Snowshoeing through the white Idaho landscape provides the winter vacation you have been waiting for. Throw off those hiking shoes and don the snowshoes for a trek in the fresh-fallen snow of the backcountry. A trip to southwestern Idaho and this winter wonderland is a family adventure not to be forgotten.
Drive along the forests of snow-crested pines to reach McCall, a winter resort community about 100 miles west of Boise. For a snowshoeing vacation for the whole family, you can choose no better destination. Snowshoe trails are abundant, and this town welcomes snow lovers to come for a visit.
Ponderosa State Park, alongside the Payette Lake, has 1,000 acres and various Nordic and snowshoe trails available. Not far away, only 18 miles southwest of McCall, you will find a new resort (Tamarack Resort) boasting 6 miles of trails for the snowshoe enthusiast, plus 20 additional Nordic trails.
There's even more events to look forward to if you happen to hit town around the first week of February. McCall holds its Annual Winter Carnival, and they will sponsor some fascinating snowshoe golf. You will even be able to enjoy dog sled demonstrations and incredible ice sculptures.
Yes, the home of Brundage Mountain in Idaho welcomes you for a vacation of winter splendor in a place where things seem specially arranged, there in the backcountry, just so you can partake in some of the best winter recreation available. There are plenty of accommodations and dining options available that will please the whole family.