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Get Outdoors!Date range: Saturday, February 29, 2020 to Saturday, February 29, 2020

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Leap Day Candlelight Snowshoe and Hike

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Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Cross country ski, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Council Grounds SP

Leap into winter fun! Council Grounds State Park will be holding a candlelight snowshoe and hike from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 (Leap Day). Over 2 miles of our winding Northwest Trail will be lined with luminaries. A warming fire and light refreshments will be in the group camp. Flashlights are recommended. An annual or daily Wisconsin State Park sticker is required. Parking is limited, please consider carpooling.


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Council Grounds SP information

Native American encampments once occupied the site of Council Grounds State Park. Located along the Wisconsin River and Lake Alexander, this park is a favorite for water enthusiasts. This 508-acre park also offers camping, hiking, hunting and fishing opportunities.


Mailing Address: N1895 Council Grounds Dr, Merrill, Wisconsin 54452

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: Friday, June 07, 2019