Snowshoeing In Winter Park & Fraser Valley
Winter Park Snowshoeing
If your idea of relaxation is snowshoeing through the Arapahoe National Forest, Winter Park and the Fraser Valley is the place for you! With miles of tree-lined trails in an endless backcountry wonderland, there are plenty of options to satisfy your powder dreams.
For the beginner or the experienced, if you are ready to see Colorado winters from a different point of view, snow shoeing through the backcountry wonderland of the Arapahoe National Forest is the vacation destination for you! Home to both Winter Park and the Fraser Valley, the Arapahoe National Forest offers plenty to satisfy all of your powder dreams.
For members of your vacation group who don’t ski or snowboard, snowshoeing at the Winter Park ski area is an excellent low-key alternative. Several guide services are available in Winter Park, as many of the areas ranches and nordic centers offer guided tours several times a day. In addition, many of the local tours often include a scenic chairlift ride. And in the true spirit of Colorado, tour guides will also share with you tidbits of local history and most up to date information about the environment.
Those looking for the ultimate in Winter Park snowshoeing can strap on a pair and set out on a hike! The best way to explore the Fraser Vally back-country, hiking with snowshoes increases your chances of seeing wildlife, gives way to fresh powder and allows access to areas of wilderness without walking on trails!
Suited for both young and old, snow shoeing can ofter adventure or relaxation. Rentals are available at a variety of the outdoor shops in town, as well as at Winter Park Resort. An affordable option for snowbunnies, each pair of snowshoes costs approximately $10-20, making this activity an especially great choice for travelers on a budget!
The Arapahoe National Forest, Fraser Valley and Winter Park invite you to experience a gorgeous Colorado winter from a totally new perspective. So break out those warm clothes, gather up your family and friends and come experience our legendary powder!