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Cross-Country Skiing | Land O' Lakes WI

Cross-Country Skiing

Escape into peaceful powder

The loudest sound you’ll hear on the trails around Land O’ Lakes is your boots clipping into your bindings. The forests of Land O’ Lakes are a silent wonderland in the winter, a dramatic white landscape of snow-covered, rolling glacial terrain. Trails will take you into the heart of the world. You’ll find miles of well-maintained trails groomed for skate and classic-style cross-country skiing. Land O’ Lakes receives large amounts of snow each winter – some places in the area get as much as 200 inches. All this snow makes Land O’ Lakes the perfect place for a winter trails getaway.

Just north of Land O’ Lakes, you’ll find the Land O’ Lakes Cross-Country Ski Trails. Located in the Ottawa National Forest, the trails include nine miles of groomed routes and loops that can accommodate all levels of skiers.

A bit further north, you’ll find the Sylvania Outfitters Ski Trails. These trails are also located in the Ottawa National Forest. You’ll find a 25-kilometer network of groomed trails that winds through scenic hardwood forests. The trails are maintained by Sylvania Outfitters, which rents and sells ski gear.

Whatever route you choose is likely to be spectacular in Land O’ Lakes, and you can be assured it will be beautifully quiet.

Cross Country Ski Trails near Land O’ Lakes

Land O’ Lakes Cross-Country Ski Trails

9 miles of groomed trails through two loops for skiers of all ability levels. Includes 2 miles of trails through hilly maple forest. Trails are groomed and maintained by the Land O’ Lakes Fish & Game Club in cooperation with the US Forest Service.

Pioneer Creek Cross-Country Ski Trails

11 miles of groomed trails originating at the Conover Town Park. Trails are good for novice and intermediate ski levels with rolling hills. Trails groomed weekly by Vilas County.

Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area Trails

6 miles of groomed trails that run through thousands of acres of land that is managed and protected by the Nature Conservancy.

Helpful Resources

The Tacklebox Supplies and apparel to help you enjoy your day on the trails.

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