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Cross-Country Ski, Snowshoe Rental and Snowmobile Trail Information

Cross~Country Ski Trails:
Trails are open from sunrise to 11:00 p.m. Trails are not lighted. We do not have skis for rent. Click here for a cross-country brochure. Warming shelters are available:

SHELTER HOURS
  • Barkhausen Lodge ~ Mon-Fri 9am-4pm / Sat & Sun 12-4pm
  • Neshota Park Shelter ~ Daily 8am-4pm
  • Reforestation Ski Lodge when trails are open ~ Mon-Fri 9am-4pm / Sat & Sun 9am-5pm ~ Restrooms/Changing Rooms open 5am-10pm daily

    USER FEE IN EFFECT
    children under 12 years of age ski free

  • DAILY PASS: $5 Per Person

  • SEASONAL PASS: $40 Single $70 Family

    You can also call our information line at (920) 448-4466 and press 9 for these cross-country ski trail conditions.




    Cross~Country Ski Trail Conditions:

    Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve
    3/21/14 - CLOSED
    Trails are now closed due to icy areas and lack of base in sections.

    Reforestation Camp
    3/27/14 - CLOSED

    Neshota
    3/16/14 - CLOSED
    Trails are closed due to water and bare spots along the trail.

    Brown County Golf Course
    CLOSED
    There are no longer ski trails located at the Brown County Golf Course. Please do not attempt to ski at this location. Thank you!

    Cross~Country Ski Trail Definitions:

    Excellent: Compacted base of 4” or more in depth with no bare spots. Tracks set or reset for traditional skiing on entire trail length. Tracks firm with no ice. For skate skiing, 1” of loose snow with no ice.

    Good: Compacted base of 2” to 4” or more with no bare spots. Tracks set or reset for traditional skiing on most of the trail length with only a few marginal icy areas. Skate skiing trails have hard-packed snow with some icy areas.

    Fair: Compacted base of 1” to 3” with marginally thin spots and rough areas. Tracks set for traditional skiing over most of the trail system with some icy areas that can’t be tracked or groomed. Skate skiing trails have hard-packed snow with some icy areas.

    Poor: Compacted base of 1” to 2” with bare, icy or wet spots. Tracks for traditional skiing cannot be set and skate skiing surface cannot be prepared. Can also be applied to non-groomed trails.



    Snowshoe Trails:
    You can snowshoe in any of our County parks at no cost. You CANNOT WALK OR SNOWSHOE ON CROSS-COUNTRY OR SNOWMOBILE TRAILS. A citation may be issued for walking on cross-country or snowmobile trails.

    We have marked snowshoe trails at Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve. You are encouraged to explore off trail areas of the park on snowshoes as well.

    Snowshoe Rentals:
    Barkhausen has a limited number of snowshoes for rental on a first-come, first served basis. Hours of rental are Saturday and Sunday 12:00-4:00 p.m. Rentals MAY be available by calling 920-434-2824, depending upon availability.

    Snowmobile Trail Conditions:
    Click here for a map of these six snowmobile zones in Brown County. You may also call our information line 24/7 for up-to-date trail information. The number is (920) 448-4466 , option 8.

    **SNOWMOBILERS IN GREEN BAY NEED TO AVOID THE CAT ISLAND CHAIN!!! FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK HERE!**

    Zone 1 - CLOSED
    Trails are east of I-43 and north of Highway 54.

    Zone 2 - CLOSED
    Trails are east of I-43 and south of Highway 54.

    ZONE 3 - CLOSED
    Trails are west of I-43 and east of County PP to County W, then County W south.

    ZONE 4 -
    CLOSED
    Trails are east of the Fox River and west of County PP to County W, then County W south.

    ZONE 5 - CLOSED
    Trails are west of the Fox River and south of Highway 29 in the southern portion of Brown County.

    ZONE 6 - CLOSED
    Trails are west of the Bay of Green Bay and north of Highway 29 in the Howard Suamico area.

    In those Zones that are open, riders should use caution. Be alert for variable snow conditions, especially on plowed ground where snow cover may be marginal. Be alert for icy corners and patches along the trails. As always, stay on the trails or stay home!!!
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