Bigfork Community Nordic Center

Bigfork Community Nordic Center (BCNC) is located on Montana State land at the corner of Foothills road & Jewel Basin Road.
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Blacktail Mountain Nordic Trails

Located 8 miles above Lakeside and at 5000’ of elevation, the 25 kilometers of varied terrain is groomed every day from December thru March.
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Welcome to North Shore Nordic Club

The North Shore Nordic Club is a federally recognized 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to providing quality groomed cross country skiing in the lower Flathead Valley. Now in our twelfth year, NSNC maintains over 30 kilometers at two trail systems: Foothills Nordic Trails in Bigfork and Blacktail Nordic Trails above Lakeside. In partnership with the Swan River Ranger District and the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, NSNC is committed to continual improvement of both trail systems by expansion, reconfiguration of trails, and acquisition of the latest grooming technology. The North Shore Nordic Club does not require a trail pass, nor do we charge trail fees. We are ENTIRELY funded by individual and business donations, state and local grants, and volunteer efforts. Our expenses include a School Trust Lands lease, grooming equipment and its maintenance, liability insurance, and two paid grooming employees. Our continued success would not be possible without the generous contributions of our skiers and our community. View our donations page to learn how you can help. Thank you!

North Shore Nordic Club News


We are still looking for a groomer at Bigfork Community Nordic Center. 3-5 hours/day, 5 days per week. Must be willing to start early in the morning. Daily schedule somewhat flexible. Experience not necessary, will train. $15-$20/hour. Please contact Steve Rosso...


We’re open, sort of!  Due to lack of snow, we were only able to groom the upper 4-5 kilometers of the Alpine Trail.  Surprisingly, it skied pretty well! Skiing below the shooting range (about a K up from the hair pin) and the Spur is not recommended....


Tonight is the last night to support both NSNC & the Tamarack Ale House!  Tamarack will donate $25 for each beer drank and 5% of your dinner tab.  We will raffle off our great prizes at 8:00PM.  So come on out to the Tamarack, from 5-8, and the eat, drink &...

Blacktail Mountain Nordic Trail Updates

Bigfork Community Nordic Center Updates

16 March, 2018 06:09

Greetings! Well the official season has come to an end for grooming operations. Our contract to for the use of the state land is up but we will be back next year. In the meantime there is still good skiing to be had. Enjoy the trails and think about dusting off your...