Northern Wisconsin Skiing

Downhill / XC Skiing Trails & reports
Northern Wisconsin Skiing

Whether you enjoy classical, skating, touring or backcountry skiing, the Northwoods offers the best cross country skiing in the Midwest. The snows often come early (mid November) and leave late (early April) providing skiing enthusiasts with months of winter enjoyment. Have you ever tried early spring

The vast majority of Wisconsin's NorthWoods and the Upper Peninsula is publicly held as national, state and county forest, with thousands of acres to explore. Whether you choose a meticulously groomed trail, a skied-in trail or just want to go it on your own in the backcountry, the NorthWoods offers that "Winter Wonderland" experience.

In the last few years, snowshoeing has also become a very popular winter activity in the NorthWoods. Snowshoes certainly provide an easy way for the novice to enjoy our winter landscape.

Find a Ski Trail by Location

Eagle River


Manitowish Waters


Minocqua / Woodruff


St. Germain

Additional Groomed Cross Country Ski Trails

Lake Superior provides the lake effect snow -- nature provides the terrain -- the NorthWoods provides the best downhill skiing in the Midwest.

Northwoods Downhill Ski Reports

A private meteorologist provides custom weather
forecasts and weather map graphics covering
northern Wisconsin & the UP of Michigan.
Excellent resource for snow forecasts
& snow cover reporting.

NOAA Snow Cover Map


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Upper Michigan Resources

Extend Your Visit Into the UP
Lake Gogebic
All of Upper Michigan

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