Located next door to the Black Bear Inn, where over 300″ of snow fall each winter. Enjoy ski-on/ski-off access to their trails. Some of the best night skiing & riding in the area, with 4 lifts. Discounted lift tickets available at the Inn for day or night riding/boarding. And cross-country skiiers are able to experience the extensive, well-maintained 100-km network of trails outside our door. Stowe Ski Area
Located about 35 minutes from the Black Bear Inn. North on Route 100 to route 108 to ski area.
Discount lift ticket vouchers available at the Inn. Sugarbush Ski Resort
Located in Warren, Vermont – only about 35 minutes southeast from our Inn. South on Route 100. Mad River Glen Ski Area
Located 35 minutes southeast of the Inn, off of route 100 in Whitfield, Vermont. Dog Sled Tours October Siberians Sled Dog Adventures
Touring Vermont by dog sled can be a truly magical experience. October Siberians Sled Dog Adventures – one of Vermont’s best kept secretes – offer tours in the historical Little River State Park in Waterbury Vermont. This is not just a ride in the sled but an opportunity to be part of the team and have hands on experience running a dog sled. Come join us, as we share the beauty, peace and history of the Green Mountains through the sport of Mushing.
View more at www.octobersiberians.com Snowmobiling Stowe Snowmobile Tours
Experience the thrill of crusing through fresh powder in the pristine forest of Stowe, Vermont. For the beginner to expert, Stowe snowmobile tours takes you over miles of trails through blue-spruce woods and breathtaking views of the Worcester Mountain range. Only 15 minutes from the Black Bear Inn.
802-253-6221 Snowshoe Trekking Bolton Valley Resort
Enjoy over 35 kilometers of trails just steps from the inn. Bring your own equipment or rent at the Bolton Valley Nordic Center. Every Saturday from 2-4pm the Center offers two-hour guided snowshoe tours on groomed and backcountry trails. This is a great introduction to snowshoeing and teaches the basic techniques. Explore the forests and mountains; learn about the history of the trails while searching for signs of wildlife. 802-434-6876. Catamount Family Center
40 kilometers of trails including 3 kilometers of lighted trails for night snowshoeing. Guided treks available throughout the season. Great hills for sledding also!
802-879-6001 Trapp Family Lodge
They provide rental snowshoes and instruction. You can go off on your own or on a guided tour with a naturalist.
802-253-8511 Ice Skating The Ice Center
12 minutes from the Inn, this community center located in Waterbury is open daily from 9am. Night skating available.
802-244-4040 Jackson Arena in Stowe
Indoor skating available. Skate rentals. Call for information and reservations: 802-253-4402 Sleigh Rides
Enjoy a relaxing ride through the local landscape. All rides are approximately 20 – 30 minutes from the Black Bear Inn. Shelburne Farms
802-985-8686 The Stowehof Inn
1-800-932-7136 Edsen Hill Manor
802-253-7371 Gentle Giants Sleigh Rides
802-253-2216 Trapp Family Lodge