Posts Tagged ‘cross country’

Top 200 Places: Mt Bachelor Cross Country Skiing

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Mount Bachelor Ski Resort
13000 SW Century Drive
Oregon 97709

As one of North Americas’ largest ski resorts, skiers, snowboarders, and Nordic skiers will find great conditions with plenty of snow, a large terrain, short lift lines, great value, 4 different terrain parks, and an Olympic size superpipe. Mt. Bachelor is nearly 3700 acres of varied terrain atop the high desert of the Central Cascades in the Deschutes National Forest. They also offer tubing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and they host the North American Pond Skimming Championships each year. They are open from mid-November to Memorial Day for the ski season, and from July 1st through Labor Day for summer sightseeing. Dogs of all sizes are allowed throughout the year. In the summer, your pet can even ride the chair lift, and is allowed throughout the park. In the winter, there are some ski trails and trails that dogs can be on. Dogs must be leashed at all times, and cleaned up after. Dogs must be friendly and well behaved.

Top 200 Places, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

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Snow Mountain Ranch Colorado: Pet-Friendly Yurts and Cross Country Skiing

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Snow Mountain Ranch in Winter Park, Colorado, you can book accommodations in pet-friendly yurts for $89. This rate includes a number of doggy freebies such as complimentary access passes for the Nordic ski trails. For more information, please see this link.