Winter Trails Day

JANUARY 14, 2017 10am-3pm

There's more than one way to experience outdoor winter fun. Many find the thrill and adventure of trekking through the snow in pristine areas a peaceful way to enjoy brilliant views. For those interested in learning how to experience nature while enjoying the winter landscape, the Winter Trails organization and Estes Park's Winter Festival organizers have just the answer: annual Winter Trails Day in Rocky Mountain National Park on Jan. 14, 2017.

Learn how to snowshoe, try complimentary snowshoes from you choice of manufacturers (Tubbs, Atlas, MSR, Crescent Moon and more). Receive expert advice on selecting and fitting snowshoes, along with other fun ideas about how to enjoy winter in the mountains. Don't miss the igloo - a crowd favorite!

Participants can attend free informational clinics which include educational stations on winter activity basics, safety techniques, nutrition and hydration tips, essential conditioning exercises and how to dress for winter hiking and camping. 

Winter Trails Day will be held at the Park and Ride Lot across from Glacier Basin off Bear Lake Road in Rocky Mountain National Park. All activities are free.

Stay and play, as Estes Park is hosting a Winter Festival all weekend!!   See all weekend activities on the Winter Festival Page.