Skiing Near Fargo | Cross-Country, Downhill, & Tubing

We’ve found at the spots to go skiing near Fargo!

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Looking for where to go skiing near Fargo? While we are notoriously a flat region, there are still some skiing spots near Fargo to hit the slopes! Plus, cross-country skiing is a fun local activity to try, with plenty of cross-country ski trails in Fargo (plus snowshoeing!).

Here’s a guide to places to try both!



Note: Please check each parks website below to ensure hills and trails are open for the season. 

Fargo Parks

*Indicates rentals are available. 

Dike East: 100 2nd St S

*Edgewood Public Golf Course & Chalet: 19 Golf Course Ave N

Forest River Park: 500 Forest River Dr.

Heritage Hills Park: Hillside Dr. 

Island Park: 302 7th St S

Iwen Park: 1209 52nd Ave S

Lindenwood Park: 1905 Roger Maris Dr.

Orchard Glen Park: 76th Ave S & Orchard Park Dr. 

Prairiewood Public Golf Course: 22 Prairiewood Dr. 


West Fargo

No public trails open at this time. 



*Indicates rentals are available. 

Gooseberry Mound Park: 100 22nd Ave S

Homestead Park: 1002 7th St N

Horn Park

M.B. Johnson Park: 3601 11th St N

River Oaks Point

*Viking Ship Park: 202 1st Ave N

Woodlawn: 400 Woodlawn Park Dr.


Outside of F-M Area (Daytrip)

Buffalo River State Park (MN) – SNOWSHOE ONLY

**Maplewood State Park (MN) 

*Glendalough State Park (MN)

Sheyenne National Grassland (ND)

*Fort Ransom State Park (ND)

Turtle River State Park (ND)

*Indicates rentals are available. 

**Only snowshoe rentals available. 



Scheel’s Fargo

*Please also see options above where rentals are available at each location. 


Paramount Sports

Play It Again Sports

Scheel’s Fargo

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Kathy Schommer
Kathy Schommer is the Owner and Founder of Fargo Mom. She is a (nearly) lifelong North Dakotan, married to her college sweetheart, and has 3 rambunctious girls. Kathy is passionate about connecting moms, advocating for maternal mental health, and giving back to this wonderful community any way she can. She loves all things crafting, attempting to read books not related to parenting, and drinking hot coffee every chance she gets. When Kathy’s not attempting to work with her kids yelling in the background, you might find her at one of the local breweries or coffee bars in the area or attempting to find unique treasures at a local thrift store.


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