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Group of snowshoers led by CCF naturalist at Alta

Snowshoe with a Naturalist

look for animal tracks and see the history of alta all while surrounded by some of Utah's most beautiful mountains.

The Cottonwood Canyons Foundation is proud to partner with Alta to offer $10 per person, naturalist-led snowshoe tours through Alta's famous powder. Look for animal tracks and the flora and fauna of Little Cottonwood Canyon, all while surrounded by some of Utah's most beautiful mountains. Naturalist guides talk about everything from animal adaptations and trees, to the history of Little Cottonwood Canyon and Alta!

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2023–2024 DATES

  • January 19th, 2024
  • February 16th, 2024
  • March 15th, 2024
  • April 13th - Alta Earth Day

Tours are weather conditions permitting.

What to bring

  • Snowshoes
  • Snowboots
  • Snowpants
  • Sunscreen
  • Warm jacket
  • Water
  • Gloves
  • Layers of warm clothing
  • Sunglasses or a Hat

Snowshoes are not provided, so please bring your own set of snowshoes. Snowshoe rentals are available at the Alta Ski Shop. Please make sure you are wearing proper snowboots for this event.


Snowshoe tours are limited, pre-registration and payment are required to secure your spot. The $10 fee does apply for this event and all proceeds go to support Cottonwood Canyons Foundation.

More Info

Where to meet

Please meet at 1:15pm outside the east end of the Albion Day Lodge near the ski racks.

Attention Educators

Take your students on a field trip they won't forget! Connect students with the basic science of their watershed and the natural history of the area. Email for more info.

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