Best Snowshoeing in Wisconsin

This list represents the most popular snowshoeing in Wisconsin. Use this list to plan your next Wisconsin snowshoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Morgan Falls / St. Peter's Dome Trail


When local people talk about their favorite places in the Chequamegon National Forest, Morgan Falls and St. Peter’s Dome are always near the top of the list. They offer the perfect contrast of experie…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Mellen, WI - Snowshoeing - 4 miles
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#2. Dells of the Eau Claire River / Bluff Trails


One of the most photographed small parks in Wisconsin, the Dells of the Eau Claire has the always fascinating combination of swift water tumbling over jumbled rock into a sheer-walled gorge. It is an…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Hogarty, WI - Snowshoeing - 1.5 miles
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#3. Rib Mountain State Park - Yellow Trail


Rib Mountain is marked by contrast. To the north of this narrow ridge, open slopes and ski lifts overlook the City of Wausau. The south side is wild on its slopes and beyond. It is into this beautiful…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Wausau, WI - Snowshoeing - 2.9 miles
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#4. Indian Marker Tree Trail


With the relentless building and paving of modern society, it is amazing to think you might still find reminders of the centuries when Native Americans traveled this land. Blue Mound, the highest poin…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Blue Mounds, WI - Snowshoeing - 1.3 miles
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#5. Greenbush Ice Age Trail


Venturing onto the Ice Age Trail on snowshoes will take you on a beautiful section of the now half-completed 1,000-mile cross-state trail. The Ice Age Trail traces the features of the last continental…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Greenbush, WI - Snowshoeing - 2.2 miles
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#6. Summit Rock / Echo Canyon Trails


The Summit Rock and Echo Canyon Trails pack a lot of gorgeous scenery into a very short loop. That doesn’t mean it won’t be difficult, only that it will be worth the effort. Interstate is one of the m…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Saint Croix Falls, WI - Snowshoeing - 0.7 mile
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#7. Parfrey's Glen Scientific Area Trail


Parfrey’s Glen is one of the loveliest, most intimate little spots in Wisconsin. Though the inner gorge is only about 0.25-mile long, it holds enough fascination to permanently etch itself in your mem…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Merrimac, WI - Snowshoeing - 1.8 miles
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#8. Bayfield County Forest North End B Trail


Once on the trail you’ll appreciate more than just the wonderful Northwoods scenery. Bright snowshoe silhouette cards and YOU ARE HERE maps at intersections let you enjoy the woods with confidence.…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Cable, WI - Snowshoeing - 3 miles
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#9. Cam-Rock Park Area 3 Trail


Single track mountain biking came to Cam-Rock Park recently in the form of a gnarly (bike-speak), twisty, narrow trail that gets amazing linear distance from a very compact wooded area. Snowshoers hav…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Rockdale, WI - Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing - 1.1 miles
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#10. Bear Paw Trail


The rapid waters of the Wolf River are close by. A system of eight trails, all starting at the inn, serves skiers, snowshoers, hikers, and mountain bikers. The Nicolet National Forest is practically a…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
White Lake, WI - Snowshoeing - 3 miles
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#11. Red Cedar State Trail


Bald eagle sightings are common throughout the year. Great river scenery and an 860-foot-long trestle are highlights of the trail, along with the historic city of Menomonie, two quaint small river vil…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Wisconsin"
Menomonie, WI - Birding, Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Snowshoeing, Walking - 14.2 miles
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#12. Great River State Trail


A beautiful collection of rivers great and small, a unique Mississippi River town, and three vast wildlife refuges are encountered along this trail. Near Perrot State Park, one of Wisconsin’s most b…
From the guidebook "Rails To Trails: Wisconsin"
Onalaska, WI - Birding, Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Rail-Trails, Road Biking, Snowshoeing, Walking - 24.4 miles
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#13. Sugar Maple Trail


The Sugar Maple Trail is your ticket to a wonder of winter. Deep in the recesses of a narrow niche in Wyalusing’s 500-foot-high bluffs lies Pictured Rock Cave. In winter the sheltering dolomite overha…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Bagley, WI - Snowshoeing - 1.7 miles
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#14. Big Bay State Park Trails


Every part of this easy ski or snowshoe trek is filled with a sense of adventure, even getting to the trail. There is something very fascinating about the Apostle Islands in winter. They are so stark,…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
La Pointe, WI - Snowshoeing - 5.8 miles
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#15. Rawley Point Trail


There is nothing more foreboding than the rolling blue-gray waves of Lake Michigan on a winter day. Wear windproof pants and a wind-breaker and be glad you don’t live the life of the men who once sail…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Two Rivers, WI - Snowshoeing - 1.8 miles
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#16. Cedar Glade / Perrot Ridge Trails


When it comes to steep ups and downs, trails don’t come any tougher than the ridge loops at Perrot. They are at the high end of the most difficult scale. Even expert skiers would be wise to ski them o…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Trempealeau, WI - Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing - 5 miles
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#17. Minnehaha Trail


Scenic Peninsula State Park is quiet in winter. One of the state’s most popular in summer, the solitude you’ll find will be a relief from the crowds. This is also true for the village of Fish Creek. T…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Fish Creek, WI - Snowshoeing - 2.4 miles
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#18. Ledge Walk Trail


Ledge View Nature Center occupies the high ground 150 feet above the gently rolling farmland of eastern Wisconsin. That doesn’t mean you’ll have to tackle severe terrain to ski or snowshoe here. The t…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Chilton, WI - Snowshoeing - 1.2 miles
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#19. Timms Hill Park Green Trail


You may think 1,951 feet of elevation seems a bit threatening. That’s the height of Timms Hill, the highest point in Wisconsin. What makes it an attainable adventure is that the hill’s actual elevatio…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Ogema, WI - Snowshoeing - 2.9 miles
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#20. Red Cedar State Trail South


Sleepy little Downsville seems little changed since the days when it thrived as a way point for rafters floating great quantities of rough sawn timber down to the Chippewa River. You have to wonder if…
From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Wisconsin"
Downsville, WI - Snowshoeing - 5.4 miles
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