Whether you’ve never cross country skied or you’ve spent all year waiting for winter, Wisconsin has over 700 well-groomed cross country skiing trails and more than 250 snowshoe trails ready to explore during Wisconsin winter vacations.
Central Wisconsin winter vacations are treated to thousands of acres of public land to explore in Green Lake and Marquette Counties
The Green Lake and Marquette abound with cross-country ski trail options offering miles of groomed and ungroomed ski trails for skiers of all experience levels.
Lake Puckaway and Green Lake
The flat, smooth surface of a frozen Lake Puckaway – Packaway Lake – is a natural inland lake in Wisconsin and covers 5,013 acres and Green Lake, also known as Big Green Lake — is a natural inland lake in Wisconsin and covers 7,346 acres make for an ideally scenic cross country skiing outing.
Winter brings out a scenic beauty of Green Lake and Marquette counties that adds some special to Wisconsin winter vacations, and when it comes to being surrounded by nature, the Grand River State Wildlife Area provides for a cross country adventure.
Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area is a 7,000-acre property located in southwest Green Lake County and southeast Marquette County near Lake Puckaway, and consists of open marsh/emergent cattail wetland, upland prairie/oak savannah and shrub carr/wet meadow.
The Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area offers many recreational opportunities including cross country skiing.