Snow Play!

Want to spend a day playing in the snow?


Here are the snow play areas closest to the Central Valley:

On Highway 168 (Shaver & Huntington Lake):

*Don’t forget that you need a permit for all of these.*
You can purchase them online here:

http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=1233

Balsam Meadows

North side of Highway 168 east of Camp Edison and 55 miles east of Fresno in Fresno County.

This is the best place for sledding and snowman building on Hwy. 168. Limited cross-country skiing. No snowmobiling.


Tamarack

South side of Highway 168 and 60 miles east of Fresno in Fresno County.

Snowmobile trails, cross-country skiing and limited snow play.


Coyote

North side of Highway 168, and 61 miles east of Fresno in Fresno County.

Cross-country ski area with limited snow play. No snowmobiles.


Eastwood

East side of Highway 168 at Huntington Lake Road, 75 miles east of Fresno in Fresno County.

Cross-country ski trails, dog sledding and limited snow play.


Huntington Lake

West side of Huntington Lake off Highway 168, 78 miles east of Fresno in Fresno County.

Cross-country ski trails, dog sledding and limited snow play.


Near Yosemite:

Tenaya Lodge

On Highway 41 in Fish Camp.

Free to use the kiddie hill and the big hill if you have your own sled. Disc rentals available, $15 for half day, $25 for full day.


Goat Meadow Snow Play Area

Highway 41 in Fish Camp


Crane Flat Snow Play Area

In Yosemite National Park


Sequoia/Kings Canyon:

Wolverton

An open area with sledding hills two miles north of the General Sherman Tree.

After snowstorms, it may take several hours before plows can get the area open for the day.
Cross-country skis and snowshoes are available for rent and snowplay gear is for sale at Wuksachi Lodge.

Grant Grove

Big Stump and Columbine are in the Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park. On nearby National Forest land are the Big Meadows, Quail Flat and Cherry Gap areas.

Cross-country skis and snowshoes are available for rent and snowplay gear is for sale at the Grant Grove Market.

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