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We have numerous camping and lodging options available year-round!

The Village is taking COVID-19 seriously and we remain open for overnight bookings as of April 21, 2020.
We are taking a number of additional cleaning and sterilizing precautions, and limiting our buildings to access only for overnight guests.
If you are looking to book a stay with us for anytime in the remainder of 2020, rest assured that you can cancel for a full refund or change your reservation at any time at no cost, although we appreciate as much notice as you can give us.
Please practice safe social distancing and good hygiene as recommended by the CDC during your stay to help keep yourself and others safe. The Village and it’s trails offer plenty of social distancing and escape-from-news-headlines opportunities!

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RV/Car Campsites

We have nine dry (no hook-ups) campsites available just off of our main lot for $20/night during the Summer season. Online booking is now OPEN for sites 1-7, and sites 8 & 9 will remain first-come, first-served. The sites have a picnic table and a fire ring, and the the Lodge is staffed 8am to 2pm if you’d like to purchase shower tokens, packaged snacks, firewood, or any miscellaneous camping gear.
Complimentary coffee and tea is available at 830am each morning.
The Lodge restrooms are open 24/7 for your use, and there is a restroom trailer with quarter-operated showers as well. If you arrive after hours, please use the camping payments envelopes and drop-box on the side of the Lodge.

Tent Camping

Guests planning to tent camp: We strongly encourage you to view the campsite diagram before booking. The campsites are placed on the edge of a gravel parking lot, butted up against a small meadow. If you are planning to tent camp, we do allow those guests to place your tent in the small meadow, bearing in mind that it must be directly on the other side of the ropes sectioning off the campsites.

What to Expect During Your Stay

We’re open year round, which means the fun never stops!

During the winter season enjoy our well-groomed cross country ski trails. We offer over 40 km of ski trails groomed for both classic and skate style skiing. With over 15 km of well marked snowshoe trails, the Nordic Village is the perfect location for a winter hike. Trails may ONLY be enjoyed in the winter time with a Nordic Village trail pass and with either skis or snowshoes.
During the summer season, explore over 50 km of well marked trails by bike or foot. Wildlife is abundant as most areas of the center are designated No Motorized Vehicles by the United States Forest.
Each yurt or cabin is equipped with beds/bunks or mattress pads and wood stoves; picnic tables and portable toilets are located nearby. This is the perfect camping experience without having to “rough it” too much.

Camper Benefits:
✔Morning Cup O’Joe
Complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, or tea available in the lodge at 8 am everyday for overnight guests.
✔Outdoor Movie & Friday night ski
Once snow arrives we will have movies on Friday evenings as well as skiing until 7 pm.

Gear Shuttles:
You may wish to add a gear shuttle to your reservation. If you are planning a back country yurt adventure and have A LOT of gear, a gear shuttle might be a good idea to add.

What: We provide a 30 gallon bin to fill with items you wish to have shuttled to your yurt.

When: You must arrive at the lodge no later than 1:00 pm to receive your arranged for gear shuttle to your yurt or cabin. If you choose to also have a returning gear shuttle, you must have your gear ready for pickup by 9:00 am.

How: When making your online reservation, look for the gear shuttle option. You must arrange for your gear shuttle PRIOR to your arrival. Any last minute gear shuttles may not be accommodated.
Cost: $40 round-trip transportation of your gear. If you bring more than we can fit safely on our ATV, additional trips for your gear will be an additional $40.

$60 Large Gear Shuttle available in the SUMMER SEASON ONLY.

There is even cell reception (for most carriers) down by the lodge!

Still debating? Check out what our happy customers have to say below!

Customer Reviews

We absolutely loved staying in the yurt.

It was def an experience!! I really appreciated all of the essential items included in the yurt such as newspaper and matches for the stove. The trails around were beautiful and we definitely got to enjoy nature like we had hoped for. Definitely would go back here next time we go up to Flagstaff.

Cannot wait to return!

Great location, easy drive up and accessibility, clear instructions, and the trails are right there.

We truly enjoyed our experience.

We camp often & bring more for our benefits but this place has it all down to extra seating & a beautiful fire place while you star gaze within your tent. Book it now!

As always, it was a wonderful outdoor off the grid experience.

This was the 2nd time I stayed at the Nordic Village, the 1st time was a cabin and this time a yurt. Loved getting out of the Phoenix heat and enjoying the outdoors. Great location. And added bonus....the roof of the yurt has a sky light so you can look at the stars as you are drifting off to sleep.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there electricity and running water in the cabin/yurt?
We are an off-grid facility, meaning there will be no electricity or plumbing in your yurt/cabin, unless staying in Juniper cabin which has a small generator for phone chargers & lights.

Does Nordic Village provide linens in any of their stays?
YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN LINENS! We ask that you bring your own sleeping bags, pillows, blankets, etc, unless staying in Juniper Cabin or the Ponderosa Room.

What are the restroom facilities like at the Nordic Village?
The lodge remains open 24/7 and has two restrooms, each with a shower stall. Shower tokens may be used for the lodge showers. Port-O-Potties are also located around the property for guest use. The restroom trailer is also typically available for guests to use in addition to port-o-potties around the property and the lodge. Each stall has a toilet, and a quarter-operated shower. Shower tokens will not work in the restroom trailer. Restroom trailer may be closed at facility staff’s discretion.

Can my dog/cat/bird stay with me in my cabin/yurt?
Yes! We love animals at the Nordic Village. We ask that you pay $10/night for each pet staying in your unit. Keep in mind there are other animals on the property, and respect other guests by controlling pets and recognizing quiet hours of 10pm to 6am. Please do not leave pets unattended in your yurt/cabin at any time.

Will I have cell phone service out there? What about wi-fi?
Many cell phone carriers work at the lodge, however, cell reception cannot be relied upon on the trail system. We do not offer wi-fi to our guests at this time. If you need to make a phone call or look something up on the internet, feel free to speak to a Nordic Village employee in the Lodge and they will be happy to help you.

Can I drive my personal vehicle/ATV to a backcountry yurt? 
Motorized vehicles are prohibited on Nordic Village trails. Arizona Nordic Village has a permit to operate our own motorized vehicles on the trail system for work purposes. If you would like a $40 gear shuttle for your backcountry yurt reservation, please select this option when making your reservation.

I’m confident that I will be able to navigate to my backcountry yurt in the snow after dark, do I really have to adhere to winter check-in times?
Weather and safety concerns require strict enforcement of Winter Season check-in times. No guest will be allowed to depart for Backcountry Yurts after 3pm. Late check-ins will result in a booking cancellation. No refunds will be issued for late check-ins.

Cancellation Policies

  • Confirmed backcountry reservations that are rescheduled will be charged a $25 change fee, including rescheduling for snow or weather conditions.
  • Backcountry cancellations received more than 14 days prior to arrival will be charged a $25 cancellation fee.
  • Backcountry cancellations received less than 14 days prior to arrival date are not refundable.
  • For cancellation stipulation for Airbnb units, please see Airbnb listing