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Cumming Nature Center > Programs & Events

Winter at CNC

During snow season, the Nature Center offers 12 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails and 3 miles of snowshoe trails that transport visitors through peaceful forests, open meadows, and our iconic red pine stand. Cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals are available at the Visitors Center.

  • Cumming Nature Center

  • $5 admission (FREE for members & children under 3)

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Winter is a magical time of year to visit the nature center! Explore our cross-country ski and snowshoe offerings below, and check out the special winter events happening throughout the season.

To inquire about group reservations or private events, please call 585.374.6160. Winter pricing and offerings can be downloaded here or found below.

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING | SKI LESSONS | SNOWSHOEING | EVENTS | TRAIL CONDITIONS


CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Our 12 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails cover a range of terrain and habitats. Skiers of all levels can glide through hemlock groves, pass by beaver dams, and wander through upland forests.

Ski rentals are available at the Visitors Center, including a full range of kids ski sizes and a ski pulk for parents to bring infants and toddlers out with them on the trail.

SKI Rental FEEs

Ski Package (Boots, Skis, Poles)……….. $15
Boots, skis, or poles only………..$5
Ski Pulk………..$20/hr (2 hour minimum)

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SNOWSHOEING

Explore the winter woods and take a snowy stroll on a pair of our classic wooden snowshoes. Perfect for a nostalgic family outing or a unique date idea, visitors can explore 3 miles of gentle woodland trails. When the snow is packed down, hikers are welcome to walk them as well.

Snowshoe rental………..$5
Sled rental (for toddlers)………..$5

UPCOMING WINTER EVENTS

  • Yoga in the Pines

    Enjoy an invigorating, meditative yoga experience in the cathedral pines with Lynne Boucher of Yoga Revolution.

    • Cumming Nature Center
    • May 11 & 19

    • Adults 18+

  • Gnome Roam

    Gnomes are on the loose at Cumming Nature Center from December through March, and you’re invited to come hike or snowshoe as you join in the fun!

    • Cumming Nature Center
    • December – March

    • All Ages

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