L.L.Bean: Tracks in the Snow

One of the pleasures of snowshoeing is discovering evidence of active winter wildlife. With a field guide in your pack, identifying the animal tracks you see can be stimulating and educational. The information* links below are a good place to start this fun family activity.

View tracks with text explaining animal attributes

Download tracks page to my desktop for printing

Keeping Track

We recommend downloading the complete page of tracks(150k) for printing and stuffing in your pack for your next snowshoe outing. When you return from your trek, you can match the tracks you've seen and learn a little more about the winter visitors who made them.

*Information courtesy of Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife at janus.state.me.us/ifw/index.htm

View tracks with text explaining animal attributes