the Meadows Nordic Facebook page for updates about operations and conditions.


Track Fee 9 AM - 4 PM 12 PM - 4 PM
Adult $21
Junior (12 & Under) $16 $12
Senior (65 & Older) $18 $14
Adult Nordic Season Pass
Adult Nordic Season Pass Add-On
Junior Nordic Season Pass $49 N/A
 Super Senior Nordic Season Pass (75+)  Free  N/A
Nordic Rentals
Traditional Full Package $32 $24
Skate Ski Full Package $32 $24
Skis Only $24 $22
Boots Only $21 $19
Poles Only $10 $9
Lessons (10 AM & 1 PM)
Group $32 / 2 Hours
Private $64 / 1 Hour
Additional Person $42
 Learn to Cross Country Ski Package (includes track fee, rental & lesson)
 *$49 is the add-on price onto a Meadows season pass