Snowshoeing Winter Park
One of the most relaxing ways to explore our incredible natural surroundings is to travel off the beaten path and snowshoe. A celebrated pastime among adventurers of all ages, snowshoeing is a great way to spend time with friends and family and reflect away from the hustle and bustle of the slopes. Snowshoeing allows winter travelers the opportunity to truly immerse themselves in the environment and observe all aspects of nature at a smooth comfortable pace. Taking in picturesque views in more remote wilderness while trekking across the majestic mountain landscape is one of the most peaceful things to do in Winter Park, CO.
For those adventurers that may be new to snowshoeing, it may be easier to learn in a group setting with an experienced guide. The Winter Park Resort offers guide group tours daily at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm that run through the forests surrounding the ski area. You can find information regarding reservations for both individual and private group reservations and seasonal rates here.
Those experienced with snowshoeing can find a number of scenic trails in the area to explore on their own suitable for all ages and skill levels. You can find snowshoeing equipment available for daily rent here. There is a plethora of trails within the Fraser Valley area, each offering its own special view of local waterways and natural landmarks. Some notable trails in the backcountry include Little Vasquez Creek Trail, James Peak Trail, and Granby Ranch. An interactive map found here can help you find your ideal trail to explore.
Snowshoeing is a pastime that’s fun for all ages, and breeds, of winter adventurers. Many trails in the area permit dogs so long as they are kept on a leash. We offer plenty of Winter Park, CO pet-friendly lodging options that can provide you and every member of your family with a comfortable stay. Many of our premium Winter Park vacation rentals are located within a 15-minute drive of surrounding snowshoeing trails, allowing you a convenient place to relax after a day on the trail. Take a look at a list of our rentals available alongside a convenient map here to help you plan your next trip. The map allows you to identify properties near a specific landmark or trail, and each property description will let you know if your furry friend is welcome to stay. Check out the top winter activities here!