Snowshoeing

Walking atop the snow Have you tried it?

Have your own snowshoes? Take advantage of your safe, scenic and snowy parks this coming winter. Or if not, don’t let that stop you – snowshoe borrowing is free at The West Woods Nature Center!

Please enjoy perusing the resources below, including information about snowshoe borrowing at The West Woods.

Snowshoe Borrowing FREE Rental Details

You’ll know when The West Woods is ready for snowshoeing by the few inches of snow is on the ground. As a rule of thumb: the deeper the snow, the better for any snowshoe adventure.

  1. Watch our Facebook or Twitter accounts each fall for the announcement that snowshoe borrowing is back for the season.
  2. Registration for your snowshoe borrowing is preferred at 440-286-9516. Any snowshoes not reserved are available on first-come, first-served basis.
  3. Borrowers must be 18+ to check out a pair; anyone younger must be accompanied by an adult, and no one under 40 pounds may use the snowshoes due to their weight. Registrants must sign a waiver form and leave a driver’s license as a security deposit.
  4. Snowshoes may not leave The West Woods except for registered programs. Borrowing can take place any time daily 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and last up to two hours. Enjoy!