Zillertal and especially Mayrhofen are an eldorado for snowboarders. Every year many snowboard pros shake hands in Mayrhofen, the location couldn’t be better. All the skiing resorts round Mayrhofen sets up first class snowboard and freestyle snowparks. Built by professional snowboarders, these parks promise fun to beginners and experienced riders and are well known all over the world in snowboarding circles - Vans Penken Park directly in Mayrhofen skiing area, Betterpark in Hintertux and Hochzillertal are just a few of them, annual competitions are held and attract thousands of snowboarders.
Snowboarding in the Zillertal back country is worth mentioning, wide areas of the Zillertaler mountains are left natural with no cable cars and no other technical lift ups. Some of these areas are reachable from the skiing areas but other can only be reached on foot.