Outdoor Adventure

Winter Sports

No snow in Arizona? Known mostly for its deserts and heat, Arizona just might surprise you with its snowy alpine offerings and winter fun.

Three ski resorts conveniently spaced across the state are developed for downhill skiers and snowboarders. Plus, there are many naturally snow-capped areas perfect for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Expect crisp, sunny weather throughout the season on the challenging, beautiful slopes of Arizona.

Winter Sports
Cross-country skiing at Arizona Nordic Center

Destination: Adventure

Arizona's Winter Wonderlands

Eastern Arizona

Sunrise Park Resort

Sunrise Park Resort can be found in the charming mountain town of Greer, Arizona. Three mountains and designated areas for snowboarding, cross-country skiing, and little ones provide plenty of area to play.

Southern Arizona

Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley

Located near sunny Tucson in southern Arizona, Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley features 21 trails, a tasty indoor restaurant, casual patio café, fudge shop, and a cookie cabin. There are also several cabins and lodges for overnight stays.

Northern Arizona

Arizona Snowbowl

Go where the locals go. Located on the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff, Arizona Snowbowl is the state’s most popular ski destination. With more than 32 runs of varying difficulty, Snowbowl is ideal for families and ski pros alike.

Northern Arizona

Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Meander peacefully through an untouched snowy scene fit for a postcard in northern Arizona. Start at Arizona Nordic Village and get ready for trails and picturesque landscapes that stretch for miles.


Cities & Regions

From the abundance of Saguaro cactuses and unique wildlife in the Sonoran Desert to the high country and forests of the White Mountains to the breathtaking Grand Canyon, Arizona’s regions are full of experiences that don’t disappoint.