in Castle Country
Castle Country, along with most of Utah, gets plenty of the white stuff in the winter. In fact, we love getting out and playing in the snow as often as possible. During the winter months there are plenty of opportunities for activities such as Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing and Snowmobiling, not to mention Winter Ice Fishing. Read below for more detailed information on our Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing and Snowmobiling.
If the beauty of the mountains calls to you, even in the winter, try Castle Country's cross country skiing. Following snow-covered roads through the breathtaking Manti-LaSal National Forest and near Scofield State Park, cross country skiing takes visitors through the winter ranges of some of Utah's wildest residents. Mule deer, elk, and even hares and raptors are all seen in Castle Country's backcountry.
If you can walk, you can snowshoe and seeing Castle Country by snowshoe the way to get to know it. By following either groomed roads or snowpacked paths, snowshoeing takes you into some of the most breathtaking country around. Snowcovered pines and bare aspens open up on sweeping vistas. Trails take you near historic ghost towns and modern mining operations. Guides are available to customize a tour for your entire family.
Utah has one of the best snowmobile trail systems in the country and Castle Country provides one of the most scenic sections. Snowmobilers will find hundreds of miles of groomed and ungroomed trails in the high mountainous regions. The Skyline Drive Scenic Backway provides 87 miles of snowmobiling excitement. With dramatic views and wildlife viewing opportunities, this ride is one of the best. Several guides and outfitters offer tours and equipment rentals.