Winter Sports

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The White River National Forest offers spectacular winter recreation opportunities such as skiing, snowhoeing, snowmobiling and sledding. 

Cross-country winter travel by snowmobile is allowed in many areas, some areas of the forest are closed to snowmobiles to protect sensitive wildlife & Wilderness areas. View the Winter Motor Vehicle Use Map to see maps of all open trails/areas and open dates.

Be Prepared:

Each year people get hurt or even die in the backcountry by not being prepared! Plan ahead and learn tips, techniques and strategies for avoiding winter hazards here: Winter & Backcountry Recreation Safety.

Additional trailhead parking and winter safety information is available from Summit County.

Areas & Activities