You can’t go wrong with a cross country skiing or snowshoeing vacation at Black's Cliff resort. Nearby snow shoe trails are easily accessed from the resort. This trail is groomed and a portion is well-lit for night skiing until 10 p.m. To rehabilitate your tired muscles after a long day of skiing on some of the finest trails in the country, take some time to enjoy the cedar sauna at Black’s Cliff.
Minocqua Winter Park offers:
Directions to Minocqua Winter Park
1. Head west on Lower Kaubashine Rd toward Hilltop Rd/Tranquility Trail
2. Slight left at Camp Nine Rd
3. Turn left at Scotchman Lake Rd
4. Turn left at Squirrel Hill Rd
5. Squirrel Hill Rd turns slightly left and becomes Winter Park Rd
The Schlect Lake Trail is groomed for skating and classical skiing and offers night skiing throughout the season! The lights come on at dark and stay on until around 9PM every night. The 10-kilometer Schlect Lake Trail is located just a couple miles north of Hazelhurst on Leary Rd.
In addition, several Northern Highland - American Legion State Forest trails are available in the area, ranging from 2.9 to 12.5 miles in length. These trails may be groomed or un-groomed, and they encompass a range of difficulties.
You can also check out the North Lakeland Discovery Center for more than 20 kilometers of trails, guided ski trips, snow shoe tours and other environmental learning activities.
Or, take an extended day trip to Active Backwoods Retreats (ABR). Located in Ironwood, Michigan, ABR is within a 60-minute drive from the resort, providing cross-country ski trails that cover 600 acres of private land of varied terrain.