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Snowshoeing and Skiing

Traverse the winter landscape by snowshoeing or skiing the trails this season at the Arboretum.

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Cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals are available when there are four or more inches of snow on a first come, first served basis. Guests are welcome to bring their own cross-country skis or snowshoes when there are four or more inches of snow prior to the start of ski and snowshoe rental season, which starts after Illumination ends (January 7, 2023), and as soon as snowfall permits it.

Trails are marked, and groomed as snowfall permits. Please see the map for scenic trail routes. Timed-entry tickets do not guarantee equipment availability. Payment for skis is by credit card only,

Rentals (credit card only)

Cross-country skis (includes boots and poles) for 2-hour rental:

  • $20 member/$22 guest (costs apply to adults and children)


  • Adults – $15 members/$17 guests
  • Children – (Ages 10 and younger) $13 members/$15 guests


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