Minocqua Winter Park & Nordic Center

Midwest's premiere Nordic center has 45 miles of groomed trails, 10 miles of ungroomed backcountry ski trails, 10 miles of snowshoe trails, and a telemark hill. Trails are for beginner to advanced skiers. Award-winning National Ski Patrol group is on duty every weekend. On-site Ski Shop & Ski School offers the latest in retail equipment, rental skis and snowshoes, and a PSIA-certified ski school with lessons for all ages and abilities. Lift-assisted snow tubing run and ice pond with free ice skate rental. Day lodge with full-service grill serving Minocqua Brewing Company beer, waxing room, and free wifi. Minocqua Winter Park holds skijoring clinics hosted by the Wisconsin Trailblazers Sled Dog Club. Their clinics are a great place for you and your dog to learn to skijor.

Hours of Operation

Opens for regular business by mid-December and closes on March 31. Chalet & Trails Open Daily 9am-5pm. Snow Tubing: Daily Dec 21-Jan 5: Noon-5pm, Sat & Sun thru March: Noon-5pm.


From US Hwy 51 in Minocqua, go 6.8 miles west on Hwy 70 to Squirrel Lake Road; continue 4.5 miles south on Squirrel Lake Road to Scotchman Lake Road; follow the signs to Minocqua Winter Park.


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Trail Length (miles)

  • 65

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Tracked
  • Flat
  • Hilly
  • Open
  • Wooded


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  • Yes

Snack Bar

  • Yes


  • Yes

Longest Run

  • 600 Feet

Lift Type

  • Tow Rope

Tubing: Length

  • 600 feet

Tubing: Number of Chutes

  • 1