Snowshoeing is an ideal way to get outside and enjoy the crisp air of the winter months. It is an affordable, fun way to explore snow-covered fields and wooded trails, experience nature, and a get a move on to burn calories while spending treasured time with nature, family and friends. Check out our cross-country ski area listings to see who offers snowshoe options. Also, check out the "If You Can Walk, You Can Snowshoe" story on our blog.
Snowshoe at Bear Notch
At Bear Notch we have over 65KM of spectacular riverside views, pristine waterfalls, picturesque flat meadows and challenging hills.More >
Experience the wonder of snow-covered trails on the grounds of the majestic Omni Mount Washington Resort. With little to no learning curve, snowshoeing can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels. From an easy stroll to a backcountry hike, this sport offers a great way to stay fit and enjoy the great outdoors. Follow groomed Nordic trails or make your own path through deep untouched snow, take in stunning Presidential Range vistas, explore the trails that meander along the Ammonoosuc River, or trek over the high-country snowshoe trails along the ridgeline of the Bretton Woods Mountain Resort. Please call the Nordic Center for more information at 603-278-3322.
Full-day snowshoe rental- $25
Open Daily: 8am-4:30pm
Trails open: 8:30am-4pm
Snowshoeing enthusiasts have been enjoying Eastman’s 36km of groomed trails in two scenic areas of varying terrain that are open to the public at reasonable rates for five decades.More >
Beginners and experts alike will love our extensive network of snowshoe trails.More >
There's nothing like a winter walk in the woods! Great Glen Trails offers groomed and ungroomed trails for everyone to explore.
Leave the navigating to us! Book a Guided Snowshoe Tour:
Guided Snowshoe Tours: Saturdays at 1pm
Evening Snowshoe Tours: select Saturday eveningsMore >
Snowshoe Nature Walk
Strap on your snowshoes and join us for a fun and relaxing guided walk through our Nordic trails, along the brook, and through our Wetlands Walk. This tour provides a great aerobic workout with a very low-key effort. Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you immerse yourself in this restorative stroll. Tours are held weekly on Saturdays from 2:00-3:00pm and Sundays from 10:30-11:30am throughout the winter season, weather permitting. Meet your guide at Gunstock Nordic Center 15-20 minutes prior to tour departure. Snowshoe rentals included. Feel free to bring your own gear, however we will still have a set reserved for you!More >
Snowshoe Ridge Tours!
Get a fun, beautiful night snowshoe experience, with low-key effort. With headlamps and snowshoes provided, we'll board the Tiger Chair to ascend the mountain, then traverse the ridge on foot! A great outdoorsy adventure! Tour begins at 4pm. Meet your guide at the Gunstock Nordic Center 15-20 minutes prior to tour departure. Tours will be held Saturday nights during the winter season, weather permitting. Feel free to bring your own gear, however we will still have a set planned for you!More >
Guided Tours - 9, 11 and 1 pm by reservation.
Book a snowshoe tour for yourself, your family & friends. Let your guide set the perfect path and pace for you and your group; all you have to do is walk. Weekends & Holidays; other times/dates offered by availability. By reservation. 603-383-9355More >
Showshoeing at Loon Adventure Center
There’s nothing quite like strapping into a pair of snowshoes to explore the White Mountains in winter. Our scenic trail network offers a unique portal to the northern forest, with trails meandering along the snow-covered Pemigewasset River and switchbacks high onto the shoulder of Black Mountain.
On your journey through the forest, you’ll snowshoe under towering white pines, notice abundant animal tracks, and enjoy the quiet beauty of the surrounding White Mountain National Forest.More >
Explore trails winding through riverside hayfields, mountainside spruce and hemlock forests offering a diverse selection of terrain for all abilities from easy rolling hills to more challenging intermediate and back country trails.More >
Access to the snowshoe trails are by the base of the Hurricane chair (Blue Trail) and by the pond on the far side of the Valley area (Green Trail Loop). The snowshoe trails are all connected and make a complete 4-mile loop. Please be aware that Pats Peak does not patrol or maintain these snowshoeing trails. There is no cost to use our snowshoe trails. Remember, our snowshoe trails depend on natural snowfall. There are limited snowshoes available for rent in the rental shop.More >
Twenty kilometers of cross-country and snowshoe trails wind around Purity Lake and throughout New Hampshire Audubon’s Hoyt Wildlife Sanctuary offering access to scenic lake views and quiet, unblemished forest.More >
All of Waterville Valley's 71km of Nordic trails are open to snowshoeing! Explore the wonders of the White Mountains blanketed in snow! Many of our nordic skiers, alpine skiers, and non-skier guests can access easy and enjoyable ways to experience the winter landscape of Waterville Valley! No rental reservations are required for snowshoes.More >