Northwoods Winter Activities

Cross country skierThe temperatures falling set the scene for a family experience worthy of a Christmas card. When our waters turns 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. 

Northern Wisconsin 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 trails traverse a magnificent natural environment that includes 1,300 glacial lakes and 233,000 acres of public forest land. This, combined with our 65-inch annual average snowfall, makes for some of the Midwest's best sledding.

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Minocqua-Area 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 of enjoying the outdoors during the winter months. Whether you take pleasure in the solitude of being out on a frozen lake, the challenge of the sport, or the friendship and good times found in an ice shanty town with your friends and family, ice fishing is an activity for everyone.

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Northwoods Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, & Fat Tire Biking

With such a wide variety of trail options, planning a cross country skiing or snowshoeing vacation in the Minocqua area is both easy and fun.

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Minocqua-Area 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 frozen pond is a Northwoods winter must-do activity. 

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Northwoods Tubing

Tubing is fast, easy and doesn't require any expensive equipment. Why not spend the day having fun with an exciting winter activity the entire family will enjoy.

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Northwoods Zip Line

NORTHWOODS ZIP LINE TOUR is the newest and most exciting attraction in the Northwoods and perhaps all of Wisconsin.

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