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Friday, January 31, 2020

Annual Candlelight Ski and Hike

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Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Cross country ski, Festivals, Food, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Red Cedar ST

Cross-country ski the candlelit Red Cedar State Trail from the Depot to the lit ice wall. Snowshoe the candlelit trail in Riverside Park. Hike the candlelit Junction City Trail. All activities start at the Red Cedar State Trail Depot, Highway 29 West. Ski rentals will be available in advance from Stout Adventures and Simple Sports. Snowshoes are provided free at the event by Mayo Clinic.

After skiing, walking, or snowshoeing, warm up with a cup of hot chocolate provided by Swiss Miss and cookies provided by Kwik Trip around the glowing bonfire. It's a fun time for the whole family to experience the joys of winter!


Red Cedar ST information

This 14.5-mile rail trail shadows the steep walls of the Red Cedar Valley from Menomonie to its connection with the Chippewa River State Trail. Along its route, the trail passes through the communities of Irvington and Downsville and the Dunnville State Wildlife Area. The trail passes by prairies, marshland bottoms, forests and farmlands, including sandstone bluffs and other unique rock formations. In the Dunnville Wildlife Area, the Red Cedar trail connects to the Chippewa River State Trail.

Mailing Address: 921 Brickyard Road, Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Wednesday, December 16, 2020