Winter Recreation


Winter Activities


We have several miles of groomed trails waiting for you to enjoy in at Suncadia.
Trails are groomed regularly for cross country skiing and maps are available. Bring your own skis or rent them from The Inn every day from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Limited amount of children's skis are available.

Snowshoe Rental: $12/2-hr & $25/24-hr.

Snowshoes are also available for rent, and a great way to tour Suncadia. Grab your family, and crunch around our beautiful property! You can also do a guided snowshoe hike with a member of Suncadia's Recreation team. Cost is 30$/person for a guided snowshoe hike on our beautiful groomed trails. Water and a snack are provided.

Cross-Country Ski Rental: $20/2-hr & $30/24-hr.

Please contact our Concierge Desk for more information-509.649.6461


Enjoy the pristine winter beauty and backcountry scenery on a guided adventure suitable for all ages and ability levels. The tours are approx. 2 hours long with shuttle transportation and full face helmets provided. Please dress for a day in the snow, including water resistant/water proof coat, pant, boots, and gloves. 4 rider minimum per tour. Advance reservations required. Please contact the Concierge for reservations or more information, 509.649.6461.

SINGLE SNOWMOBILE: $195 per person, ages 16 & older only
DOUBLE SNOWMOBILE: $230 total for driver w/ a passenger over age 16, $205 total for driver w/ a passenger under age 15


    During your winter visit please take advantage of our ice skating located at the Village Pavilion. We have morning, afternoon and evening sessions, skate rentals provided. Warm yourself by the firepit while sipping hot chocolate or making s’mores to round out your winter memories. Waiver required for all participation. Please contact the Concierge at 509.649.6461 for questions. Season passes available and discount if you bring your own skates. Hours of operation are weather dependent.

    Price per session: $13/12yrs & under; $16/13 yrs & over
    All day skate passes: $20/12yrs & under; $25/13 yrs & over

    Ice Skating Hours of Operation:
    Fridays - 6:00pm-9:00pm
    Saturdays- 10:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sunday- 10:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm 


    Experience the thrill of the hill on an inner tube with a rope tow return. Enjoy a hot chocolate while planning your next downhill strategy. Inner tube included with lift ticket purchase (no private sleds allowed). Waiver required for participation. Minimum height requirement is 42”, minimum age requirement is 3yrs old. Adult and child must ride tube alone for safety reasons. No pets allowed on the hill. Located off Rope Rider Road next to Swiftwater Cellars Winery (Shuttles available from The Lodge).

    Tubing Punch Passes: $20/10 rides; $35/20 rides
    Tubing Hill Hours of Operation - Weather Dependent
    10:00am - 4:00pm (Every Saturday & Sunday, January - March)


    Check out the Winterfest Guide for more of the season's events and activities!

    Winter Walk and Wade Guided Fly Fishing

    Fly fish the local trout streams on foot with one of our expert guides. The fishing in the winter on the Yakima River can be outstanding. The two to three hour excursion departs from the Suncadia Lodge and includes all fly fishing gear, supplies, waders and boots. Warm beverages and snack are provided during the trip. If conditions are right, snowshoeing to a remote part of the river can be lots of fun on this trip. A fishing license is necessary and can be provided. Up to three anglers per guide at $95 per hour with a two hour minimum. A great way to learn the sport. Please contact the concierge or front desk of the lodge to arrange a Winter Walk and Wade Fly Fishing trip. Trips are available daily at any time.

    Winter Guided Fly Fishing Drift Trips

    The best way to experience some great winter fly fishing on the Yakima River is floating in a drift boat. The winter fly fishing can be outstanding with low river flows and crystal clear water. The trout are typically interested in many of the small aquatic insects that are active throughout the winter months. Trips last 4-6 hours and include shuttle, equipment, supplies, waders and boots, with a light lunch and warm beverages also provided. A fishing license is necessary and can be provided. No experience necessary, beginners are welcome. Trips available daily, please contact the Concierge to schedule. 509.649.6461.  Cost: $375+tax for one or two anglers.


    Hear the soothing clippity clop of hooves as you ride through Suncadia in a sleigh pulled by our gentle Percheron horses - Tip & Lucky. Reservations are recommended, please contact the Concierge at 509.649.6461. 24-hr cancellation policy. Dependent on weather & trail conditions.
    Cost: $18/adult, $10/children (3-12yrs). Age 2 & under-free (must sit on parent’s lap).

    Snowmobile Tours

    Get away from the crowds on a Washington vacation and create your own back country adventure. Snowmobiling is an awesome winter sport that is the number one activity after skiing.

    Horseback Riding with Horse2Human

    Exclusive PRIVATE group rides. Each individual party can arrange their own private horseback excursion... Our trail rides and instruction offer a relaxing and rewarding experience for all who are interested in sharing some time with horses.

    This ride can be tailored to meet your requests for those of you who have more advanced riding skills. If you are away from home, and miss your regular riding opportunities...we can fix that!

    Our 100' x 170' indoor insulated arena provides year round educational experience. Children must be at least 8 yrs old to participate in the Trail Rides, and these lessons can still offer a rewarding experience for the younger horse enthusiast in your group.

    Group Horse-Drawn Activities

    Hear the soothing clip clop of the hooves as you ride through Suncadia in a horse drawn carriage/sleigh. Pulled by our gentel Percheron giants-Tip & Lucky-enjoy family and friends with a relaxing ride with Three Peaks Outfitters.

    Take a step back in time with our rustic covered wagon. This handmade wooden wagon has two bench seats which face each other so guests can enjoy each other's company.  

    Far from rustic, this stunning black and burgundy classic wagonette has wooden wheels and a fringe lined top. Padded seats and back rests add comfort as you ride in style.  

    Flashy yet intimate our vis-à-vis carriage is perfect for weddings and small gatherings. Whether you ride with the top up or down, sit side by side or facing each other this elegant carriage will add a special touch to any occasion. 

    For an elegant touch on your wedding day we offer our stunning carriage and beautiful black and white horse. Whether you are looking for a glamorous entrance for the bride or a romantic get-a-way for the newlyweds, let us help!

    Guided Cross Country Ski Tours

    Explore the trails outside of Suncadia and bask in the pristine winter scenery with a Guided Cross Country Ski Tour. Our custom tours are 3 hours in length and are great for all skill levels. We will provide you with all the necessary equipment and water.

    Introduction to Cross Country Skiing

    New to cross country skiing and want some help starting out? This class will give you the basic skills necessary to comfortably ski on flat or slightly hilly terrain.

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