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Cross-country ski trail conditions for Red Cedar State Trail

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Red Cedar State Trail

The trail is groomed for skate and classic cross-country skiing and was tracked on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Comments: Double tracks have been set between Menomonie and Irvington. A single track has been set between Irvington and Downsville. There is a wider skate deck between Irvington and Downsville for skaters. Trails will continue to be widened as the season goes on. There continues to be some icy/slushy spots between the 1/2 mile and 1 1/2 mile marks. All in all the trail is in excellent condition with all the recent snowfall.

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2019 2:46:24 PM

State Trail Pass required for cross-country skiing: Yes
Directions: Map
Phone: 715-232-1242
Property information: Website

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Last revised: Monday, February 11, 2019

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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