A classic form of winter recreation, snowshoeing is the perfect way to explore the snow-blanketed wonderland of Winter Park during the skiing season. Below, you’ll find more information on snowshoeing in Winter Park, CO!
Explore the Serene Wilderness of Winter Park
Winter Park is home to a plethora of Nordic centers, winter fun parks, and backcountry trails that take you and your guests right through the stunning panorama of Arapaho National Forest. In addition, the town also has a number of local companies and tour providers that can help you get started on your snowshoeing journey.
Winter Park Resort offers snowshoeing tours and rentals when you reserve in advance. On the tour, snowshoers traverse summer mountain biking trails and wildlife game trails on a downhill excursion while learning about the local flora, fauna, and history of Winter Park. Tours booked more than seven days in advance cost $39.00 per person, while tours booked less than seven days in advance are priced at $44.00. The resort also offers full-day (8:00am to 3:00pm) snowshoe rentals for $29.00 per person.
Snow Mountain Ranch is another popular destination for Winter Park snowshoeing. The on-site Nordic center has miles of Winter Park snowshoe trails suitable for everyone from first-time snowshoers to veterans of the sport, with rentals available through the Nordic Center. Rentals are priced at $14.00 for a half-day and $18.00 for a full day.
Devil’s Thumb Ranch is also renowned for its Winter Park snowshoe trails, which span over the course of twenty kilometers and even include dog-friendly trails. The ranch has snowshoeing day passes priced at $10.00 for kids ages six to twelve years, $15.00 for seniors ages sixty-five and older, and $22.00 for adults ages thirteen to sixty-four years. Adult pricing is set at $27.00 during the holiday season. Day passes include the use of the Pavilion Ice Rink, and kids ages five and under are admitted complimentary. Packages that include rentals are available for $10.00 to $25.00 based on age.
Finally, if you already have snowshoes or have acquired rental snowshoes from one of the many local rental shops in the area, you can go snowshoeing for free at Granby Ranch. A word of caution: the snowshoeing trails here are not patrolled. If you use the lift, there’s a nominal fee of $5.00.
Plan the Trip of a Lifetime with Winter Park Escapes!
Contact our reservations team for further information on Winter Park snowshoeing and other lovely recreational activities you can partake in during your time in Winter Park when you book your lodgings with us today!