Pattee Canyon

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Pattee Canyon Recreation area offers 10 km (6 mi) of groomed skate and classic XC trails. The Northside and Southside ski trails are groomed  and maintained by Missoula Nordic Ski Club on a regular basis as conditions allow. 

  • Access the hilly but beautiful south side trails by heading south/right from the Pattee Canyon parking lot

  • Access the flatter north side trails by crossing Pattee Canyon road at the parking lot

Please do not walk or snowshoe on groomed ski trails.

Pattee Canyon Recreation is approximately 5 miles east of Missoula on Pattee Canyon Drive. 

Dogs are not permitted on the groomed Northside and Southside XC trails. Dogs are permitted on ungroomed trails in nearby Crazy Canyon, and on gated roads off of Deer Creek Road. 

Free. Your membership in Missoula Nordic Ski Club supports grooming at Pattee Canyon.

Land Ownership:
Lolo National Forest

Additional Notes: 
Your membership contributions support grooming at Pattee Canyon. If you ski here regularly, please consider becoming a member of Missoula Nordic Ski Club.