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5 Best Places for Cross Country Skiing in Delaware

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Delaware may be a small state, but it's packed with great opportunities for cross-country skiing. Whether you're a seasoned skier or just beginning, check out these five great spots to get your ski in Delaware. Enjoy the snow-covered trails, diverse terrain, and incredible views of Delaware's winter wonderland.


Brandywine Creek State Park, Greenville, DE

Brandywine Creek State Park is nestled within northern Delaware's Piedmont region, providing a picturesque backdrop for outdoor fun. Trek along its 14+ miles of trails and get lost in the tremendous surroundings with a Rocky Run Trail or Brandywine Trail excursion. Try sledding or cross-country skiing and have a blast.

Wilmington Ski Club, Wilmington, DE

Discover the Wilmington Ski Club and embark on the cross-country skiing adventure of a lifetime. From discounted day trips to weeklong ski holidays, all abilities are welcome to join in the amusement. Unlock the joys of skiing and snowboarding with the WSC and discover why it's the perfect club for novices and veterans alike.

Killens Pond State Park, Felton, DE

Killens Pond State Park is a cross-country ski paradise for outdoorsy types. Enjoy the countryside and follow the Lenape people's footsteps on the trails, bike routes, and cross-country courses. It's where history and staying active collide.

Lums Pond State Park, Bear, DE

If you’re fond of the outdoors, you may have already found yourself at Lums Pond State Park. This 1800-acre park surrounds the picturesque Lums Pond, where countless people from Delaware and beyond enjoy kayaking and other water activities when the weather is warm. The park also has numerous trails, though, that are beloved to bikers, hikers, runners, and, when the snow falls, cross country skiers. If you’re in the western Delaware area between Glasgow and Middletown, you won’t want to miss this beautiful spot.

Wilmington Trail Club, Wilmington, DE

The Wilmington Trail Club is all about embarking on adventures along Delaware’s natural trails and spreading the joy of the outdoors. That takes many forms, and in the winter, it includes Nordic skiing. Check out the club’s group cross country skiing events to enjoy your favorite winter activity with a like-minded group.

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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