10 Best Places for Cross Country Skiing in Wisconsin!

Are you actively searching for your next destination for cross-country skiing? Wisconsin might not be the first place you think about, but it should be. From snowshoeing to cross-country skiing, there’s something for all skiers. Check out the top places for cross-country skiing in Wisconsin you don’t want to miss!

Minocqua Winter Park, Minocqua, WI

From beginner to expert, there are over 50 miles of world-class ski trails, including nearly 10 miles of single-track classic-only trails. The gorgeous snow-laden trees throughout the park make this a magical winter wonderland.

Mt. La Cross Ski Area, La Crosse, WI

Mt. La Cross Ski Area is your ideal destination for a winter day trip. With 18 breathtaking slopes and trails nestled in the bluffs of the Mississippi River, you will find various activities to enjoy. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will find something to love at Mt. La Cross Ski Area.

Willow Falls and Nelson Farm Trail Loop, Hudson, WI

Visiting this trail is the perfect way to spend an outdoor adventure! This route is great for various activities like cross-country skiing and fishing. It's open year-round so that you can enjoy nature's bounty anytime. And don't forget to bring along your furry friends; dogs are welcome but must be on a leash.

Scuppernong Hiking Trail System Orange Loop, Dousman, WI

Explore a 7.4-km loop trail enjoyable for all skill levels; it's a great place to ski or hike through rolling hills and lush scenery. Whether you're looking for a workout or a peaceful escape, this trail has something to offer year-round.

Nine Mile Trail System, Wausau, WI

Nine Mile Forest is an adventurous skier's winter paradise. With 6.3km of trails lit until 9 pm every night and a strong emphasis on cross-country skiing, visitors can enjoy a well-preserved and groomed 8-ft wide skating lane with classic tracks when conditions allow.

Mt. Ashwabay, Bayfield, WI

Mt. Ashwabay boasts nearly 25 miles of groomed trails you can access 24 hours with a pass. In addition, skate and classic skiing trails are near Lake Superior in Bayfield, Wisconsin. All trails are tracked and groomed regularly for an easy, breezy day of winter fun.

Blue Hills Trail, Bruce, WI

Situated in Rusk County, this 22-mile system is considered one of the Midwest's most scenic cross-country ski trails. Since there are various loops and intersections, you can make each adventure as short or long and challenging as you'd like.

Bugline Trail, Menomonee Falls, WI

This trail is eight feet wide (perfect if you love personal space) and goes from the Village of Merton to Menomonee Falls. The entire course takes about five hours to complete. Dogs are welcome on this trail, which can be quieter during off-peak times.

Copper Falls State Park, Mellen, WI

Copper Falls State Park is an idyllic winter destination for the nature lover. Boasting 19.7 km of primed ski trails and 10.5 km of skating lanes, the cross-country ski enthusiast has something to suit even the most seasoned pros. Also, the park's snow belt location ensures premium snow conditions and regular preparation to keep you sliding along.

Hartman Creek State Park, Waupaca, WI

Scenic Hartman Creek State Park has six miles of trails for cross-country skiing. You can also check out the nearby Lola Winter Sports Club, which has trails that are more than double the length of the trails.

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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