Family-friendly snow sculpture competition happening February 22 at Lolo Pass

KAMIAH, Idaho (February 13, 2020) – The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is excited to be joining the Zootown Arts Community Center, Missoula Parks and Recreation, and Discover Your Northwest to host a snow sculpture competition on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Lolo Pass Visitor Center, located off U.S. Highway 12 at the Idaho/Montana state line. Sculptors and spectators alike are welcome to come enjoy everything Lolo Pass has to offer during this free, family–friendly event.

The event kicks off at 8 a.m. (PST) and lasts until 1 p.m., with sculpture judging beginning at approximately 12 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the top three creations. Snow sculpture contestants will be limited to 30 entries, although an entry may consist of more than one person (ex. a family or group of friends). Interested snow sculptors may sign up today at

Those not interested in competing in the sculpture competition are still welcome to visit Lolo Pass to witness the creation of this beautiful outdoor art. The visitor center will also have snowshoes for all ages, as well as youth–sized skis and boots, available to rent for the day, free of charge.

For more information about this and other events at Lolo Pass Visitor Center, please call (208) 942-3113 and follow the visitor center on Facebook at The visitor center is currently operating on its winter schedule (7:30 a.m. through 4:15 p.m. [PST], Thursday through Monday).


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