Steep and Deep

skiing things to do in winter wonderland

You probably already know to go skiing, so we will lay out the options for you. Snowbasin offers alpine skiing reminiscent of Jackson Hole, as well as 5 terrain parks catered to all levels of skiers. Or, you can explore the 1000 acres of newly-accessible terrain at Powder Mountain via two new chairlifts! If you have kiddos Nordic Valley’s slopes are perfect for the whole family.

Cat Skiing

cat skiing at powder ridge winter wonderland

Treat yourself to a true adventure at Whisper Ridge Cat Skiing. Offering tours and over 60,000 acres of pristine backcountry terrain, Whisper Ridge is Utah’s newest and most unique ski area. Private group and on-site yurt lodging options available when one day of dreamy powder isn’t enough.

Cross Country Skiing

cross country skiing winter wonderland

Nordic skiing, aka cross country skiing is featured at North Fork Park’s 7.5 miles of groomed trails punctuated by tall pines and snow covered meadows. For information on lessons, season passes and more visit

Dining Discovery

powder mountain toast to trails

Up your culinary game at Snowbasin. Flavorful expeditions of spirits and food pairings, classes and holiday dinners. Visit for schedule.


snowmobiling in the ogden valley

Experience the thrill of a snowmobile hassle-free! Rent a snowmobile with Club Rec and cruise the solitude of Monte Cristo pass, which bridges the Wasatch Mountains to the east of Ogden Valley. Tours are also available.

Fat Tire Biking

fat tire biking winter wonderland

Have you been biking in the snow yet? It’s super fun and you can give it a try by renting a fat bike from Diamond Peak in Eden. Make sure to check out Powder Mountain’s fat bike trails while you’re at it. Also, go to for more info on the upcoming Sweaty Yeti Fat Bike Race.

Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride

bailey's sleigh rides ogden valley winter wonderland

For a fun winter experience the entire family will enjoy visit Bailey’s Farm. Go on a horse drawn sleigh ride, stay warm with their hot chocolate, and see the elk and reindeer. Call 801.791.1545 for more information.

Tubing Nordic Valley

tubing at nordic valley winter wonderland

Go snow tubing at Nordic Valley’s Wasatch Parc! If you have never experienced the visceral joy of sliding downhill on an inflatable tube, do not miss out on this opportunity for kids and adults alike.

Outdoor Ice Skating

ice skating in huntsville utah winter wonderland

Date-night Huntsville style! Grab your honey and head to Huntsville Park for ice skating. Rental skates are available at Detours. When it gets too chilly, retire at adjacent Shooting Star Saloon for a classic burger at the longest-running saloon this side of the Mississippi.

Venture Frozen Lake

pineview reservoir winter wonderland

Explore the frozen lake in any way you like! Snowshoeing, ice fishing, snow kiting and cross country skiing are some local favorites. Experience panoramic views of this winter wonderland from the vantage point in the middle of Pineview Reservoir…just be sure to verify the lake is fully frozen!

The Ogden Valley isn’t just a great place to visit, it’s a great place to live. View Ogden Valley Real Estate which includes Huntsville Homes for Sale and Eden Homes for Sale. Stay in a Luxury Vacation Rental and experience the majesty of the Wasatch Mountains before you buy!