Bend: Guided Moonlit Snowshoe Tour


Snowshoe through the powdery snow-filled forest at night in the Cascade Mountains, west of Bend, Oregon. Learn snowshoeing techniques from your tour guide, and take in the local winter ecosystems.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    4 hour


  • Highlights
    • Marvel at snow-laden trees, and inspect animal tracks
    • Snowshoe in the wilderness areas around Mt. Bachelor
    • Enjoy an evening suitable for a wide range of ages
    • Bask in the quiet wonder of the winter forest
    • Explore rural areas of the Cascade Mountain Range
  • Full description
    Explore the nighttime winter forests of Oregon the way it was traditionally hiked by Native Americans of Bend. Your guide will share the history of trapping on snowshoes and teach you about the local winter forest ecosystems.
    You will explore the areas around Mt. Bachelor and the surrounding Deschutes National Forest of the Cascade Mountain Range of Oregon. Be inspired by the play of light at night on the snowfall, and take in the hushed ambiance of the forest under blankets of snow.
    The tour guide will teach you how to properly navigate off-trail snowshoeing with helpful techniques and tricks. You’ll be able to experience first-hand the natural quietness of the hibernation season as your guide points out rare animal snow tracks and you learn about the fauna of the area.
  • Includes
    • Naturalist guide
      Award-winning interpretation by your guide
      Hot cocoa
      Transport to and from the tour operator's office
  • Exclude
    • Food