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Enjoy Lassen National Forest with Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Guided snowshoe hikes are a popular winter attraction on the Lassen Forest. ~U.S. Forest Service photo

A great way to enjoy the winter season is by exploring your national forest on snowshoes. Floating over the snow on snowshoes among snow-laden trees, animal tracks to follow and the quiet of a snow-hushed forest is a magical experience.

The Almanor Ranger District has started to schedule their annual guided snowshoe tours for this winter season. These tours are offered to the general public, community and school groups.

Snowshoes for these tours are provided free of charge and are geared for beginners but can be strenuous depending on terrain and snow powder conditions.

Tours take place in the surrounding Lassen National Forest, but locations vary depending on current snow conditions.

A variety of topics are covered during the one to two-hour program, including basic winter survival skills, environmental education and local history. If requested, programs can be tailored to include the California State Standards for environmental education.

2018 Winter Snowshoe Tour Schedule (Times to be announced)

Friday, January 26, 2018
Friday, February 9, 2018
Friday, February 23, 2018

All tour programs require reservations. To reserve your spot or get more information about our snowshoe program contact Carlos Holguin, Visitor Information Services at (530) 258-2141 or by email at: [email protected].

Enjoying the sites and sounds of the snowy woods on a guided hike. ~ LNF Photo
Jeremy Couso
Jeremy Couso Publisher/Editor
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