5+ Adventurous Outdoor Winter Activities in Spokane

With so many outdoor activities in which to participate, winter is just another word for fun. From downhill skiing to snowshoeing, there’s very little reason to hibernate indoors all winter!

With five ski resorts less than two hours from Spokane, pack your skis and head to the slopes. With Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park the closest at less than an hour away.

Downhill Skiing

Instead of skating in a small oval, ice skating enthusiasts have fun covering a 650-foot long route that includes inclines to provide a different skating experience.

Ice Skating

Spokane offers cross country skiing when the city receives at least six inches of snow and it remains cold.

Cross Country Skiing

While the area’s five ski resorts offer snowboarding runs, Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park is the closest location to enjoy the sport.


Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboarding Park is an outstanding spot for snowshoeing. With plenty of trails available, you can enjoy your time in nature without worrying about running into skiers.


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