There is a flurry of fun awaiting this season for those ready to bundle up and embrace the season. Whether you prefer a quiet morning on the cross-country ski trails or an exhilarating afternoon of snowboarding – there is plenty of snowy, outdoor fun throughout Wisconsin for every pace. We want to remind listeners to follow public health guidance and take necessary precautions for safe recreation this season.
Wisconsin Snow Report
Travel Wisconsin’s Snow Report is an interactive, online tool listing snow conditions for winter sports across the state. Kept up-to-date by 100 reporters in all 72 Wisconsin counties, the map has information on both real and man-made snow at downhill ski and snowboard hills, cross-country ski areas and snowmobile trails.
The report includes current temperatures, a three-day weather forecast, and directories with nearby accommodations and dining options. Travelers can even upload their own winter photos directly to the report. Find the report online at TravelWisconsin.com/snowreport or sign up for email updates to have the report and other great winter ideas delivered right to your email inbox each week.
Once you’ve found the freshest snow across the state, we have some ideas for ways to enjoy it this season:
A great way to explore the outdoors at your own pace, Wisconsin is home to over 700 groomed cross-country ski trails. Check out Mt. Ashwabayin Bayfield for an incredible Nordic ski network that boasts 25 miles of some of the best groomed trails in Northern Wisconsin. Thiswinter recreation haven has options for all levels of cross country skiers, as well as areas for downhill skiing, fat tire biking and more.
Head to Indian Lake County Park just outside Cross Plains for a scenic respite along the trails. These gorgeous trails are groomed by Dane County Parks and meander the rolling hills and slopes that mark the area as the glacial gateway of Wisconsin’s Driftless Region. The trail overlaps with segments of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail and has an outdoor fire ring at the warming shelter kept stocked for skiers to warm up along the way.
Wisconsin is home to the third most ski and snowboard hills in the country. Whether you’re a beginner looking for gentle slopes or ready for a challenge at a terrain park, you’ll find runs for every experience level.
This winter, head up North to Camp 10 Ski and Snowboardin Rhinelander. This family-friendly ski and snowboard hill is nestled in the Northwoods and offers some of the most unique Midwest. Operating with a family-first philosophy, Camp 10 is a great option for all ages with 15 runs. Or, hit the slopes at Christie Mountainin Bruce. This hidden gem offers riders a variety of trails and terrain parks for all skill levels. If you are lucky enough to book the cabin on the hill, guests can even stay onsite!
Tubing is great winter fun for all ages. Experience the thrill of whirling down the hill as you spin down the snow. Head to Sunburst Winter Sports Parkin Kewaskum this season. Just 5 miles outside of West Bend, Sunburst is a 77-acre winter playground and one of the Nation’s Largest and Longest Tubing Parks.
We love helping listeners dream up their next Wisconsin adventure, but please call ahead to businesses to check if their hours or offerings have changed and learn what necessary health precautions are in place.
For more great travel ideas and resources, visit TravelWisconsin.com or call 1-800-432-TRIP.