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Cross-country ski trail conditions for Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit

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Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit


Nordic trails

Trails are not groomed and are not open to foot traffic.  More...


Comments: Warm weather has created unfavorable skate / classic skiing conditions. Prolific bare spots, ice, and patches of slush are present throughout the trail system. Forecasted moderate temperatures and potential rainfall will perpetuate these adverse conditions. --The BLUE trail off of N2 will remain ungroomable for the rest of the season due to underlying hazards on the trail. This section will be repaired in the spring; we apologize for the inconvenience.

Last Updated: Monday, February 19, 2018 4:12:43 PM

State Trail Pass required for cross-country skiing: Yes
Directions: Map
Hotline: 262-594-6202
Phone: 262-594-6200
Property information: Website



McMiller trails

Trails are not groomed and are not open to foot traffic.  More...


Comments: Warm weather has created unfavorable skate / classic skiing conditions. Prolific bare spots, ice, and patches of slush are present throughout the trail system. Forecasted moderate temperatures and potential rainfall will perpetuate these adverse conditions.

Last Updated: Monday, February 19, 2018 4:12:59 PM

State Trail Pass required for cross-country skiing: Yes
Directions: Map
Hotline: 262-594-6202
Phone: 262-594-6200
Property information: Website


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Last revised: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Cross-country ski trails

Get Outdoors and go skiing!

Wisconsin's state parks and forests take on a special beauty during winter. Enjoy the winter scenery, get healthy exercise and have some fun by cross-country skiing on hundreds of miles of trails. Some trails are tracked for traditional skiing, some groomed for skate-style skiing and many are wide enough to accommodate both styles. There are also numerous miles of ungroomed trail for skiers to explore.

State Trail Pass

Most properties require a vehicle admission sticker to park at the property. Several properties also require a state trail pass for all skiers age 16 and older. These fees go directly to support the operation of the Wisconsin State Park System.

Groomed Trails

Wisconsin's state park trails are maintained by department staff and volunteer groomers. Ski trail conditions are subject to change and may be closed if snow conditions are poor. Click on the link for the property where you are interested in skiing for more information.

Hiking, snowshoeing and pets

To keep ski trails in the best condition possible, once the trails are snow-covered, hiking, snowshoeing, pets and other uses are not permitted on the ski trails. Other property trails are designated for these uses. Skijoring and dog-sledding are also not allowed on groomed ski trails. For more information about these activities on DNR lands, see:

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