Cross Country Ski

Cross Country Ski Trails

After the snow has fallen take advantage of one of our winter past times, cross country skiing. The only sound you hear is the swish of your skis as you glide through the quiet forests and trails. Whatever your skill level, you will have incredible cross-country skiing experiences on any of the different trails.

Sawyer County
Length: 42 km or 26.1 miles. Parking, pit toilet, warming building, picnic
area, food/lodging and ski shop nearby; lighted sections for night-time
skiing are from dusk to 10 p.m. The trails are groomed for both skating
and classic skiing. Moderate to difficult skill level.
Barron County
Length: 3.4 km/1.9 km/1.2 km. The trail system consists of 3.4 km
of trails through a mature oak-maple forest, 1.9 km of open field skiing,
and 1.2 km of snowshoe/winter hiking trails.

Fee/Pass Required: No/Donations welcome
Washburn County
Length: 6.4 miles. Located within the Beaver Brook State Recreational
Area, Beaver Brook trail is groomed for classic and offers multiple loops.
Fee/Pass Required: No
Rusk County
Length: 20 miles. An extensive 20 mile trail system located in the Blue
Hills in Northwestern Rusk County. Groomed for classic and freestyle
skiing. Variety of loops and terrains for different skill levels.
Fee/Pass Required: No/Donation appreciated
Douglas County
Length: 25 km. Afterhours Ski Trail includes an extensive network of some
of the region’s finest and best maintained cross-country ski trails for both
classical and skate skiing. Various loops provide a variety of terrain suitable
for both beginning skiers and those with advanced skills.
Fee/Pass Required: Yes
Chippewa County
Length: 4.3 miles. This state park located in Cornell offers 4.3 miles of
groomed trail for classic style skiing.

Fee/Pass Required: Yes.
Ashland County
Length: 13.7 miles/22 km-Classic; 6.5 miles/10.5 km-Skate. The park
has trails to suite all skill levels from beginner to experienced skiers. Trails
are groomed on a regular basis as the Lake Superior snow belt is known
for constant snowfall.

Fee/Pass Required: Yes.
Ashland County
Length: 5 km. Most trails provide a combination of skating and classical
skiing, with two trails for classic only. The trails are gently rolling to flat
terrain meandering through pine forest comprising several loops totaling 5
kilometers.

Fee/Pass Required: No.
Cumberland Area Ski Trail Association
Barron County
Length: 2.5 km. Lighted ski trail.
Douglas County
Length: 10+ Miles; 4 Loops. Trail Difficulty: Easy. Douglas County grooms and
maintains over 10 miles (17 km) of cross-country ski trails between the Towns
of Solon Springs and Gordon just off Hwy 53. Trails are groomed during the
winter season for classic track skiing.

Fee/Pass Required: No
Sawyer County
Length: 6 miles. Loops: 9. Parking, groomed for classic ski trails. Easier ski
trails-Buckthorn, Lakeview, Pine & Clear-cut loops. More difficult ski trails-
Beaver Pond, Ox and Hilly loops.
Sawyer County
Length: 3 Loops - 4 km, 1.15 km and 1.9 km, with access to the Birkie Trail.
Parking, pit toilet, warming building, picnic area, food/lodging and ski shop
nearby; Lighted sections for night-time skiing are from dusk to 10 p.m. The
trails are groomed for both skating and classic skiing. Moderate to difficult
skill levels.
Washburn County
Length: 20 km. 20 km of ski trails located at Heartwood. Ski rentals available.
Fee/Pass Required: Yes
Chippewa County
Length: 16 miles. 16 miles of ski trails groomed for traditional or skate skiing
winding through the quiet and scenic oak and aspen forest and consists of 3
challenging loops. Intermediate to expert.

Fee/Pass Required: No
Price County
Length: 6 miles/9.6 km. A good trail for families. Features multiple loop
sections of varying lengths. Groomed for classic skiing only. Excellent for
viewing wildlife and hardwood forest. Easy/Moderate.
Fee/Pass Required: No
Rusk County
Length: 1.5 miles. Relatively flat, groomed for classic and freestyle skiing.
A fter the snow has fallen take advantage of one
of our winter past times, cross country skiing.
The only sound you hear is the swish of your skis as you
glide through the quiet forests and trails. Whatever your
skill level, you will have incredible cross-country skiing
experiences on any of the different trails.

Fee/Pass Required: No/Donations appreciated
Chippewa County
Length: 8 miles. This state park located on the north shore of Lake
Wissota offers over 8 miles of groomed trails for both traditional stride
and skate skiing.

Fee/Pass Required: Yes
Iron County
Length: 18 km. Several trail loops total 18 km in rolling wooded
terrain. Some loops are classic and skating and some are classic only.
Fee/Pass Required: Donation box is available
Iron County
Length: 10 km. This is a 10 km classic trail that passes the remnants
of the Montreal Mine with interpretive signage on mining. The terrain
is wooded and intermediate.

Fee/Pass Required: Donation box is available
Washburn County
Length: 15 km. Located on county forest land, this trail is groomed for
both classic and skate. Two parking areas are available.
Fee/Pass Required: No/membership encouraged
Ashland County
Length: 7.6 miles. Two loops, connecting with the North Country
National Scenic Trail. Trail Type: Classical and skate.
Fee/Pass Required: No
Price County
Length: 3.5 miles/5.6 km. A scenic trail, groomed for classic and skate
skiing, winding through a diverse forest and open meadow consisting of
5 loops ranging from gently rolling to steep climbs and winds. Easy/Difficult.

Fee/Pass Required: No
Rusk County
Length: 3 miles. About 3 miles of x-country trails, groomed for classic
and freestyle skiing.

Fee/Pass Required: No
Price County
Length: 3.4 miles/5.4 km. A very good scenic trail for beginners or
older skiers seeking a relatively flat trail for a daily exercise routine.
Groomed for classic skiing. Easy/Moderate.

Fee/Pass Required: No
Douglas County
Length: 36 km, 8 Loops. Trails are tracked and groomed seven days a
week, weather permitting, for both skate and classic skiing. Difficulty:
Beginning to Advance.

Fee/Pass Required: Yes
Burnett County
Length: 15 miles. Machine groomed out and back and loop trails. Trails are
16-20 feet wide. Beginner to expert. One lighted trail. Forested, Clam River
headwaters, wildlife. Picnic shelter. Warming house.
Fee/Pass Required: No
Iron County
Length: 30 km; Multiple loops. This is a backcountry trail winding through
the Penokee Range between Whitecap and Montreal. The total trail is
30 km but there are several spurs to shorten the distance.
Fee/Pass Required: No
Burnett County
Length: 3.7 miles. Crex Meadows Wildlife Education Center and throughout
the Wildlife Area. 4 connected loop trails. Restrooms at Education Center.
Fee/Pass Required: No
Burnett County
Length: 1.25 miles/1.5 miles/2.6 miles. Loop trails through aspen, oak,
and pine forests. Shelter.

Fee/Pass Required: No