Snowshoeing Day Trips Near Rochester, NY

Middle Falls, Letchworth State Park

Called the Flower City, Rochester, New York is not to be overlooked as a prime snowshoeing destination. The city is located on the south side of Lake Ontario and over the last 10 years, has received an average snowfall of … Continue reading

Photos To Make You Want To Snowshoe Silver Lake, CA

Silver Lake California

Silver Lake rests up against the Carson Mountain Range in northern California along the border of California and Nevada. Part of the Sierra Nevadas, Silver Lake is a haven for fishers in the summertime. However, in winter, it can be … Continue reading

San Juan Island’s Whale Museum: Far More Than Just A Walk-Thru

whale museum, San Juan Island

On San Juan Island in Washington state, a walk along First Street in Friday Harbor will bring you to the Whale Museum. It’s far more than just a walk-thru, and although it’s a non-profit organization, it does charge for … Continue reading

Plenty Of History & Snowshoeing Options On Washington’s Mt St Helens

When it comes to snowshoeing in Washington State, most of the attention and attraction centers on the Mount Rainier area, and for a good reason. Mount Rainier offers plenty of natural attractions and is easily accessible for the thousands … Continue reading

Snowshoeing 4,000 Footers In New Hampshire’s White Mountains

Nearing Mount Tecumseh's Summit

Whether it’s Snow-vember storms, mid-winter blizzards, or a deep snowpack lingering into May, snowshoes are often necessary for ascending one of the 48 summits above 4,000 feet (1219 m) in New Hampshire’s White Mountains  In fact, snowshoe season in the … Continue reading

Snowshoeing in Knox Farm State Park, New York

Knox Estate Knox Farm New York

Knox Farm State Park is the former estate of the Knox Family, who are previous owners of the Buffalo Sabres. It’s a beautiful plot of land that includes snowshoeing and cross-country ski trails through woodlands, grasslands, and wetlands. The park … Continue reading

Play Ball! On Snowshoes

Bases were loaded. One more kick into the outfield and their team could gain some home runs. Excitement mounted as a young woman slammed a large beach-ball with her snowshoe, landing it beyond 2nd base and into centerfield. Two players … Continue reading

Snowshoeing in Allegany State Park, New York

Allegany State Park is located in the beautiful southern tier of New York. The park has some of the best cross-country ski trails and snowshoe trails in Western New York, and the trails vary in skill level from easy to … Continue reading

Snowshoeing Fun in Colorado: Trails and Tours at Frisco Adventure Park

Frisco, Colorado offers a winter wonderland of activities and is only about a 1.5 hour drive west of the major metropolis of Denver. Close to 6 major ski resorts and at the center of Summit County, this small mountain town … Continue reading

The Majesty of Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Since ancient times when early man was on snowshoes, the crystal clarity in the air, crunch of snow underfoot and the profound silence of the deep forest gives way to tranquility of the soul. Whether you are a beginner or … Continue reading

Plenty of Snowshoeing Options in Wisconsin’s Northwoods Region

Wisconsin is home to more than 2,700 miles of recreational trails, many of which are available for snowshoeing. On a recent visit to the Badger State’s Northwoods region, I explored a number of these designated trails, along with breaking a … Continue reading

Suicide Rock, Idyllwild, CA

Suicide Rock is a popular 7.5 mile moderate-to-strenuous hike/snowshoe in Idyllwild, CA. Elevation gain is approximately 1800 feet. The hike begins at Deer Springs trailhead along Highway 243, about a mile north of town. The trail is open year-round, with … Continue reading