Deer Hollow Winter Recreation Area

This Nordic ski area is called Deer Hollow Winter Recreation Area. It is located about 22.5 miles east of Cedar City, Utah on state highway 14. It is administered by the Cedar City District of Dixie National Forest in cooperation with the Cedar Mountain Nordic Ski Club and other local organizations. Trails are normally groomed weekly. There are many off-trail options available as well.

LINKS:  Dixie Forest at www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/dixie/recarea/?recid=81662   or  Cedar Mountain Nordic Ski Club at www.meetup.com/cedar-nordic/. Once you are on the Ski Club website, you can click on the “What we are about” link for information about snow conditions, webcams, weather, recent grooming efforts, etc.

PARKING:   A parking loop is located just east of the Iron/Kane county border on highway 14.   It has room for some 20-30 vehicles.

BROCHURE:   The above Dixie Forest link has a nice color brochure and map of the Deer Hollow trails.

CONTACT:  For further information about Nordic skiing in So. Utah or about upcoming ski events write an email to the ski club at  cmnscinfo [at] gmail [dot] com.

Details
Grooming schedule: 
Once per week by Dixie Forest personnel and volunteers, usually on Thursdays.
Cost: 
Free. Tax deductible donations to the Club are welcome to help with grooming costs.
Track length: 
About 20 km, all available to skiers. Some loops are open to snowshoers and dogs. There are no fat-tire bike trails at present.