Winter

The majesty of our winters are awe-inspiring and transformative. A visit to North Idaho in the winter could consist of simply sitting by a roaring fire or enjoying the freedom of our wide-open spaces to cross-country ski or snowshoe on a sparkling winter day, gliding quietly through our pristine forests.

Snowshoeing / Cross Country Skiing

Snowshoeing / Cross Country Skiing

The snowy mountainsides of Idaho deserve exploration. What better way to experience the crisp mountain air and scenic vistas than on a pair of cross-country skis or snowshoes? Many of Idaho`s ski resorts offer groomed trails. Additionally, Idaho State Parks maintains a number of ski trails within the parks, catering to varied skill levels and wilderness access. With a record-breaking number of winter bluebird days, Idaho is the perfect getaway.
Idaho Skiing / Snowboarding

Idaho Skiing / Snowboarding

Snow-soaked backcountry, legendary steeps, and 28,000 vertical feet of terrain stretching over 18,000 acres make Idaho one of the most sought-after ski destinations in North America. In addition to world-class resorts, Idaho skiers benefit from great snow, sunny blue skies, low costs and short lift lines. If you are looking for the most unique, family-friendly, powder-filled runs, look no further.
Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling

Cruise through the powdery waves of adrenaline and cut through the wilderness to hidden yurts and cabins deep within the woods. Idaho is home to over 7,200 miles of snowmobile trails and terrain, fresh with snow and ready for hours or even days of winter travel. On Idaho`s eastern border,on the western side of the Teton Mountains, the crowds and waitlists of Yellowstone are non-existent giving riders easy access to the same mountain trails and terrain. Local shops can help with licensing, registration and trail information to keep you safe on some of the greatest runs in the west.
Ice Skating

Ice Skating

Lace up your skates and glide onto Idaho`s ice rinks. Get up close and personal with nature on a rink in Stanley surrounded by mountains. In Sun Valley, ice skate year round with the whole family or work your way across the ice while enjoying views of Payette Lake in McCall. No matter your skill level, there`s plenty of Idaho ice to enjoy.
Snow Tubing

Snow Tubing

Get ready for a wild winter ride! Idaho offers several snow tubing hills throughout the state with a range of features and amenities to satisfy everyone in your group. This experience offers a little something for new adventurers and brave explorers ready to tackle the snow.
Sleigh Rides

Sleigh Rides

Take the ride of a lifetime in a horse-drawn sleigh and immerse yourself in Idaho`s winter wonderland. You`ll find a wide range of locations across the state that offer this magical winter experience. Enjoy a sleigh ride with a dazzling dinner and local entertainment, snuggle up during a romantic ride meant for two, or grab the whole family and head out into Idaho`s enchanted wilderness this winter.
Location: 1413 UPPER GOLD CREEK, SANDPOINT, IDAHO 83864
Phone: (208) 263-9066
Schweitzer Mountain-Skiing/Snowboarding

Schweitzer Mountain-Skiing/Snowboarding

Stand at the top and stare at three mountain ranges, Canada and three states. Enjoy a variety of terrain from smooth corduroy groomers to wide open bowls and gladed runs. Then return to the top at hair-flying speed thanks in part to Stella - Idaho`s only six-person, high-speed lift.
Location: 10,000 Schweitzer Mountain Road, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 208.263.9555