Gooseberry Trail is a 4.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Pinecrest, CA that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from December until March. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
cross country skiing
Spectacular trail first through the forest then out onto the upper rim (northwest) of the Stanislaus River.
Beautiful winter snowshoeing on the edge of the Stanislaus River canyon.
This trail has it all: forest and views. Dodge Ridge Ski Area is nearby for downhill enthusiasts. You'll find a few snowboarders & xc skiers on the trail, but usually you'll have the area to yourself.