Parks and Recreation
Hill Cross Country Ski Center
101 Wilderness Drive
Fairbanks, Alaska 99712
The Parks and
Recreation Department, through partnership with the Nordic Ski Club
of Fairbanks, offers the Birch Hill Recreation Area and the Jim
Whisenhant Cross Country Ski
Trail system for recreational use. The Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks maintains the trail system and hosts the facility's races. For more information on the Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks, visit Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks
Reservations are now being accepted for facility use.
Summer Season Hours of Operation:
Building open by reservation only
Park hours - 7:00 A.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Live Webcam and Weather Updates
Golf - Course closed for the season
Winter Season Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday: 12:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Saturday: 8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Sunday: 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Cold Weather Closure - due to low usage during extreme cold temperatures -25 degrees or colder the Cross Country Ski Center will not be open. At this temperature the trail lights will be shut off. The warm up hut will remain open.
|Full Day Reservation||8:00am - 12:00am||$750.00|
|Half Day Reservation||Up to 8 hours||$500.00|
|Hourly Reservation||Minimum 4 hours||$75.00/hr|
|Security Deposit||$250.00||Refunded after event (sorry, no credit cards)|
2,500 square foot meeting facility available
reservation form (pdf file format)
|20||6ft Banquet Tables|
|20||5ft Diameter Round Tables|
|1||In-House Sound System (Includes: Mixer Board (16 Channel), Pre-Amp & Amplifier, Built in Speakers|