10 Best Winter Activities in Washington

Instead of hibernating this winter, head out into the Washington landscape to explore the beauty and recreational opportunities of a Northwestern winter. Not sure where to go? Try these top winter activities in Washington.

Summit at Snoqualmie, Snoqualmie Pass, WA

The Summit at Snoqualmie is the premier destination for winter fun. Whether you’re looking for a winter getaway or just a day on the slopes, The Summit at Snoqualmie offers Nordic skiing, snow tubing, snowshoeing, and more.

Leavenworth Snowmobile Tours, Leavenworth, WA

If you’re new to snowmobiling or if you want a snowmobiling expedition in which you don’t have to think about your route, a guided tour is the way to go. Leavenworth Snowmobile Tours is the ultimate crew of experts for your exciting snowmobiling trip.

Kraken Community Iceplex, Seattle, WA

Looking for a place to break out your ice skates and enjoy a leisurely skate…or practice some speed skating? The Kraken Community Iceplex is Seattle’s favorite ice skating spot. You can even enjoy this rink in any weather because it’s an indoor rink.

Olympic Hot Springs, Quinault, WA

Heat up your winter with a dip in the natural hot springs in Olympic National Park. The best place to relax and indulge in the Olympic Hot Springs is in Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort where you can also find plenty of other fun amenities and activities.

Mount Rainier National Park, Ashford, WA

You probably know that Mount Rainier is one of the most iconic national parks in Washington, but did you know it offers countless winter recreation opportunities? This park hosts ranger-guided snowshoe walks, sledding, skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and winter camping.

Crystal Mountain Resort, Enumclaw, WA

Crystal Mountain Resort is a popular spot for winter sports lovers throughout the US and beyond. It offers not only classic skiing but night skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and even gondola riding.

Curlew Lake Ice Fishing, Republic, WA

If you want a less physically taxing way to enjoy the winter than skiing and snowboarding, ice fishing could be the perfect seasonal activity. The pros at Curlew Lake Ice Fishing will guide you along the way to make sure you have a fantastic experience.

Winthrop Rink, Winthrop, WA

The Winthrop Rink is a beautiful destination for anyone who loves to skate, including ice skating beginners. This outdoor rink is a winter staple in the Winthrop area, so check it out the next time you’re looking for a seasonal outdoor activity this winter.

Gold Creek Sno-Park, Snoqualmie Pass, WA

There are a variety of public sno-parks throughout Washington, but without a doubt, Gold Creek Sno-Park is one of the favorites. It’s a prime destination for sledding, snow tubing, and more.

Leavenworth Winter Sports Club, Leavenworth, WA

The Leavenworth Winter Sports Club is a popular resource for anyone who loves taking advantage of Washington’s winter landscapes. The Leavenworth Winter Sports Club offers trails for a variety of winter activities including fat biking, snowshoeing, and Nordic skiing.

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