Winter Activities

Crystal Mountain Resort

Crystal Mountain Resort a PNW Winter Playground

Crystal Mountain is a world class ski resort, rated by SKIING magazine as the #7 ski resort in North America. Experienced skiers are drawn to the expert runs comprising nearly half of the terrain... ...

Reflection Lakes Loop Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 6 miles, RT  Duration: 5-6 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 4,400 ft Elevation ...

Paradise Snowplay Area: Sledding & Inner Tubing

Families with children will enjoy the snow play area at Paradise, north of the upper parking lot -- at least five feet of snow are needed before it can open. It is usually open by mid-December. The Snow Play area is the ONLY place in the park where sledding and sliding are permitted. ...

Ranger-Led Snowshoe Walks At Paradise

Guided snowshoe walks are daily December 23, 2017, through January 1, 2018. Walks start at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Walks are snowfall dependent. ...
Snowplay

Paradise Snowplay Area: Sledding & Inner Tubing

Families with children will enjoy the snow play area at Paradise, north of the upper parking lot -- at least five feet of snow are needed before it can open. It is usually open by mid-December. The Snow Play area is the ONLY place in the park where sledding and sliding are permitted. ...

Mowich Lake Snowshoe

Area: Carbon River Area Starting Point: Mowich Lake Road Permit: National Park Pass or Interagency Pass Distance: 10.5 miles, RT  Duration: 7 hrs Difficulty ...

Bumping Lake

Non-Groomed, Cross Country Skiing at Bumping Lake This area, elevation 3,460 feet, usually has outstanding snow quality with easy access ...

Snow Play Area At Paradise

Families with children will enjoy the snow play area at Paradise, north of the upper parking lot — at least ...

River Trail (Blue Diamond Trail)

Area: White River Area Starting Point: Silver Creek Sno-Park Distance: 3.2 miles RT  Duration: 2 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

Deer Lake Snowshoe

Area: White Pass Area Starting Point: Yurt at Village Inn Condos Distance: 6 miles RT  Duration: 4 hrs Difficulty Level: ...

Sun Top Snowshoe

Area: White River Area Starting Point: Hwy 410 Distance: 11 miles RT  Duration: 9 hrs Difficulty Level: Strenuous Elevation Start: 2,200 ft ...

Dalles Ridge Snowshoe

Area: White River Area Starting Point: Chinook Pass Distance: 8.2 MI RT  Duration: 6 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation Start: ...

Mildred Point Snowshoe

Area: Longmire Starting Point: Longmire Distance: 6.5 miles RT  Duration: 6 hrs Difficulty Level: Strenuous Elevation Start: 2,687 ft Elevation ...

Panorama Point Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 4.5 miles RT  Duration: 3-5 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation Start: 5,280 ft Elevation End: ...

Mazama Ridge Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 3 miles, RT  Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 5,100 ft Elevation ...

Goat Falls Snowshoe

Area: Crystal Mountain Area Starting Point: Corral Pass Road Distance: 2.5 miles, RT  Duration: 2 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation Start: ...

Rampart Ridge Trail Snowshoe

Area: Longmire Starting Point: Longmire Distance: 4.5 mile loop  Duration: 4 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 2,680 ft Elevation ...

White River Trail

Area: White River Area Starting Point: SR410 Distance: up to 10.0 miles RT  Duration: 2 to 7 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate ...

West Side Road Snowshoe

Area: Nisqually Entrance Starting Point: West Side Road Distance: 8 miles, RT  Duration: 3-4 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: ...

Alta Vista Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 1 mile, RT  Duration: 1.5 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 5,421 ft Elevation ...

Golden Gate Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 2.25 miles, RT  Duration: 1.5 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 5,421 ft Elevation ...

Twin Lakes Snowshoe

Area: Carbon River Area Starting Point: Carbon River Road Distance: 6.1 miles, RT  Duration: 4-6 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

Anderson Lake Snowshoe

Area: Mt. Tahoma Trails Starting Point: Sno-Park for MTTA Distance: 6.8 miles, RT  Duration: 5-6 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

High Hut Snowshoe

Area: Mt. Tahoma Trails Starting Point: Sno-Park for MTTA Distance: 8.6 miles, RT  Duration: 7-9 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

Snow Bowl Hut Snowshoe

Area: Mt. Tahoma Trails Starting Point: Sno-Park for MTTA Distance: 8.6 miles, RT  Duration: 7-8 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

Kautz Creek Snowshoe

Area: Nisqually Entrance Starting Point: Near Longmire Distance: 2.25 miles, RT  Duration: 1.5 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 2,294 ...

Eagle Peak Snowshoe

Area: Longmire Starting Point: Longmire Distance: 4.0 miles, RT  Duration: 3-4 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 3,223 ft Elevation ...

Longmire to Cougar Rock Snowshoe

Area: Longmire Starting Point: Longmire Distance: 3.9 miles, RT  Duration: 2-3 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 2,024 ft Elevation ...

Glacier Vista Snowshoe

Area: Paradise Starting Point: Paradise Distance: 3 miles, RT  Duration: 3 hrs Difficulty Level: Easy Elevation Start: 5,340 ft Elevation ...

Corral Pass Snowshoe

Area: Crystal Mountain Area Starting Point: Corral Pass Road Distance: 11.5 miles, RT  Duration: 8 hrs Difficulty Level: Moderate Elevation ...

White Pass Ski Area

White Pass is a kicked-back, slightly off the beaten path ski area, highly acclaimed by hard-core snow enthusiasts as well as the skiing or snowboarding family. It boasts nearly 1,500 acres of terrain... ...

Feature: Ski White Pass

White Pass Doubles in Size with Long-Awaited Expansion Planned decades ago, Paradise Basin finally opened in 2010, increasing White Pass’s ...

Paradise Valley Road

For cross country skiers who prefer a well-graded trail through spectacular open alpine country, the Paradise Valley Road in Mount Rainier National Park can’t be beat. And with Paradise’s epic snowfall... ...

White Pass Nordic Center

Nestled between the White Pass downhill ski area and the sprawling William O Douglas Wilderness is one of the most delightful, family-friendly cross-country ski areas in the Northwest. ...

Copper Creek Hut

Although it seems a million miles away from that other world, getting here was remarkably straightforward. I am spending this night in the Copper Creek Hut, part of the Mount Tahoma Trails Association's collection of backcountry retreats. ...

Mt. Tahoma Trail System

The Mount Tahoma Trails Association operates and manages the largest no fee Hut-to-Hut Trail System in North America for cross ...