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Free Ski and Snowshoe Day, 2019

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 8:00am

It’s a new year, which means another Free Ski Day! Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation invites you to come explore the mountains with us! Free Ski Day applies to any of our 18 Park N’ Ski Locations

For a list of locations: Visit https://bit.ly/2QmveUn and click on the sidebar tabs for your applicable region.

Many of the parks will be hosting additional events and activities, such as free lessons, refreshments, and rental discounts.

**This list will be regularly updated as more information becomes available.

*** Keep in mind, all of these park-related events are weather-dependent. There needs to be snow.

Event List:

Idaho City Park N’ Ski

If there is enough snow:

Guided snowshoe tour--starting in the Banner Ridge parking lot. 

- Snowshoe Loop, approximately 2 miles. 

- Meet by 10:30 am.

For more information, contact DeEtta.Petersen@idpr.idaho.gov


Farragut State Park

Refreshments and free lessons. More information to come.


Ponderosa State Park 11 am to 2:30 pm

- Free Nordic Ski lessons with free ski use during lessons

- Free showshoe use, tours, and instruction

- Winter health information

For more information, call 208-634-2164
Or visit parksandrecreation.idaho.gov
Or Ponderosa State Park on Facebook

View their flyer here!


Priest Lake State Park 10 am to 2 pm

- Fat Bike Demonstration

- Chair massages 

- Fre xc ski lessons and a guided snowshoe hike

- Food and refreshments

View their flyer here!



Idaho at ID

Contact: Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation @ (208) 514-2430 or Chelsea.Chambers@idpr.idaho.gov