The cold can’t stop the fun! Rusk County offers a numerous amount of enjoyable activities and beautiful winter wonderland scenery. Snowmobiling, hiking, skiing- the majestic Blue Hills allows for hours of adventure. From braving the winter weather in search of the trophy fish or settling in to devour a delicious meal, entertainment for all ages and desires is prominent.
Rusk County houses an extensive amount of picturesque trails creating endless opportunity for backcountry cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. No matter which trail you choose, you are sure to be astounded by the beauty of north woods. Each trail is unique in its characteristics, one running along the mighty yet serene Flambeau River, another offering lighting for late night adventures. The Blue Hills Trail System is comprised of 26 miles of groomed routes leading you through the beauty that makes Rusk County one of a kind. Rent a pair of snowshoes from the Rusk County Visitors Center- free of charge!
Christie Mountain is a dream come true for the avid winter sportsman. A family oriented business, they offer something for everyone to enjoy. 26 lighted runs and 30 trails wind through the striking Blue Hills, making for a marvelous trip both day and night. People of all ages can learn to ski as the friendly staff is equipped and eager to teach how. The superb tubing hills make for an enjoyable day out with your family and friends! Grab a bite to eat and relax by the fire in their cozy chalet. Don’t forget about their delicious hot chocolate topped with whipped cream- it is sure to warm you up!
Rusk County receives a consistent snowfall each winter, providing a long and plentiful snowmobiling season. Nine local clubs tirelessly maintain the trails which make for excellent riding conditions. Get lost in the splendor of nature as you ride 330 miles of groomed trails through frosty pine forests, rolling hills, and along sparkling, historic rivers. Four heated warming shelters are located along the trails to serve riders. These shelters, one of which is newly constructed out of repurposed materials, offer Franklin stoves, picnic tables, and an ample supply of firewood. Visit www.facebook.com/