Rocky Mountain Snowshoeing: Snowshoe Rentals & Tours

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Snowshoeing in the Rockies is an experience you'll never forget. Hit the snow covered trails in Rocky Mountain National Park with a pair of snowshoes.

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Where can I go snowshoeing?

Ranger Led Snowshoe Walks
Guided snowshoe walks are offered from Estes Park and from the Kawuneeche Visitor Center near Grand Lake.

  • Estes Park Ecology Walks: Available Sat and Sun at 12:30pm from January 5th through March 23rd, 2013. Reservations required. Call (970) 586-1223.
  • Grand Lake Walks: Beginner walks are available on Saturdays and Intermediate walks are available on Sundays. December 8th, 2012 through March 16th, 2013. Reservations required. Call (970)627-3471.

Emerald Lake
This is a popular snowshoeing trail and very easy to follow.

  • Distance: 1.8 miles one-way
  • Trailhead: Bear Lake Trailhead

Deer Mountain
Enjoy some of the best views of the Continental Divide and of Longs Peak from this trail.

  • Distance: 3 miles one-way
  • Trailhead: Deer Ridge Junction

Cub Lake
Follow the trail out and back along the Big Thompson River to Cub Lake or make it a loop trail and link it up with a visit to The Pool.

  • Distance: 2.3 miles one-way
  • Trailhead: Cub Lake Trailhead

Fern Lake
A moderate climb to Fern Lake adds a bit of a challenge for any snowshoer.

  • Distance: 3.8 miles one-way
  • Trailhead: Fern Lake Trailhead