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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Providers These companies can get you there

Yellow Wood Guiding - Private Tours

Yellow Wood Guiding is your private guide for photography, wildlife, sightseeing & snowshoeing in Estes Park & Rocky Mountain Nat Park. Book your tour from our website.

Estes Park Mountain Shop

Whether its hiking or rock climbing, Estes Park Mountain Shop has what you need. They also not only sell hiking products but they offer tours.

Estes Park Outfitters

One very fun, quiet, and simple way to enjoy the back-country is to cross country ski/ snowshoe. A wonderful winter sport, that is great for all ages.

Kaiyote Tours

We specialize in guided birding, hiking and outdoor adventure tours around Estes and Rocky Mountain National Park. Winter snowshoe & X-C treks too.

Kirks Mountain Adventures

Located in scenic Estes Park, Colorado. Offering hiking as well as horseback, llama pack, Longs Peak and snowshoeing trips in Rocky Mountain National Park!

The Warming House

This is the place to go for all your hiking, backpacking and showshoeing gear. Equipment can be rented at affordable rates.

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