The sport of snowshoeing has gained tremendous popularity in the last few years. Lightweight snowshoes and the discovery of cross country ski trails for snowshoers have contributed to this fun winter adventure. Bear Valley Cross Country carries snowshoes in a variety of lightweight and sport sizes. Hope Valley Outdoors, Kirkwood Cross Country and Snowshoe Center each carry snowshoes and equipment. No special shoes are necessary and this is definitely fun for everyone! There are lots of great trails in the Bear Valley and Kirkwood area as well as SNO-PARKs scattered thoughout the Sierra.
Note: A SNO-PARK permit is required for each vehicle parked at a SNO-PARK site from November 1 through May 30 of each year. Permits are sold as Day Permits or Seasonal Permits by permit vendors throughout northern California. Day permits are sold for $5.00 and are valid for one single day. Season permits are sold for $25.00 and are valid for the entire SNO-PARK season from November 1 through May 30. Visit the SNO-PARK Website to find ticket outlets.