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Maplelag — To provide a healthy atmosphere in a safe and welcoming outdoor environment. Offering family oriented outdoor themed experiences that give guests a sense of comfort and belonging, leaving them feeling rejuvenated and relaxed after their stay.

“People rarely come to Maplelag only once, and now I understand why” — Pamela Hill Nettleton, Minnesota Monthly “Maplelag lures its customers with a simple combination: great food, good skiing, camaraderie, and lots of fun” — Will Goddard, Cross Country Skier Magazine “In the winter, there is no place like Maplelag” — Beth Gauper, MidwestWeekends.Com

Maplelag Trails

Members of the Moorhead Nordic ski team out for a morning of practice. November 17th, 2018.

Trails opened on November 12th for skiing!

Click here for the latest trail reports and more information.

Maplelag has nearly 70km of trails for skiing, fat biking and snowhoeing in the winter time. In the heart of the season up to 50km groomed for classic skiing, and 15km groomed for skate skiing.  We also groom around 10km of trail for fat biking and have 100 acres of terrain to explore snowhoeing along with designated trails. We also have access to at least 10km of trail for bushwhacking.  Ski rentals and ski lessons available.  Skates available for the ice skating rink and sleds available for the sledding hill at no charge. Ice fishing is byo equipment but we do have two portable fish houses available. Day passes are available for day skiing if not staying at the resort.

Click here for the latest trail reports.


Winter Reservations

The coffee/cookie bar at Maplelag featuring the famous five bottomless cookie jars. Available 24 hours a day!

Thanks to everyone that has made and confirmed winter reservation. If you would like to make a reservation online, check availability, confirm open dates via e-mail To confirm reservations, Deposits can be done online through this website. Trail report and fall color photos on the trail report page. 


Weddings at Maplelag

Wedding ceremony in the back bowl at Maplelag, October 2nd, 2017.

Wedding photos and  information on the wedding album page.  Contact us at maplelag@arvig.net  as well for more information on weddings at Maplelag.  Select weekends remain available for Spring and Fall of 2019.


A Family Owned and Operated Destination Cross-Country Ski Resort and Conference Center