Western Winter Escape: Discover Adventure and Unique Snow Sports in Wyoming
November 15, 2018—Cheyenne, Wyoming— As the weather cools down, Wyoming wants to inspire travelers to experience the state’s long, snowy season and discover its many recreational opportunities. From award-winning and family-friendly ski resorts to miles of scenic snowshoeing trails to fat biking, the Cowboy State is a wonderland for all winter enthusiasts.
Wyoming in the winter allows guests to experience a different view of the state. With fewer crowds, visitors are free to explore the state and its winter offerings at their own pace. To help travelers plan their next winter getaway, Wyoming has suggestions for the season, including a wide variety of recreational opportunities, warm hospitality and cozy accommodations to showcase the best of winter:
- Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing: Float through Wyoming’s snow-covered trails and terrains with snowshoes or cross-country skis where no car, truck or snowmobile can take you. The Bighorn Mountains near Sheridan, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area near Rock Springs and many other public lands welcome visitors to discover the tranquility of winter.
- Skiing and snowboarding: Wyoming is a destination unlike any other, with epic downhill terrain and sunshine-filled winter days. Visitors can explore the state’s 98,000 square miles, including world-class slopes for all skill levels such as Jackson Hole Mountain Resort — featuring the new Solitude Station — and Hogadon Basin Ski Area, just 15-minutes from the heart of downtown Casper.
- Snowmobiling: Experience the power of powder with Wyoming’s 2,500 miles of groomed and ungroomed trails and jaw-dropping scenery, including the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail System – a 270-mile route following the Wind River Range, Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park.
- Dog Sledding: Visitors will get a different view of snow travel when they discover authentic, guided dog sled tours through Wyoming’s most stunning landscapes. From half, full or multi-day adventures near Dubois and Jackson, dog sledding is a special Wyoming experience.
- Fat Biking: Biking season doesn’t end during the winter months. Snow-covered trails are prime for fat biking. Wind River Country and Wyoming’s State Parks have great fat bike trails and local rental services for all skilled and beginner bikers.