Cross-country skiing is an integral part of winter in the High Tatras, along with alpine skiing and ski touring. There are top-class cross-country tracks in every resort, all of them are groomed every day. Their total length is 80 km.

The resorts of Tatranská Lomnica and Starý Smokovec offer easy and medium tracks of standard level.

The largest cross-country skiing area in the Tatras is Štrbské Pleso, which offers really professional tracks. Štrbské Pleso hosted the 19th World Winter Universiade and has been organising various professional and amateur competitions. The tracks are open for the wide public too, of course. There are various kinds of them, various levels of difficulty and their total length is 25 km.