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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Candlelight Ski

245 days old

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Cross country ski, Night event
Location: Governor Knowles SF

Candlelight ski the Brandt Pines Recreational Trail System, 26001 Gile Road Grantsburg. This is a free event: no trail passes required. No pets please. Flashlight/headlamp suggested. No hiking or biking on the groomed trails. If snow conditions are not favorable for skiing on the trails, a candlelit hike will still take place. Hot chocolate, warm cider, and baked goods will be available at the warming shelter in the center of the trail system.


Governor Knowles SF information

Hunters will find whitetail deer, ruffed grouse, black bear, snowshoe hare, squirrel and woodcock on the forest. For visitors more interested in watching wildlife, the varied habitat on the forest afford opportunities to see a wide variety of animals, including sharp-tailed grouse, common yellow throat, bald eagles, pocket gopher, mink and muskrat. This state forest also provides a variety of trail-based activities such as hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling, both a family and equestrian campground, and other nature based activities such as nature study and wildlife viewing.

Mailing Address: 325 State Road 70, Grantsburg, Wisconsin 54840

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, October 10, 2018