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Winter Things to Do in Minocqua

Northwoods Winter Activities

The temperatures falling set the scene for a family experience worthy of a Christmas card. When our waters turn to ice, the adventure continues. Trade your bathing suit for ice skates and your fishing pole for a tip up. Keep cruising the lake on a snowmobile instead of a boat. Strap on some skis or snowshoes and trek through our winter wonderland. When the cold starts nipping at your nose, gaze at snow-dusted pine trees by the warmth of a fire with a cup of hot cocoa. 

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Trail Conditions

See the latest snow and ice conditions on area trails and lakes.

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Snowmobiling

Thanks to the hard work of our area snowmobile clubs and volunteers, an extensive network of professionally groomed trails — more than 1600 miles — are maintained in the Minocqua area. These...

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Ice Fishing

If you enjoy fishing, don't let the snow and ice slow you down. Ice fishing in the Minocqua area is a great way to enjoy the outdoors during the winter months. Whether you take pleasure in...

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Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, & Fat Tire Biking

Many of our popular summer trails become even more picturesque covered in snow. Hopping on a pair of skis, snowshoes, or a fat tire bike gives you a year round pass to explore our wide...

More Ways to Love Winter

Ice Skating

Make family memories teaching the little ones to skate for the first time or glide around hand in hand on a chilly date night. Ice skating around a rink or...

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Snow Tubing

Tubing is fast, easy and doesn't require any expensive equipment. Racing down a local hill will fill anyone with a rush of excitement and maybe even a face...

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Winter Zipline

The Northwoods Zip Line Tour is one of the most exciting attractions in the Northwoods. This year-round attraction becomes even more adventurous in the...

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Snowmy Kromer

With a height of 30 feet and a waist of 16 feet, it’s hard to miss Snowmy Kromer! This larger-than-life figure has become a regular roadside fixture along Highway 51 as you pass the Let's Minocqua  Visitors Center and approach the bridge entering Minocqua each winter.  Read more on the Legend of Snowmy Kromer.